Look for Circles Day
When : Always November 2
Look For Circles Day is today. Go forth, in search of circles. We suspect you will find them everywhere. Looking for circles, is a lot like swimming in a round pool. You go round and round. There's a lots of splashing. But, you don't get anywhere.
Did you find lots of circles? We knew you would. And, we hope that your search has made you very happy.
We hope you take a circuituitous route to a happy and fun filled Look For Circles Day!
Origin of Look For Circles Day:
We ran around in circles, looking for the creator of this day. We winded up right where we started...... wondering who created this day!? And, perhaps most of all....why!?
This Day in History November 2
New Zealand officially adopts a standard time to be observed nationally. (1868)
North and South Dakota are admitted as the 39th and 40th U.S. states. (1889)
The first gasoline-powered race in the United States; first prize is $2,000. (1895)
Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team. (1898)
Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity is founded at Boston University. (1909)
The Balfour Declaration proclaims British support for the "establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people" with the clear understanding "that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities".
In the United States, KDKA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania starts broadcasting as the first commercial radio station. The first broadcast is the result of the United States presidential election, 1920. (1920)
Adam Martin Wyant became the first former professional American football player to be elected to the United States Congress. (1920)
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is established. (1936)
Italian dictator Benito Mussolini proclaims the Rome-Berlin Axis, establishing the alliance of the Axis Powers. (1936)
The British Broadcasting Corporation initiates the BBC Television Service, the world's first regular, "high-definition" (then defined as at least 200 lines) service. Renamed BBC1 in 1964, the channel still runs to this day. (1936)
World War II: First day of Battle of Elaia–Kalamas between the Greeks and the Italians. (1940)
In California, designer Howard Hughes performs the maiden (and only) flight of the Spruce Goose or H-4 The Hercules; the largest fixed-wing aircraft ever built. (1947)
The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity. (1957)
Quiz show scandals: Twenty One game show contestant Charles Van Doren admits to a Congressional committee that he had been given questions and answers in advance. (1959)
Penguin Books is found not guilty of obscenity in the trial R v Penguin Books Ltd., the Lady Chatterley's Lover case. (1960)
Norman Morrison, a 31-year-old Quaker, sets himself on fire in front of the river entrance to the Pentagon to protest the use of napalm in the Vietnam war. (1965)
The Cuban Adjustment Act comes into force, allowing 123,000 Cubans the opportunity to apply for permanent residence in the United States. (1966)
Vietnam War: US President Lyndon B. Johnson and "The Wise Men" conclude that the American people should be given more optimistic reports on the progress of the war. (1967)
78 die when the Time Go-Go Club in Seoul, South Korea burns down. Six of the victims jumped to their deaths from the seventh floor after a club official barred the doors after the fire started. (1974)
U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. (1983)
Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962. (1984)
The Morris worm, the first internet-distributed computer worm to gain significant mainstream media attention, is launched from MIT. (1988)