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Make Your Dream Come True Day

Monday, January 13, 2014

Make Your Dream Come True Day

When : Always January 13th

Make Your Dream Come True Day gives you the opportunity to do something to realize your goals and dreams. Whatever your dreams are, they usually don't come true without some effort on your part. So, today is the perfect opportunity to do something about it.

On this day do something, anything, to move in the direction of achieving your dreams. Sure, sometimes it takes several steps to accomplish them. So view today as a time to get started on them. With a little effort, they will come true!

Favorite Song of Dreamers: Somewhere over the Rainbow and If I had a Million Dollars

Origin of Make Your Dream Come True Day:
Our research found no evidence of who created this day, when it started , or why.

This Day in History January 13th

French Revolutionary Wars: A naval battle between a French ship of the line and two British frigates off the coast of Brittany ends with the French vessel running ashore, resulting in the death of over 900. (1797)

War of 1812: British troops capture Fort Peter in St. Marys, Georgia, the only battle of the war to take place in the state. (1815)

The Great fire of New Orleans, Louisiana begins. (1830)

President Andrew Jackson writes to Vice President Martin Van Buren expressing his opposition to South Carolina's defiance of federal authority in the Nullification Crisis. (1832)

The steamship Lexington burns and sinks four miles off the coast of Long Island with the loss of 139 lives. (1840)

Dr. William Brydon, an assistant surgeon in the British East India Company Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for being the sole survivor of an army of 4,500 men and 12,000 camp followers when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. (1842)

The Treaty of Cahuenga ends the Mexican–American War in California. (1847)

National convention of black leaders meets in Washington, D.C. (1869)

National convention of black leaders meets in Washington, D.C. (1893)

The Rhoads Opera House fire in Boyertown, Pennsylvania kills 171 people. (1908)

The first public radio broadcast takes place; a live performance of the opera Cavalleria rusticana is sent out over the airwaves from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, New York. (1910)

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated was founded on the campus of Howard University. (1913)

Henry Ford patents a plastic automobile, which is 30% lighter than a regular car. (1942)

World War II: First use of an aircraft ejection seat by a German test pilot in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter. (1942)

An article appears in Pravda accusing some of the most prestigious and prominent doctors, mostly Jews, in the Soviet Union of taking part in a vast plot to poison members of the top Soviet political and military leadership. (1953)

Robert C. Weaver becomes the first African American Cabinet member when he is appointed United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. (1966)

Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom State Prison (1968)

U.S. Food & Drug Administration requires all blood donations to be labeled "paid" or "volunteer" donors. (1978)

Shortly after takeoff, Air Florida Flight 90, a Boeing 737 jet crashes into Washington, D.C.'s 14th Street Bridge and falls into the Potomac River, killing 78 including four motorists. (1982)

Douglas Wilder becomes the first elected African American governor as he takes office in Richmond, Virginia. (1990)

Space Shuttle program: Endeavour heads for space for the third time as STS-54 launches from the Kennedy Space Center. (1993)

The passenger cruise ship Costa Concordia sinks off the coast of Italy. There are 31 confirmed deaths with one still missing, Russel Rebello, amongst the 4232 passengers and crew. (2012)
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    Never stop dreaming!
    1318 days ago
    From the headline, I thought it might be a Disney day.

    thanks for the history tidbits.
    1318 days ago
    Powerball here I come
    1318 days ago
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