The Hump Day Scoop

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


Hump Day Facts for July 25th

  • Today is the 206th day of 2018.
  • July 25, 2018 in Roman Numerals is: VII • XXV • MMXVIII
  • There are 159 days left in 2018.
  • Today is the 30th Wednesday of 2018.
  • Here in PA, sunrise is 5:54 a.m. and sunset is 8:23 p.m.
  • Today is:
    • Annexation of Guanacaste
    • Constitution Day
    • Revolution Anniversary
    • Feast of Saint James the Apostle
    • Republic Day
    • National Hot Fudge Day
    • National Wine and Cheese Day
    • National Hire a Veteran Day
    • National Merry-Go Round Day
    • National Threading the Needle Day
    • Culinarians Day
  • July is also:
    • National Blueberry Month
    • National Anti-Boredom Month
    • Unluck Month for Weddings
    • National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
    • National Hot Dog Month
    • National Ice Cream Month
    • National Picnic Month
  • The Moon today is a Waxing gibbous.  The moon is 96% illuminated.
  • The zodiac sign is the Leo.  The lion.Strengths: Creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorousWeaknesses: Arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy, inflexible

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  • 1866 – The United States Congress passes legislation authorizing the rank of General of the Army. Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant becomes the first to be promoted to this rank.
  • 1868 – Wyoming becomes a United States territory.
  • 1956 – Forty-five miles south of Nantucket Island, the Italian ocean liner SS Andrea Doria collides with the MS Stockholm in heavy fog and sinks the next day, killing 51.
  • 1965 – Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music.
  • 1978 – Birth of Louise Joy Brown, the first human to have been born after conception by in vitro fertilization, or IVF.
  • 1984 – Salyut 7 cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya becomes the first woman to perform a spacewalk.
  • 1994 – Israel and Jordan sign the Washington Declaration, that formally ends the state of war that had existed between the nations since 1948.
  • 2000 – Concorde Air France Flight 4590 crashes at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, killing 113 passengers.
  • 2007 – Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India’s first female president.
  • 2010 – WikiLeaks publishes classified documents about the War in Afghanistan, one of the largest leaks in U.S. military history.

Here are a few random water cooler facts:

  1.  There are more fake flamingos in the world than real flamingos.

  2. You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago.

  3. It is illegal to sell pickles that do not bounce in Connecticut since 1948.
  4. No person convicted of a felony may operate a Bingo game in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
  5. When a male bee climaxes, their testicles explode and they die.

Aren’t ya glad you’re a human?! 😉

Until next time, you are NOT alone!!  –Jenn