TODAY July 10 – Sunni’s History Notes

Earl Hamner (born on July 10, 1923) and George Clayton Johnson (born on July 10, 1929), a pair of literary legends who wrote classic episodes of Rod Serling's original TWILIGHT ZONE series (Earl's "The Hunt," "Stopover in a Quiet Town" and "Jess-Belle" and George's "Kick the Can," "Nothing in the Dark" and "A Game of Pool"

Holidays and observances

  • Nikola Tesla Day
  • Beatles Day (Liverpool and Hamburg)
  • Don’t Step on a Bee Day
  • Teddy Bear Picnic Day
  • Armed Forces Day (Mauritania)
  • National Day of Commemoration (Ireland)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of the Bahamas from the United Kingdom in 1973
  • Silence Day (Followers of Meher … Continue reading

TODAY July 9 – Sunni’s History Notes

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Holidays and observances

  • Sugar Cookie Day
  • Caprotinia (Roman Empire)
  • Constitution Day (Australia)
  • Constitution Day (Palau)
  • Constitutionalist Revolution Day (São Paulo)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the declaration of independence of the United Provinces of South America by the Congress of Tucumán in 1816. (Argentina)
  • Independence Day (South Sudan)
  • Martyrdom of the … Continue reading

TODAY July 7 – Sunni’s History Notes

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Holidays and observances

  • Chocolate Day
  • Tell the Truth Day
  • Global Forgiveness Day
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Solomon Islands from the United Kingdom in 1978.
  • Ivan Kupala Day (Belarus, Poland, Russia, Ukraine)
  • Saba Saba Day (Tanzania)
  • Tanabata (Japan)

1053 – Birth of Emperor Shirakawa of Japan (d. … Continue reading

TODAY July 6 – Sunni’s History Notes

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Holidays and observances

  • Umbrella Cover Day
  • Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day
  • Birthday of the 14th Dalai Lama (Tibetan diaspora)
  • Constitution Day (Cayman Islands)
  • Day of the Capital, established in 2008. (Kazakhstan)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the independence of the Comoros from France in 1975.
  • Independence Day/Republic Day, celebrates the … Continue reading

TODAY July 5 – Sunni’s History Notes

John Lennon and his Rolls Royce.

Holidays and observances

  • Bikini Day
  • Bloody Thursday (International Longshore and Warehouse Union)
  • X-Day (Church of the SubGenius)
  • Constitution Day (Armenia)
  • Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Algeria from France in 1962.
  • Independence Day, celebrating the independence of Cape Verde from Portugal in 1975.
  • Independence Day, celebrating the independence of … Continue reading

TODAY July 4 – Sunni’s History Notes

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Holidays and observances

  • Independence from Meat Day
  • Independence Day, celebrates the Declaration of Independence of the United States from Great Britain in 1776. (United States and its dependencies)
  • Liberation Day (Rwanda)
  • Liberation Day (Northern Mariana Islands)
  • Republic Day (Philippines)

362 BC – Battle of Mantinea: The Thebans, led … Continue reading

TODAY July 3 – Sunni’s History Notes

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Holidays and observances

  • Stay Out of the Sun Day
  • Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • Emancipation Day (United States Virgin Islands)
  • Independence Day, celebrates the liberation of Minsk from Nazi occupation by Soviet troops in 1944. (Belarus)
  • The start of the Dog Days according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac but not … Continue reading