On This Day: National Mom and Pop Business Owner’s Day

Mom and Pop Business Owner's DayMarch 29th is a holiday reserved for the people who weren’t able to make the family picnic because “somebody had to close down the shop”.  Today is dedicated to the people who worked a double-shift because their hired-help called in sick.  This holidays is reserved for the small businesses that are the backbone of the U.S. economy.  Show your appreciation on Mom and Pop Business Owners Day by shopping at your local family-run business.  Appreciate the individual attention you receive when you visit or the real person who answers the phone when you call.  Happy National Mom and Pop Business Owner’s Day!

Smoke and Mirrors DayOther Holidays:

Also On This Day:

  • Dominion of CanadaThe 1st settlers arrived in Delaware, then named New Sweden (1638)
  • Construction of the Great National Pike (aka Cumberland Road) was authorized, which became the 1st U.S. Federal Highway (1806)
  • The Dominion of Canada was created with the passing of the North America Act (1867)
  • The Knights of Columbus was established (1882)
  • The 1st batch of Coca-Cola was brewed (1886)
  • The rationing of meat, butter, and cheese began during World War II (1943)
  • first Coca ColaThe New York, Ontario, and Western Railway made its last run and became the 1st U.S. railroad to be completely abandoned (1957)
  • The last U.S. combat soldiers left South Vietnam (1973)
  • Then presidential-candidate Bill Clinton muttered the famous phrase “I didn’t inhale” (1992)
  • The Republic of Ireland became the 1st in the world to ban smoking in all work places (2004)
  • Earth Hour was celebrated for the 1st time (2008)

Xena Warrior PrincessBirthdays & Remembrances:

  • Robert Gibbs (40), White House Press Secretary
  • Lucy Lawless (43), aka Xena Warrior Princess
  • Elle Macpherson (47)
  • Sam Walton (1918-1992), founder of WalMart
  • Denton True “Cy” Young (1867-1955)
  • RIP Johnnie Cochran (1937-2005), “If it doesn’t fit, you must acquit”


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