April 14th is...

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, April 14, 2012 | 0 comments
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AprilEx Spouse Day
- While some people scoff at the idea of celebrating a “failed” marriage, some ex-spouses continue to play an integral role in each others lives. Ex-Spouse Day is the perfect opportunity to finally let go of all that hurt and anger and forgive the ex once and for all. If you share children, everyone benefits when parents can work together and get along. Source

International Moment of Laughter Day
- When was the last time you gave yourself permission to laugh out loud in public? Well, get ready to do it again, because April 14 has been set aside to do just that, according to "America's Humorologist" Izzy Gesell. To encourage more people to laugh, he invites America and the whole world to join in the fun on April 14, the planet's International Moment of Laughter Day. Source

Reach as High as You Can Day
- Today's the day to stretch for the stars, go for your goals and let you and your family's imagination soar. The sky's the limit! Source

National Pecan Day
- we celebrate the day in 1775 when George Washington planted pecan trees in Mount Vernon that were given to him by Thomas Jefferson. The pecan is really a national treasure, since it is the only major tree nut that grows naturally in North America. Source

Abraham Lincoln Assassinated
- The assassination of United States President Abraham Lincoln took place on Good Friday, April 14, 1865, as the American Civil War was drawing to a close. Source

The Titanic Sinks
- Shortly before midnight on April 14, the ship collided with an iceberg causing the ship to sink at 2:20 AM on April 15.

Webster's Dictionary Published
- On this day, April 14, in 1828 Noah Webster published his magnum opus, An American Dictionary of the English Language. Building on his previous effort, A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language, his first truly American dictionary, his newer publication was a complete effort, tracing the origins of some 70,000 of entries across more than 26 languages, including the dead ones of Anglo-Saxon and Sanscrit. Source

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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