National Boss Day

A day for workers to appreciate their employers. Originated in 1958 by Patricia Bays Haroski to honor her own boss, who also happened to be her father.

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National Hunting and Fishing Day

National Hunting and Fishing Day, held the fourth Saturday of each September, celebrates the outdoor activities of hunting and fishing while emphasizing conservation. It was first established by President Nixon…

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Mayflower Day
The Mayflower 2 docked in Plymouth Harbor

Mayflower Day

Mayflower Day celebrates the date the Mayflower sailed from Plymouth, England to America. On September 16, 1620, 102 men, women, and children set sail from Plymouth, England. Their destination was…

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V-J Day – Historic

The anniversary of President Harry Truman's announcement that Japan had surrendered to the Allies, which had set off celebrations across the United States.

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Armed Forces Unified

On this date in 1947, President Truman signed legislation unifying the two branches of the armed forces into the Department of Defense. The branches merged were the Army and the…

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