Monday, February 11, 2013
Make a Friend Day
When : Always February 11th
Do you have enough friends? The answer should be no. No matter how many friends we have, more of them increases our wealth. That's because friends are one of life's valuable assets. 'Ya just can't have too many friends.
Make a Friend Day is a great opportunity to meet someone new, or do something to make a new friend. Making a new friend can be easier to do than you think. There must be a gadzillion ways to make new friends. It often helps by smiling and just being friendly or helpful.
Spend "Make a Friend Day" being just being friendly, and by doing special or nice things for others.
Oh, by the way.... I hope that you will be my friend!
Origin of Make a Friend Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
This Day in History February 11
Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England. (1531)
Pennsylvania Hospital, the first hospital in the United States, is opened by Benjamin Franklin. (1752)
The Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, petitions U.S. Congress for abolition of slavery. (1790)
Robert Fulton patents the steamboat. (1809)
United States House of Representatives unanimously passes a resolution guaranteeing noninterference with slavery in any state. (1861)
Emma Goldman is arrested for lecturing on birth control. (1916)
A sit-down strike ends when General Motors recognizes the United Auto Workers Union. (1937)
First release of American prisoners of war from Vietnam takes place. (1973)