December 29th Special Days - Featuring 30+ Bowling Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, December 29, 2019 | 0 comments
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December 29th is... Bowling Ball invented (1862), YMCA Founded in USA (1851), National Pepper Pot Day (1777), Still Need to Do Day, Tick Tock Day, Wounded Knee Massacre (1890), Texas Admission Day (1845), National Get on the Scales Day, Paternoster Row Day, Holy Innocent's Day (Eastern), Gnocchi Day (Argentina), Saint Thomas of Canterbury: Feast Day (1170), St. Tropez's Day

More Special Days: Feast of the Holy Family

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: Bowling Book For Dummies: learn how to bowling in 90 minutes and steps to success!, by Kevin Durant (Author). Publisher: Independently published (September 17, 2018)Bowling Ball invented (1862)
-- The game of bowling can be traced back to approximately 5200 BC when ancient Egyptians used stones for their balls. Today marks the anniversary of the day the modern bowling ball was invented. Actually, it is stated the wooden version of the modern bowling ball was invented on this day in 1862. Today, they use some sort of plastic/polyester compound.

Read: Bowling Book For Dummies
-- If you are a sports enthusiast who is quite keen to learn the basics of bowling and master this game in its true sense, then you have certainly landed on the right page. Kindly note, this book will reveal all the basic nitty-gritty of bowling fundamental concepts in a detailed way. By learning these fundamental/core aspects, you can easily master bowling in no time!

Image: Brunswick Rhino Bowling Ball | pairing the R-16 reactive coverstock and a light bulb shaped coreBrunswick Rhino Bowling Ball -- Looking for an entry-level bowling ball or a ball that is not going to react strongly to the dry or oily parts of the lane? Then look no further than the Brunswick Rhino bowling ball. This line of bowling balls balances power and control by pairing the R-16 reactive coverstock and a light bulb shaped core.

Image: Pyramid Prime One Single Tote Bowling BagPyramid Prime Bowling Bag -- Pyramid offers an affordable priced single ball bag to help you Choose Your Path. The Prime One Single Tote is everything you need to get started. 600D Nylon material. Holds up to Size 10 Shoe.

Bowling Coloring and Activity Books

Image: PBA® Bowling Challenge
PBA® Bowling Challenge
Amazon Freebies:

🎳 Free Bowling ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

🎳 Read Bowling ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

🎳 Free Bowling apps

🎳 Free Bowling games

🎳 Listen to Bowling Digital Music with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

🎳 Watch Bowling Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

🎳 Listen to Bowling Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

🎳 Free Alexa Skills | Bowling

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities, and Crafts:

🎳 Bowling BINGO -

🎳 Bowling Small Birthday Card

🎳 Free Bowling Party Printable Tags

🎳 Printable Bowling Score Sheet

🎳 Free Ten Pin Bowling Certificate template

🎳 Bowling Party Favours... with free printable tags

🎳 10 Amazing Bowling Coloring Pages

🎳 Bowling Bingo | Free Download

🎳 Bowling Printable Dot to Dot | Woo! Jr. Kids Activities

🎳 DIY Halloween Bowling Game with Free Printables

🎳 Turkey Bowling on Thanksgiving

🎳 4 Fun Bowling Ideas to Let the Good Times Roll

🎳 Bowling Ball and Pins coloring pages

🎳 Bowling 101 |

🎳 Bowling Party Invitation | Free Template

🎳 Bingo Bowling | Palmyra Bowling

🎳 Meet the Robinsons | Bowling with Lefty

🎳 Rockin' Olaf Bowling Game

🎳 Play Free Bowling Games at

🎳 20 DIY summer garden decoration ideas with bowling balls

🎳 Bowling Ball Garden Art Ladybug

🎳 How to Make a Gazing Ball From a Bowling Ball

Wounded Knee Massacre (1890)
- Anniversary of the massacre of more than 200 Native American men, women and children by the US Seventh Cavalry at Wounded Knee Creek, SD. Government efforts to suppress a ceremonial religious practice, the Ghost Dance (which called for a messiah who would restore the bison to the plains, make the white men disappear and bring back the old Native American way of life), had resulted in the death of Sitting Bull, December 15, 1890, which further inflamed the disgruntled Native Americans and culminated in the slaughter at Wounded Knee, on December 29th.

Pepper Pot Day (1777)
- Commemorates the creation of this thick spicy soup, which was served to the Continental Army during the cold, harsh winter of 1777-1778. Pepper Pot soup was first made on December 29, 1777.

Tick Tock Day
- Time runs out! This day reminds us there are only two days remaining in the year. All those dreams you have had, all those fantasies? It is time, friend. Do it!

YMCA Founded in the USA (1851)
- The first US branch of the Young Men's Christian Association was organized in Boston on December 29, 1851. It was modeled on an organization begun in London in 1844.

Saint Thomas of Canterbury: Feast Day (1170)
- Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury, was born at London in 1118 and was murdered at the Canterbury Cathedral on this date in 1170.

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