Monday, January 19, 2015

January 19, 2015: Fun Facts & Did You Know?

•Jan. 19: Today is Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

•Jan. 19: Today is National Popcorn Day.

•Jan. 19: Late fee for Dog License Renewals in Foxborough begin on
February 1, 2015.

•Jan. 19: Georgia became the fifth state to secede from the Union on
January 19, 1861.

•Jan. 19: On January 19, 1955, the board game Scrabble debuted in the
international market.

•Jan. 19: George Claude was awarded Patent# 1,125,476 for "System of
Illuminating by Luminescent Tubes"/Neon Tube sign on January 19, 1915.

•Jan. 19: On January 19, 1929, Lafayette National Park in Maine was
renamed Acadia National Park.

•Jan. 19: Ezra Daggett and Thomas Kensett received a patent for
preserving animal substances in tin cans on January 19, 1825.

•Jan. 1: January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

•Jan. 1: January is National Mentoring Month.

•Jan. 1: January is National Stalking Awareness Month.

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