AIR-CONDITIONING APPRECIATION DAYS
(July 3 – August 15)
During Dog Days, the hottest time of the year in the Northern Hemisphere, to acknowledge the contribution of air-conditioning to a better way of life.
INDEPENDENCE DAY: THE FOURTH OF JULY
(July 4, 1776)
U.S. commemorates adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress. The nation’s birthday. Legal holiday in all states and territories.
TELL THE TRUTH DAY
Today every American is challenged to go one whole day without telling a lie or saying anything misleading or dishonest.
NATIONAL GET OUT OF THE DOG HOUSE DAY
In trouble with someone you know and care about? This is the day when anyone can “get out of the dog house!”
NATIONAL DAY OF THE COWBOY
Set aside as a day to pay homage to our cowboy and pioneer heritage, as well as to honor working cowboys and cowgirls, rodeo athletes, Western musicians, cowboy poets, Western artists, ranchers and all others who continue to contribute to the cowboy and western culture. Proclaimed by the U.S. Senate in Resolution 138 for the first time in for July 23, 2005.
PAPERBACK BOOKS INTRODUCED ANNIVERSARY
(July 30, 1935)
Although books bound in soft covers were first introduced in 1841 at Leipzig, Germany, by Christian Bernhard Tauchnitz, the modern paperback revolution dates back to the publication of the first Penguin paperback by Sir Allen Lane at London, England, in 1935. Penguin number 1 was Ariel, a life of Shelly by Andre Maurois.
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