On This Day: Festival of Sleep Day

You survived the holidays!  Now it’s okay to rest.  Celebrate “Festival of Sleep Day” by catching up on sleep, finding time for a nap, or just cozying up in your favorite spot for a few hours.

Apple, Inc.Also On This Day:

  • National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  • Drinking Straw Day
  • (1977) Apple Computer is incorporated.
  • The March of Dimes is established by Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt (1938).
  • U.S. Congress proceedings are first televised (1947).
  • The U.S. severs diplomatic relations with Cuba (1961).
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Aretha Franklin, the first female inductee (1987).
  • Leonardo da Vinci unsuccessfully tests a flying machine – 407 years before the Wright Brothers first successful piloted, powered, flight (1946).
  • General George Washington defeated British General Cornwallis in the Battle of Princeton.
  • The last daily Peanuts strip by Charles Schulz (2000) runs in 2,600 newspapers.

Birthdays & Deaths:

Mel Gibson (55)

Jack Ruby (1911-1967) – Shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald (John F. Kennedy assassination)

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