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Plush Animal Lover's Day

Monday, October 28, 2013

Plush Animal Lover's Day

When : Always October 28th

Plush Animal Lover's Day is today. It's a day to enjoy your plush, stuffed animals.

The objective of this day is simple: enjoy and appreciate your plush animals. Give them a little love and special attention today. And, if they've lost a little of their "plush", that's okay. You still love 'em.

Have a happy and loving Plush Animal Lover's Day.

Origin of Plush Animal Lover's Day:
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. Aside from Ecard companies and calendar websites, there is little reference to this day.

This Day in History October 28th

The first university in the New World, the Universidad Santo Tomás de Aquino, is established. (1538)

A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes the first college in what would become the United States, today known as Harvard University. (1636)

American Revolutionary War: A British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston. (1775)

American Revolutionary War: Battle of White Plains – British Army forces arrive at White Plains, attack and capture Chatterton Hill from the Americans. (1776)

The Battle of Pinjarra is fought in the Swan River Colony in present-day Pinjarra, Western Australia. Between 14 and 40 Aborigines are killed by British colonists. (1834)

The United Tribes of New Zealand is established with the signature of the Declaration of Independence. (1835)

American Civil War: The Battle of Fair Oaks & Darbytown Road (also known as the Second Battle of Fair Oaks) ends – Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant withdraw from Fair Oaks, Virginia, after failing to breach the Confederate defenses around Richmond, Virginia. (1864)

In New York Harbor, President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty. (1886)

Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Pathétique, receives its première performance in St. Petersburg, only nine days before the composer's death. (1893)

World War I: Czechoslovakia is granted independence from Austria-Hungary marking the beginning of an independent Czechoslovak state, after 300 years. (1918)

The U.S. Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto, paving the way for Prohibition to begin the following January. (1919)

Black Monday, a day in the Wall Street Crash of 1929, which also saw major stock market upheaval. (1929)

World War II: Greece rejects Italy's ultimatum. Italy invades Greece through Albania, marking Greece's entry into World War II. (1940)

The Alaska Highway (Alcan Highway) is completed through Canada to Fairbanks, Alaska. (1942)

Swiss chemist Paul Müller is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the insecticidal properties of DDT. (1948)

End of Cuban missile crisis: Nikita Khrushchev orders the removal of Soviet missiles from Cuba. (1962)

Vietnam War: U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing North Vietnam. (1964)

Nostra Aetate, the "Declaration on the Relation of the Church with Non-Christian Religions" of the Second Vatican Council, is promulgated by Pope Paul VI; it absolves the Jews of responsibility for the death of Jesus, reversing Innocent III's 760 year-old declaration. (1965)

Construction on the St. Louis Arch is completed. (1965)

Britain launches the satellite Prospero into low Earth orbit atop a Black Arrow carrier rocket, the only British satellite to date launched by a British rocket. (1971)

NASA successfully launches the Ares I-X mission, the only rocket launch for its later-cancelled Constellation program. (2009)
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