Thursday, August 25, 2011

Interesting facts

August 26: Women's Equality Day

Women's Equality Day is proclaimed on August 26 each year by the United States President to commemorate the giving of the vote to women. Every president has published a proclamation for Women's Equality Day since 1971 when legislation was first introduced in Congress by Bella Abzug. Let's tip our hats to Bella, the Lady of Many Hats.

August 28: Pepsi-Cola (originally an herbal drink to treat indigestion) got its name on this day in 1898.

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