The Hump Day Scoop

Welcome to Hump-Day ya’ll!  You are halfway there, you can do it!!

Have a wonderful day.  When you think you are having a bad day watch as Michy Batshuayi makes it through and embarrassingly epic fail.  🙂

Hump Day Scoop Facts for July 11, 2018

  • Today July 11th is the 192nd day of 2018.
  • 173 days remaining in the year.
  • Today is the 28th Wednesday of 2018.
  • Here in PA, sunrise is 5:43 a.m. and sunset 8:33 p.m.
  • Today is:
    • All American Pet Photo Day
    • Bowdler’s Day
    • Free Slurpee Day
    • National Blueberry Muffin Day
    • National Cheer Up the Lonely Day
    • National Mojito Day
    • National Rainier Cherries Day
    • National Swimming Pool Day
    • World Population Day
  • The Moon today is a Waning Crescent.  Illumination is growing smaller daily until New Moon.
  • July’s birth flowers are the Water Lily (purity/majesty) and the Larkspur/Delphinium (strong bond of love, joy)
  • 1750 Halifax, Nova Scotia, is almost completely destroyed by fire
  • 1798 US Marine Corps established by an act of Congress
  • 1804 VP Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel
  • 1877 Kate Edger becomes New Zealand’s first woman graduate and the first woman in the British Empire to earn a Bachelor of Arts
  • 1900 Charlotte Cooper becomes 1st female Olympic tennis champ and 1st individual female Olympic champion in any sport
  • 1914  Babe Ruth debuts pitching for the Boston Red Sox, winning 4-3
  • 1952 General Eisenhower nominated as Republican US Presidential candidate
  • 1955 Congress authorizes all US currency to say “In God We Trust”
  • 1977 US Medal of Freedom awarded posthumously to Rev Martin Luther King Jr
  • 2011 Neptune completes its first orbit since its discovery on September 23, 1846

Here are a few random facts to use around the water cooler.

  1. Walter Frederick Morrison – the inventor of the Frisbee, was cremated and made into a Frisbee after he died.
  2. In 2015, more people were killed from injuries caused by taking a selfie than by shark attacks. 🙂
  3. The top six foods that make you fart: beans, corn, bell peppers, cauliflower, cabbage, and milk.
  4. Nearly 3% of the ice in Antarctic glaciers is penguin urine.
  5. It is illegal to own just one guinea pig in Switzerland because they get lonely.

Until next time.  You are NOT alone.  — Jenn

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Facts gathered from:

onthisday.com/day/july/11

wikipedia.com

thepeoplehistory.com/july11th

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