Monday, June 04, 2007

June 4, 2007

Hello Everybody! Most of our regular readers will notice that our website is in the process of taking on a whole new look. We have decided to simplify the information on each of the pages and we have also decided to change the sites color to black. For those of you who are reading our blog for the first time..... our website is a National Holiday Directory where we keep you up with all the National Holidays. It's a fun site and we love the new look of it and hope that you will too. It's June and here are the "Dates To Remember." ITS NATIONAL WEEK OF? Week One National Family Week National Fishing Week Teacher Thank You Week America the Beautiful Week National Hug Holiday Week Brain Tumor Awareness Week National Headache Awareness Week North American Occupational Safety and Health Week Healthcare Executives Appreciation week International Volunteer Week National Safe Boating week National Fragrance Week (aromatherapy) Step-Parents Week June 4, It's National Day of- Cheese Day Old Maid's Day Radial Tire Birthday Socrates's Birthday Apple Computer Day Children's Awareness Memorial Day Born in the USA Day (released 1984) Shopping Cart Birthday (1937) National Cancer Survivors Day While doing our research for "June" we found out that June is National Iced Tea Month. History of how Iced Tea began: ....It all began on a hot summer day in June 1904, in a city on the banks of the Mississippi River. It was the Worlds Fair and exhibitors throughout the grounds were working to attract fair goers to their booths and ultimately promote their ideas or products. Among them was Englishman Richard Blechynden, representing Indian tea growers; he was overseeing one of the opulent pavilions. Decorated in the finest silks, and staffed by Indian men dressed in traditional garb, who were all meticulously trained in proper tea service, Richard anxiously awaited the opportunity to introduce the finest black teas India had to offer to the crowd of fair goers... read the rest of the story.

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