September 13 in Pop Culture History

September 13 in Pop Culture History

1928 – Okeechobee Hurricane, east coast USA

1952 – #1 Hit September 13, 1952 – October 17, 1952: Jo StaffordYou Belong To Me

1961 – Car 54 – Where are You? premiered on NBC.

1963 – The Outer Limits premiered on ABC.

1965 – The Today Show (NBC) broadcasted in all-color for the first time.

1969 – Scooby-Doo, Where Are You! premiered on TV.

1970 – …

September 12 in Pop Culture History – National Chocolate Milkshake Day

September 12 in Pop Culture History

1609 – Henry Hudson began his exploration of the Hudson River.

1910 – Alice Stebbin Wells was hired as America’s first actual female police officer, in Los Angeles.

1940 – The Lascaux Cave Paintings, about 17,300 year old, were found in southwestern France.

1952 – The Flatwoods Monster was described by several children in Flatwoods, West Virginia. Their mother, Kathleen may also reported seeing a ten foot creature.

1954 …

September 11 in Pop Culture History

September 11 in Pop Culture History

1950 – Dick Tracy debuted on ABC.

1954 – The Miss America contest was aired for the first time on television, hosted by Bob Russell. Lee Meriwether, was crowned Miss America 1955.

1959 – Congress passed a bill authorizing food stamps for Americans in need.

1961 – World Wildlife Fund was founded.

1962 – The Beatles recorded their first single Love Me Do.

1966 – The Rolling Stones …

September 10 in Pop Culture History

September 10 in Pop Culture History

1608 – James Smith was elected President of Jamestown colony (in Virginia)

1913 – The Lincoln Highway opened as the first coast-to-coast paved U.S. Highway.

1919 – Florida Keys Hurricane

1945 – Mike the Headless chicken survived his pre-meal beheading, living another year and a half without a head. (True story!)

1955 – Gunsmoke debuted on CBS-TV and ran until 1975. The radio version played from 1952 to 1961.…

September 9 in Pop Culture History

September 9 in Pop Culture History

1543 – Mary Stuart, nine months old, was crowned “Queen of Scots” in the central Scottish town of Stirling.

1776 – The Continental Congress officially named its new union of sovereign states ‘The United States.’

1789 – The Bill of Rights was approved by the United States House of Representatives.

1791 – Washington, DC (District of Columbia), the capital of the United States, was named after President George Washington.…

September 8 in Pop Culture History

September 8 in Pop Culture History

1504 – Michelangelo’s David was unveiled in Piazza della Signoria in Florence.

1860 – The steamship Lady Elgin sank in Lake Michigan, killing nealy 300.

1888 – The body of Jack the Ripper’s second murder victim, Annie Chapman, was found in London.

1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance was first published by by the Youth’s Companion Magazine – “I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which …

September 7 in Pop Culture History

September 7 in Pop Culture History

1251 BC – A solar eclipse marked the birth of legendary man-god Hercules.

1800 – The Zion AME Church was founded.

1895 – The first game of rugby league football was played, in England.

1901 – The Boxer Rebellion in Qing dynasty China officially ended with the signing of the Boxer Protocol.

1915 – Johnny Gruelle received US Patent (#47789) for his Raggedy Ann Doll.

1923 – Interpol was …

September 6 in Pop Culture History

September 6 in Pop Culture History

1620 – The Pilgrims sailed from Plymouth, England, on the Mayflower to settle in North America.

1837 – Oberlin Collegiate Institute became the first college to grant women equal status.

1866 – Frederick Douglass was the first US black delegate to a national political convention.

1901 – Leon Czolgosz shot and killed US President William McKinley at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

1943 – A Pennsylvania Railroad …

September 5 in Pop Culture History

September 5 in Pop Culture History

1666 – Great Fire of London ended, 10,000 buildings, including St Paul’s Cathedral, were destroyed, but only six people are known to have died.

1698 – Peter the Great decreed a tax on beards. When a citizen had more than 2 weeks worth of growth, a tax had to be paid, and the citizen was granted a two sided token stating: “the beard tax has been taken” and “the …

National Bring Your Manners To Work Day

The first Friday of September is National Bring Your Manners To Work Day. This day is dedicated to reminding people to be considerate and polite with their co-workers

How many of these issues happen at your place of work?

Favoritism?
Stolen lunches?
Inappropriate clothing?
Inappropriate language?
‘Borrowed’ office supplies?
Are the boundaries of personal space and items respected?
Gossip? Who has a crush on whom, and how much do other employees earn compared to others?…

September 4 in Pop Culture History

September 4 in Pop Culture History

1682 – English astronomer Edmund Halley discovered the comet now named after him.

1781 – The city of Los Angeles was founded.

1833 – Barney Flaherty (age 10) was hired by the new York Sun as America’s first newsboy.

1888 – George Eastman patented his 1st roll-film camera and registered the “Kodak” name.

1893 – Beatrix Potter created Peter Rabbit when writing a letter to a friend dated today.…

September 3 in Pop Culture History

September 3 in Pop Culture History

1189 – Richard The Lion-Hearted was crowned King of England at Westminster Abbey.

1192 – King Richard settled a peace with Muslim general Saladin, allowing Christian pilgrims and merchants access to Muslim-held Jerusalem.

1752 – September 3-13 never happened for many, thanks to Great Britain adapting the Gregorian calendar. People rioted, believing that the government had stolen 11 days of their lives

1777 – At Cooch’s Bridge, in …