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On This Day: Black Ribbon Day

Black Ribbon Day PictureAugust 23rd commemorates the victims of Europe’s totalitarian regimes.  It is a day to stand together against crimes on humanity.  Sadly, the world we live in today still faces these challenges and Black Ribbon Day is just one way we can demonstrate strength as we unite to stand against these cruel and ruthless crimes.  For more information, visit: www.blackribbonday.org 

Other Holidays:

  • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its AbolitionDay for the Remembrance of The Slave Trade and its Abolition
  • National Spongecake Day
  • Valentino Day – commemorates the death of film star Rudolph Valentino

Birthdays & Remembrances:

  • Jay MohrKobe Bryant (33)
  • Jay Mohr (40)
  • Rick Springfield (62)
  • Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger (63)
  • River Phoenix (1970-1993)
  • King Louis XVI of France (1754-1793)
  • RIP Shamu (1971)





Image Credits:
Cliff Lipson/CBS

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