- Scrabble Day – Scrabble inventor Alfred Mosher Butts was born today in 1889. He gave the world an iconic board game we still enjoy today!
- Peach Cobbler Day – Grab a slice of this sweet delight and enjoy with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Yummy!
- Equal Pay Day – Fighting for salary equality for women.
- Make Lunch Count Day – Don’t go all day without eating. Make lunch plans with a friend or co-worker.
In History Today
1869: 1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento, California
1970: Loretta Lynn becomes the first female country artist with a gold album when Don’t Come Home A-Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ On Your Mind), featuring the chart-topping title song, is certified by the RIAA.
1970: Apollo 13 announces “Okay, Houston, we’ve had a problem here”, as Beech-built oxygen tank explodes en route to Moon
1974: Elton John’s “Bennie And The Jets,” hits #1 in America
1985: The all-star charity single “We Are The World” hits #1 in America
1997: 21-year-old Tiger Woods wins his first Masters Tournament by a record 12 strokes in Augusta, Georgia
2001: The comedy, “Bridget Jones Diary” was released
2011: Jennifer Lopez is named People magazine’s Most Beautiful Person of 2011
2015: “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa breaks the Spotify record for most-streamed track in a single day in America when it is streamed 4.2 million times.
2018: Lead single, “All Girls Are the Same” from the debut studio album of Juice WRLD was released
2019: Billie Eilish hits #1 in America with her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, making the 17-year-old singer the first artist born in the ’00s to top the chart.