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the first 3-day weekend of 2020

Today is the 6th day of the 3rd week, the 17th day of the 1st month, the 17th day of 2020, and: 
  • Ben Franklin Day - he was born on this day in 1706 to a soap and candle maker in England
  • Cable Car Day -  the first cable car patented, by Andrew Smith Hallidie in the US in 1871 (begins service in 1873)
  • Customer Service Day
  • Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day
  • Hot-Buttered Rum Day
  • International Fetish Day
  • International Mentoring Day (Muhammad Ali's birthday)
  • Judgement Day
  • Kid Inventors' Day
  • National Bootlegger's Day
  • National Hot Heads Chili Day
  • Popeye Day - he first appeared in the Thimble Theater comic strip on this day in 1929
  • The opening ceremony of Patras Carnival, celebrated until Clean Monday
  • The last quarter of the moon at 7:58 AM EST


1377 – Pope Gregory XI reaches Rome, after deciding to move the Papacy back to Rome from Avignon.[3]

1524 – Giovanni da Verrazzano sets sail westward from Madeira to find a sea route to the Pacific Ocean.

1584 - Bohemia adopts Gregorian calendar

1773 – Captain James Cook leads the first expedition to sail south of the Antarctic Circle.

1779 - Captain James Cook's last notation in Discovery's ship's log

1904 – Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard receives its premiere performance at the Moscow Art Theatre.

1905 - Punchboards patented by Charles Brewer and C G Scannell in Chicago

1912 – British polar explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches the South Pole, one month after Roald Amundsen.

1923 - Origin of Brown lunation numbers

1928 - the first fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented

1946 – The UN Security Council holds its first session.

1950 – The Great Brink's Robbery: Eleven thieves steal more than $2 million from an armored car company's offices in Boston.

1961 - President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers a televised farewell address to the nation three days before leaving office, in which he warns against the accumulation of power by the "military-industrial complex".

1969 - Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 5 lands

1976 - "I Write the Songs" by Barry Manilow hits #1

1979 - USSR performs underground nuclear test

1980 - NASA launches Fltsatcom-3

2001 - President Bill Clinton posthumously raises Meriwether Lewis' rank from Lieutenant to Captain

2007 – The Doomsday Clock is set to five minutes to midnight in response to North Korea's nuclear testing.  It is currently set to two minutes to midnight


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