On This Day: International Ask a Question Day

National Ask a Question DayWhat holiday are we celebrating on March 14th?  Why should be be celebrating this holiday?  There are no stupid questions here.  International Ask a Question Day is a day for people to explore their curiosities.  The holiday has also been reserved to question standard practices or behaviors.  Great answers begin with great questions.  Today, don’t hesitate to ask that question you’ve been pondering for some time now.  You may finally get the answer you’ve been looking for!

Pi DayOther Holidays:

  • National Potato Chip Day
  • White Day – celebrated in Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, the National Confectionery Industry Association created this holiday to compliment Valentine’s Day that is observed exactly 1-month earlier
  • Nap DayPi Day – for all you nerds out there: Pi = 3.14
  • Save a Spider Day
  • Napping Day – celebrated the 1st Monday after daylight savings, many of us are probably in need of a nap today!
  • Learn about Butterflies Day

Cotton Gin

Cotton Gin Rap: "Crank that Cotton Gin"

Also On This Day:

  • The 1st recorded town meeting took place in Boston at Faneuil Hall (1743)
  • Eli Whitney was granted a patent for the cotton gin (1794)
  • The Gold Standard Act was ratified, placing U.S. currency on the gold standard (1900)
  • The FBI’s “10 Most Wanted” program started (1950)
  • A jury found Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, suspected killer of John F. Kennedy (1964)
  • The body of JFK was placed at Arlington National Cemetery (1967)

Birthdays & Remembrances:

  • Taylor HansonTaylor Hanson (28) – hasn’t done much since people thought he was the “good-looking chick” in the group Hanson
  • Baba Booey (50) – producer on The Howard Stern Show
  • Tamara Tunie (52) a.k.a “Warner” on Law and Order: SVU
  • Ben and Jerry'sJerry Greenfield (60) – Ben & Jerry’s co-founder
  • Billy Crystal (63)
  • Quincy Jones (78)
  • Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
  • RIP Karl Marx (1818-1883)



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