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Panic Day

Sunday, March 09, 2014

Panic Day

When : Always March 9th

Try to stay calm. Take a deep breath. For today is Panic Day. Can you handle today? Good, we were worried for a moment.

Hopefully, everything is going just swell in your life, and you have no need for this day. But, if problems and troubles are looming, try to hold off hitting the panic button until this day arrives.

Don't worry. Don't fret. and, above all, don't panic. However, if ever there was a day to panic, today is that day.

As you get through this unsettling day, you have another day to worry about.......International Panic Day. (June 18)

Origin of "Panic Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. Perhaps they were too rushed and panicked to record their creation.

This Day in History March 9th

First known mention of Lithuania, in the annals of the monastery of Quedlinburg. (1009)

The fleet of Pedro Álvares Cabral leaves Lisbon for the Indies. The fleet will discover Brazil which lies within boundaries granted to Portugal in the Treaty of Tordesillas. (1500)

David Rizzio, private secretary to Mary, Queen of Scots, is murdered in the Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, Scotland. (1566)

After a campaign by the writer Voltaire, judges in Paris posthumously exonerate Jean Calas of murdering his son. Calas had been tortured and executed in 1762 on the charge, though his son may have actually committed suicide. (1765)

Napoléon Bonaparte marries his first wife, Joséphine de Beauharnais. (1796)

The U.S. Supreme Court rules in the United States v. The Amistad case that captive Africans who had seized control of the ship carrying them had been taken into slavery illegally. (1841)

The first documented discovery of gold in California occurs at Rancho San Francisco, six years before the California Gold Rush. (1842)

Mexican–American War: The first large-scale amphibious assault in U.S. history is launched in the Siege of Veracruz. (1847)

American Civil War: The USS Monitor and CSS Virginia fight to a draw in the Battle of Hampton Roads, the first battle between two ironclad warships. (1862)

The Westmoreland County coal strike, involving 15,000 coal miners represented by the United Mine Workers, begins. (1910)

Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa leads nearly 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against the border town of Columbus, New Mexico. (1916)

Great Depression: President Franklin D. Roosevelt submits the Emergency Banking Act to Congress, the first of his New Deal policies. (1933)

World War II: Japanese troops counter-attack American forces on Hill 700 in Bougainville in a battle that would last five days. (1944)

The Bombing of Tokyo by the United States Army Air Forces begin, one of the most destructive bombing raids in history. (1945)

McCarthyism: CBS television broadcasts the See It Now episode, "A Report on Senator Joseph McCarthy", produced by Fred Friendly. (1954)

A magnitude 8.3 earthquake in the Andreanof Islands, Alaska triggers a Pacific-wide tsunami causing extensive damage to Hawaii and Oahu. (1957)

The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York. (1959)

Sputnik 9 successfully launches, carrying a human dummy nicknamed Ivan Ivanovich, and demonstrating that Soviet Union was ready to begin human spaceflight. (1961)

Forty-two people die in the 1976 Cavalese cable car disaster, the worst cable-car accident to date. (1976)

The Hanafi Siege: In a thirty-nine-hour standoff, armed Hanafi Muslims seize three Washington, D.C., buildings, killing two and taking 149 hostage. (1977)

Financially troubled Eastern Air Lines filed for bankruptcy. (1989)

Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights. (2011)
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