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Wear Brown Shoes Day

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Wear Brown Shoes Day

When : Always December 4

Wear Brown Shoes Day is today. Now, let me see... what color shoes should I wear today?????

WOW! It is very easy to participate in this special day. Just dust off that seldom worn pair of brown shoes, and put 'em on your feet. Brown boots, loafers, or any other brown colored footwear will do. Don't tiptoe around. Wear them wherever you go.

In case you didn't know... the sock color of the day is........brown.

Have a happy Wear Brown Shoes Day.

Origin of Wear Brown Shoes Day:
Wear Brown Shoes Day was likely created by someone who was tired of wearing the same old black shoes. Or perhaps, it was the dress code theme of a school day event.until we find the creator of this day, we can only speculate.

This Day in History December 4

38 colonists from Berkeley Parish in England disembark in Virginia and give thanks to God (this is considered by many to be the first Thanksgiving in the Americas). (1619)

Father Jacques Marquette founds a mission on the shores of Lake Michigan to minister to the Illiniwek (the mission would later grow into the city of Chicago, Illinois). (1674)

At Fraunces Tavern in New York City, US General George Washington formally bids his officers farewell. (1783)

The first edition of The Observer, the world's first Sunday newspaper, is published. (1791)

American Civil War: Sherman's March to the Sea – At Waynesboro, Georgia, forces under Union General Judson Kilpatrick prevent troops led by Confederate General Joseph Wheeler from interfering with Union General William T. Sherman's campaign destroying a wide swath of the South on his march to the Atlantic Ocean from Atlanta, Georgia. (1864)

Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange). (1867)

The crewless American ship Mary Celeste is found by the British brig Dei Gratia (the ship had been abandoned for nine days but was only slightly damaged). (1872)

The first edition of the Los Angeles Times is published. (1891)

The Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club, the oldest professional hockey franchise in the world, is founded as a charter member of the National Hockey Association. (1909)

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson sails for the World War I peace talks in Versailles, becoming the first US president to travel to Europe while in office. (1918)

The first issue of the children's comic, The Dandy Comic, is published. (1937)

World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt closes down the Works Progress Administration, because of the high levels of wartime employment in the United States. (1943)

By a vote of 65 to 7, the United States Senate approves United States participation in the United Nations (the UN is established on October 24, 1945). (1945)

The first Burger King is opened in Miami, Florida, United States (1954)

The Million Dollar Quartet (Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash) get together at Sun Studios for the first and last time. (1956)

Vietnam War: US and South Vietnamese forces engage Viet Cong troops in the Mekong Delta. (1967)

Black Panther Party members Fred Hampton and Mark Clark are shot and killed in their sleep during a raid by 14 Chicago police officers. (1969)

The United Nations Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan. (1971)

The Indian Navy attacks the Pakistan Navy and Karachi. (1971)

The Montreux Casino in Switzerland is set ablaze by someone wielding a flare gun during a Frank Zappa concert; the incident would be noted in the Deep Purple song "Smoke on the Water". (1971

Following the murder of Mayor George Moscone, Dianne Feinstein becomes San Francisco, California's first female mayor (she served until January 8, 1988). (1978)

English rock group Led Zeppelin officially disbands, following the death of drummer John Bonham on September 25th. (1980)

Hezbollah militants hijack a Kuwait Airlines plane, killing four passengers. (1984)

Pan Am goes bankrupt and ceases operations. (1991)

Captain Mark Pyle pilots Clipper Goodwill, a Pan American World Airways Boeing 727-221ADV, to Miami International Airport ending 64 years of Pan Am operations. (1991)

Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage. (2005)

Six black youths assault a white teenager in Jena, Louisiana, US. (2006)
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