Friday, June 28, 2013
Insurance Awareness Day
When : Always June 28th
Insurance Awareness Day has got to be one of your top holidays, right!? Now, at this point, one must be asking... Why Insurance Awareness Day? Good question.
Insurance, be it home, auto or life insurance, offers you peace of mind that if something happens, you will be financially protected. Of course when it comes to life insurance, if something happens, you won't be around to worry about the outcome.
Insurance is a gamble. If you buy it, you're gambling that something will go wrong. If you don't buy it, you're gambling that something will not happen.
Were not sure what you should do to enjoy and appreciate this day. We are certain what the insurance companies would like you to do today........
The Origin of Insurance Awareness Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. But, you can be certain that insurance companies had a little something to do with the origination of this day.
This Day in History June 28
Edward IV is crowned King of England. (1461)
The Battle of Sullivan's Island ends with the first decisive American victory in the American Revolutionary War leading to the commemoration of Carolina Day. (1776)
Thomas Hickey, Continental Army private and bodyguard to General George Washington, is hanged for mutiny and sedition. (1776)
The American Continentals engage the British in the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse resulting in standstill and British withdrawal under cover of darkness. (1778)
The Army of the Potomac is disbanded. (1865)
Labor Day becomes an official US holiday. (1894)
El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form the Greater Republic of Central America. (1895)
Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis' claim to Barony of Arizona is "wholly fictitious and fraudulent." (1895)
The U.S. Congress passes the Spooner Act, authorizing President Theodore Roosevelt to acquire rights from Colombia for the Panama Canal. (1902)
Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife are assassinated in Sarajevo by Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of World War I. (1914)
The Treaty of Versailles is signed in Paris, bringing fighting to an end in between Germany and the Allies of World War I. (1919)
Nazi Germany started its strategic summer offensive against the Soviet Union, codenamed Case Blue (1942)
Boxer Dick Turpin beats Vince Hawkins at Villa Park in Birmingham to become the first black British boxing champion in the modern era. (1948)
Korean War: Seoul is captured by North Korean troops. (1950)
Korean War: Packed with its own refugees fleeing Seoul and leaving their 5th Division stranded, South Korean forces blow up the Hangang Bridge to in attempt to slow North Korea's offensive. (1950)
Malcolm X forms the Organization of Afro-American Unity. (1964)
Stonewall Riots begin in New York City marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement. (1969)
For the first time in military history, a civilian population was targeted for chemical attack when Iraqi warplanes bombed the Iranian town of Sardasht. (1987)
Holyfield–Tyson II – Mike Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece off Evander Holyfield's ear. (1997)
Honduran president Manuel Zelaya is ousted by a local military coup following a failed request to hold a referendum to rewrite the Honduran Constitution. This was the start of the 2009 Honduran political crisis. (2009)