October 27th Special Days - Featuring 23+ Subway Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, October 27, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Interior of an Empty NYC Subway, by Igor Ovsyannykov on Pixabay

October 27th is... New York City Subway (1904), National American Beer Day, Boxer Shorts Day, Cranky Co-Workers Day, National Potato Day, Teddy Roosevelt's Birthday (1858), Sylvia Plath Day, Walt Disney TV Premiere (1954), National Occupational Therapy Day (2010), Navy Day (1922), World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, National Mentoring Day® (UK), National Black Cat Day (UK)/Black Cat Awareness Day, National Tell a Story Day (UK), National Electricity Day (Indonesia), St. Frumentius' Day

More Special Days: Mother-In-Law Day, Pumpkin Day, Visit a Cemetery Day, Diwali, Reformation Sunday, National Tight Ends Day, European Summer Time Ends (EU)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: The New York City Subway: The History of America's Largest and Most Famous Subway System, by Charles River Editors (Author). Publisher: Charles River Editors (April 16, 2016)New York City Subway (1904)
-- The Great Blizzard of 1888 helped demonstrate the benefits of an underground transportation system. A plan for the construction of the subway was approved in 1894, and construction began in 1900. The first underground line of the subway opened on October 27, 1904, almost 36 years after the opening of the first elevated line in New York City, which became the IRT Ninth Avenue Line. The fare was $0.05 and on the first day, the trains carried over 150,000 passengers.

Read: The New York City Subway: The History of America's Largest and Most Famous Subway System
-- As America's largest city and best-known immigration gateway into the country, NYC represents the beauty, diversity and sheer strength of the United States, a global financial center enticing people chasing the American Dream for centuries. The New York City Subway: The History of America’s Largest and Most Famous Subway System looks at the construction and history of one of the world's biggest and busiest public transportation systems. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the New York City subway like never before.

Image: MTA New York City Metro Subway with Graffiti 7inch Diecast Model 1:100 ScaleNew York City Subway car with Graffiti -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York (MTA) is a public benefit corporation responsible for public transportation in the U.S. state of New York, serving 12 counties in southeastern New York, along with two counties in southwestern Connecticut under contract to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, carrying over 11 million passengers on an average weekday systemwide, and over 800,000 vehicles on its seven toll bridges and two tunnels per weekday.

Image: MAP of the New York City Interborough Rapid Transit Co. Subway circa 1924
MAP of New York City Subway circa 1924 -- LIMITED EDITION Vintage Reproduction MAP. Produced on Premium 8 mil, Water and Tear Resistant, Satin PolyPro Stock. They offer quality maps, not posters! With PolyPro stock and Giclee printing, it will last longer and look better!

Image: Stupell Home DΓ©cor City Of New York Subway Stops Square Wall Plaque, 12 x 0.5 x 12, Proudly Made in USA
City Of New York Subway Stop Sign -- Lithograph Print Mounted on Sturdy Square Wall Plaque - 0.5 Inch MDF (wood). Hand Finished and Ready to Hang. Beautiful typography.

Subway Coloring and Activity Books

Image: The New York Subway Finder (2012 Edition) | Kindle Edition | by Barry Krusch (Author). Publisher: ICI Press (February 24, 2012)
New York Subway Finder
Amazon Freebies:

πŸš‡ Free New York Subway ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

πŸš‡ Read New York Subway ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

πŸš‡ Free Subway apps

πŸš‡ Free Subway games

πŸš‡ Free Subway trip planners

πŸš‡ Listen to Subway Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

πŸš‡ Watch Subway Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

πŸš‡ Listen to Subway Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

πŸš‡ Free Alexa Skills | Subway

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

πŸš‡ Download the Printable NYC MTA Subway Map

πŸš‡ Coloring Pages Subway Surfers - Morning Kids

πŸš‡ New York Subway Service Advisories: Real-time subway updates

πŸš‡ Subway Maps – Colblindor

πŸš‡ Printable Large Print New York Subway Map

πŸš‡ NYC Subway Tips, Tricks, and Etiquette: How to Use the Subway Guide

πŸš‡ Super Mario New York City Subway Map

πŸš‡ Free Coloring Pages From Melting Potty NYC

πŸš‡ Subway papercrafts

πŸš‡ Build Your Own New York IRT Subway Train

πŸš‡ Best free activities for kids in NYC

πŸš‡ Early Subway Train in New York City coloring page

πŸš‡ See 24 hours of NYC subway activity in this hypnotic video

πŸš‡ New York City Subway Resources

Cranky Co-Workers Day
- In honor of all the complaining and just plain cranky co-workers you have to endure all year, this is the day to let them go with it and enjoy their miseries.

Navy Day
- Established in 1922 to honor the past and present services of the US Navy to the nation. Also honored Theodore Roosevelt, whose birth date is Oct 27 (and who had been assistant secretary of the Navy early in his public career).

Walt Disney TV Premiere
- This highly successful and long-running show appeared on different TV networks under different names but was essentially the same show. It was the first ABC series to break the Nielsen’s top 20 and the first prime-time anthology series for kids. Walt Disney was originally titled Disneyland to promote the park and upcoming Disney releases.

Teddy Roosevelt's Birthday
- Today we say happy birthday to the 26th President of the United States, the president who presided over Oklahoma statehood in 1907. Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858.

National Occupational Therapy Day
- about recognizing the health profession that helps the lives of individuals affected by illness or injury. Occupational therapists work with people of all ages in areas such as physical rehabilitation, mental health services, learning disabilities, pediatrics, environmental adaption and much more.

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