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On This Day: International Day of Awesomeness

International Day of AwesomeBesides the fact that we celebrate our awesomeness at DCP every day, March 10th is a day reserved for everyone else to celebrate awesomeness.  Celebrate however you prefer – bake a cake, throw a party, or just be your same old, awesome, self!  The idea for the holiday stems from the belief that people do awesome things every day that go unnoticed.  Take a moment to recognize someone, or something, that is awesome.  No need to waste your celebration on us.  We’ll be celebrating our awesomeness every other day of the year!

Nametag DayOther Holidays:

  • World Kidney Day – those bean-shaped buggers are kindof a big deal!
  • Mario Day – a day to celebrate the original king of video games – Super Mario!
  • Nametag DayHi, My Name Is
  • U.S. Paper Money Daysee below
  • Salvation Army Day

Also On This Day:

French Foreign Legion

"We lost alot of good men out there"

  • Thomas Jefferson was appointed as the Minister to France, succeeding Benjamin Franklin (1785)
  • The Louisiana Purchase ownership was transferred to the United States through a formal ceremony (1804)
  • The French Foreign Legion was established (1831)
  • Abraham Lincoln became the only United States President to apply for a patent (1849)
  • First TelephoneThe United States issued its 1st paper money – the bills were $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500, $1000 (1862)
  • Alexander Graham Bell made the 1st successful telephone call to Mr. Thomas Watson (1876)
  • China ended slavery (1910)
  • The 1st U.S. opera was televised from New York City (1940)
  • James Earl Ray plead guilty to the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. (1969)

Birthdays & Remembrances:

  • Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde (27)Carrie Underwood
  • Carrie Underwood (28)
  • Robin Thicke (34)
  • Timbaland (40)
  • Sharon Stone (53)
  • Osama bin Laden (54)
  • Chuck Norris (71)
  • James Earl Ray (1929-1998) – notice that he confessed to assassinating MLK Jr. on his own birthday
  • RIP Corey Haim (1971-2010)

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