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National Nursing Assistants Day

Thursday, June 13, 2013

National Nursing Assistants Day

When : First day of National Nursing Assistants Week

National Nursing Assistants Day honors Nursing Assistants.

According to the website of the Network of Career Nursing Assistants:

This day is set aside each year to recognize longevity of service, special contributions to care practices and accomplishments of the nursing assistants who have made caring their life career including members of the National Twenty Year Club.

Celebrate this day by showing your appreciation for the skills and caring provided by Nursing Assistants.

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This Day in History June 13

Anglo-Portuguese Alliance between England (succeeded by the United Kingdom) and Portugal is the oldest alliance in the world which is still in force. (1373)

Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, against the celibacy rule decreed by the Roman Catholic Church for priests and nuns. (1525)

Rhode Island becomes the first of Britain's North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves. (1774)

American Revolutionary War: Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina, in order to help the Continental Congress to train its army. (1777)

Lewis and Clark Expedition: scouting ahead of the expedition, Meriwether Lewis and four companions sight the Great Falls of the Missouri River. (1805)

The USS Jeannette is crushed in an Arctic Ocean ice pack. (1881)

Grover Cleveland undergoes secret, successful surgery to remove a large, cancerous portion of his jaw; operation not revealed to US public until 1917, nine years after the president's death. (1893)

Yukon Territory is formed, with Dawson chosen as its capital. (1898)

World War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries. (1917)

Aviator Charles Lindbergh receives a ticker-tape parade down 5th Avenue in New York City. (1927)

Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet in Venice, Italy; Mussolini later describes the German dictator as "a silly little monkey". (1934)

World War II: German combat elements - reinforced by the 17th SS Panzergrenadier Division - launch a counterattack on American forces near Carentan. (1944)

World War II: Germany launches a V1 Flying Bomb attack on England. Only four of the eleven bombs actually hit their targets. (1944)

The United States Supreme Court rules in Miranda v. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights before questioning them. (1966)

U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson nominates Solicitor-General Thurgood Marshall to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. (1967)

Governor of Texas Preston Smith signs a bill into law converting the former Southwest Center for Advanced Studies, originally founded as a research arm of Texas Instruments, into the University of Texas at Dallas. (1969)

"The Long and Winding Road" becomes the Beatles' last US Number 1 song. (1970)

Vietnam War: The New York Times begins publication of the Pentagon Papers. (1971)

Convicted Martin Luther King Jr. assassin James Earl Ray is recaptured after escaping from prison three days before. (1977)

Pioneer 10 becomes the first man-made object to leave the central Solar System when it passes beyond the orbit of Neptune (the furthest planet from the Sun at the time). (1983)

A jury in Anchorage, Alaska, blames recklessness by Exxon and Captain Joseph Hazelwood for the Exxon Valdez disaster, allowing victims of the oil spill to seek $15 billion in damages. (1994)

The Montana Freemen surrender after an 81-day standoff with FBI agents. (1996)

A jury sentences Timothy McVeigh to death for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. (1997)

The United States withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. (2002)

A jury in Santa Maria, California acquits pop singer Michael Jackson of molesting 13-year-old Gavin Arvizo at his Neverland Ranch. (2005)
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    1776 days ago
  • PMAY0313
    1777 days ago
    This was a busy day in history! Thanks for the info.

    I worked in this profession for 19 years and DH has been doing it for 30 years!
    1777 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/13/2013 5:03:32 PM
    Steve fished commercially in Ak when the "Exxon Valdez disaster" occurred. He finally received his settlement about 5 years ago. It was about $5. The lawyers and administrative costs got the lions share. What a surprise!
    1778 days ago
    emoticon lots of info that I didn't know went on today through the years
    1778 days ago
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