Bald and Free Day
When : Always October 7th (or the 14th ???)
Bald and Free Day honors those of us with a beautiful, shiny top. You don't' have to be bald to celebrate this day. But, it helps. People who are married to, or related to a bald headed person can celebrate with the honoree.
Enough with the bald jokes. There will be zero tolerance for them today. Rather, today is a day to cherish and appreciate the freedom that comes with being bald. While the rest of us are spending money on hair cuts, hair shampoo, hair sprays, combs, and such, the bald guys is smiling as he saves money and time.
Upon becoming a lucky bald guy, you are finally freed of the worry and fret that other guys have as they wonder for years:
"Will I lose my hair?"
Is my hair turning grey?
Better still, as a bald guys are much happier. In addition to saving money on haircuts and hair accessories, they never had a "bad hair day".
So, if you are bald, enjoy your freedom, as you celebrate Bald and Free Day.
Origin of Bald and Free Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did discover two dates for this special event. It is almost equally divided between the 7th and the 14th of October. We don't know the reason for the confusion over the correct date. But, we are trying to find out. Until then, celebrate Bald and Free Day whenever it is most convenient for you.
This Day in History October 7th
The English royal charter for the Province of Massachusetts Bay is issued. (1694)
George III of Great Britain issues British Royal Proclamation of 1763, closing aboriginal lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlements. (1763)
American Revolutionary War: The Americans defeat the British in the Second Battle of Saratoga, also known as the Battle of Bemis Heights. (1777)
American Revolutionary War: Battle of Kings Mountain American Patriot militia defeat Loyalist irregulars led by British colonel Patrick Ferguson in South Carolina. (1780)
The Granite Railway begins operations as the first chartered railway in the U.S. (1826)
American Civil War: Bahia Incident: USS Wachusett illegally captures the CSS Florida Confederate raider while in port in Bahia, Brazil in violation of Brazilian neutrality. (1864)
Cornell University holds opening day ceremonies; initial student enrollment is 412, the highest at any American university to that date. (1868)
Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland University 222-0 in the most lopsided college football game in American history. (1916)
World War II: the McCollum memo proposes bringing the United States into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States. (1940)
World War II: The October Matanikau action on Guadalcanal begins as United States Marine Corps forces attack Imperial Japanese Army units along the Matanikau River. (1942)
World War II: During an uprising at Birkenau concentration camp, Jewish prisoners burn down the crematoria. (1944)
The German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is formed. (1949)
The U.S. manned space-flight project is renamed Project Mercury. (1958)
U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmits the first ever photographs of the far side of the Moon. (1959)
John F. Kennedy signs the ratification of the Partial Test Ban Treaty. (1963)
The Fox News Channel begins broadcasting. (1996)
The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan begins with an air assault and covert operations on the ground. (2001)
A historic recall election takes place in the U.S. State of California in which the sitting Governor Gray Davis a Democrat is overwhelmingly voted out of office. Actor/bodybuilder and Republican candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected to be the 38th Governor of California over fellow Republican Tom McClintock and Democrat Cruz Bustamante who at the time was the sitting Lt. Governor of California. This is the first recall election in the history of the State of California in which a sitting Governor has been successfully recalled from office. (2003)