Friday, September 4, 2015

Ridley's Believe It Or Not September History National Wildlife Day

Ridley’s Believe It Or Not—September 4, 2015 Trust your Friday is off to a great start with your Labor Day Weekend plans are all set and as always I hope you enjoy Friday’s holidays and observances,  factoids of interest, a music video  by Paul McCartney, a relevant quote by Jim Fowler, looking forward to enjoying a bowl of macadamia nuts either at home or doing it right, on vacation at the source in Hawaii, blessed with a positive attitude and secure in the knowledge that if you want to find a gift for any memorable event like birthdays, weddings, or anniversaries, you know that the Alaskanpoet can provide you with a unique customized poem at a great price tailored to the event and the recipient. You need only contact me for details. 
         1. National Paper Carriers Daycommemorating jobs performed by paper boys delivering the newspapers and celebrated on this day to commemorate the first paper boy hired on this day in 1833 by the New York Sun of 10 year old Barney Flaherty.                       
         2. National Wildlife Day—celebrating since 2005 the need to create awareness of the need to protect endangered wildlife and preserve habitat for wildlife.                                                                                         
         3. 1971 Number One Song—celebrating the number one song in 1971 on a brief run of one week in that position Uncle Albert/ Admiral Halsey by Paul McCartney. Here is a link to Paul McCartney performing Uncle Albert/ Admiral Halsey:
         4. National Macadamia Nut Day—celebrating those great nuts from the Hawaiian Islands that almost melt in your mouth.  
         5. The Wright Stuff Daycelebrating not the great book by Thomas Wolfe on the Mercury 7 program but rather the birthday of Richard Wright, noted African American author on this day in 1928 who was an instrumental force in improving race relations in the 20th Century.
On this day in:                                           
          a. 1781 Los Angeles was founded by 43 Spanish speaking mestizos in the Bahia de las Fumas.
         b. 1882 the first large test of Edison’s light bulb occurred at NYC’s Pearl Street Station.    
          c. 1940 CBS began broadcasting TV on Station W2XAB.
         d. 1956 the IBM RAMAC 305, the first commercial computer with magnetic disk storage, was introduced.
          e. 1998 Google was incorporated by three Stanford students.
Reflections on wildlife and wilderness preservation: The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.” Jim Fowler, noted professional zoologist and host of Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom
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