On This Day: National Champagne Day

We're Partying!It should not come as a surprise that December 31st is the largest day of the year for champagne consumption.  Holiday tradition indicates the celebration should include a champagne breakfast, brunch, or lunch.  Or how about all 3!  So pop open a bottle of the bubbly with breakfast – just remember, nobody can criticize you because you’re celebrating the holiday tradition!  If National Champagne Day isn’t enough of an excuse to celebrate, here are several other reasons to let loose:

Also On This Day:

  • “Unlucky Day”
  • “Make Up Your Mind Day”
  • No Interruptions Day
  • “World Peace Meditation Day”
  • Universal Hour of Peace Day
  • President Harry Truman declared the end of World War II hostilities (1946)
  • Arthur Guinness signed a 9,000 year lease and started brewing Guinness (1759)
  • Thomas Edison made the first public demonstration of his electric incandescent light in Menlo Park, NJ
  • U.S. citizens were allowed to buy gold for the first time in 40 years (1974)
  • The Manhattan Bridge opened (1909)
  • The Soviet Union was officially dissolved (1991)
  • Boris Yeltsin, the 1st president of Russia, resigned.  Vladmir Putin assumed the presidency. (1999)

Val Kilmer (Batman Forever)

Val Kilmer (Batman Forever)

Birthdays:

Anthony Hopkins (73)
Donna Summer (62)
Val Kilmer (51)
Joey McIntyre (38)
Donald Trump Jr. (33)
John Denver (1943-1997)
Jacques Cartier (1491-1557)
General Charles Cornwallis (1738-1805) – “Damn him.  Damn that man!

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