Multiple Personality Day
When : Always March 5th
Multiple Personality Day is an opportunity to get in touch with yourselves.
Someone with a split personality has two personalities. Someone with multiple personalities has more than two personalities. Its a psychological disorder that we hope none of our readers have.
Don't be surprised to find yourself surrounded by people who are talking to themselves today. You might find yourself talking to yourself, too!
When you wish someone "Happy Multiple Personalty Day", you may need to do so multiple times, once for each personality.
Origin of "Multiple Personality Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. Perhaps, the creator assumed his other half would record it.
This Day in History March 5th
King Henry VII of England issues letters patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands. (1496)
Nicolaus Copernicus's book, De revolutionibus orbium coelestium is banned by the Catholic Church (1616)
Antonio de Ulloa, the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, arrives in New Orleans. (1766)
Boston Massacre: Five Americans, including Crispus Attucks, and a boy, are killed by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence) five years later. At a subsequent trial the soldiers are defended by future U.S. president John Adams. (1770)
Samuel Colt patents the first production-model revolver, the .34-caliber. (1836)
George Westinghouse patents the air brake. (1872)
Moro Rebellion: United States Army troops bring overwhelming force against the native Moros in the First Battle of Bud Dajo, leaving only six survivors. (1906)
Italian forces are the first to use airships for military purposes, employing them for reconnaissance behind Turkish lines. (1912)
The British Viceroy of India, Governor-General Edward Frederick Lindley Wood and Mohandas Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) sign an agreement envisaging the release of political prisoners and allowing salt to be freely used by the poorest members of the population. (1931)
Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "bank holiday", closing all U.S. banks and freezing all financial transactions. (1933)
Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party receives 43.9% at the Reichstag elections. This later allows the Nazis to pass the Enabling Act and establish a dictatorship. (1933)
Members of Soviet politburo, including general secretary Joseph Stalin, sign an order for the execution of 25,700 Polish intelligentsia, including 14,700 Polish POWs, known also as the Katyn massacre. (1940)
First flight of Gloster Meteor jet aircraft in the United Kingdom. (1943)
World War II: The Red Army begins the Uman–Botoşani Offensive in the western Ukrainian SSR. (1944)
Winston Churchill coins the phrase "Iron Curtain" in his speech at Westminster College, Missouri. (1946)
The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect after ratification by 43 nations. (1970)
Yom Kippur War: Israeli forces withdraw from the west bank of the Suez Canal. (1974)
The Landsat 3 is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. (1978)
Soviet probes Venera 11, Venera 12 and the American solar satellite Helios II all are hit by "off the scale" gamma rays leading to the discovery of soft gamma repeaters. (1979)
America's Voyager 1 spacecraft has its closest approach to Jupiter, 172,000 miles. (1979)
The ZX81, a pioneering British home computer, is launched by Sinclair Research and would go on to sell over 1.5 million units around the world. (1981)
In Haifa, 17 Israeli civilians are killed by a Hamas suicide bomb in the Haifa bus 37 massacre. (2013)