MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
Today's Writing Prompt: Best Breakfast
What's your favorite breakfast to get you up and out the door?
My favourite breakfast is coffee and peanut butter toast. I'm not a fan of big breakfasts. I do enjoy brunch though.
National Kazoo Day
Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
1721: A mail stagecoach service was established between Quebec and Montreal. It was the first regular postal service in Canada.
1880: Thomas Edison patents the electric light bulb.
1888: The National Geographic Society is established for the purpose of increasing and diffusing geographical knowledge.
1916: Manitoba allowed women to vote and granted political equality.
1945: The Soviet army marches into the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz, liberating about 7600 prisoners abandoned there.
1950: India’s Republic Day, Basant Panchmi, is celebrated in commemoration of the proclamation of the republic on this date. India declared its independence from Britain and everybody else and adopted a new constitution.
Jerome Kern, composer (1885) whose most popular achievement was the score for the musical version of Edna Ferber’s novel Show Boat.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer (1756)
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson), author (1832) and English mathematician who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
Donna Reed, actor (1921)
Family Literacy Day
January 27, 1997 - Music - Ottawa native Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill named favorite rock album at the American Music Awards