The Hump Day Scoop

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

Hump Day Facts for July 18

  • Today July 18th is the 199th day of 2018.
  • July 18, 2018, in Roman numerals, is VII • XVIII • MMXVIII
  • 166 days remaining in the year.
  • Today is the 29th Wednesday of 2018.
  • Here in PA, sunrise is 5:48 a.m. and sunset is 8:29 p.m.
  • There are 66 days left until Fall.
  • Today is:
    • National Caviar Day
    • National Hot Dog Day
    • Nelson Mandela International Day
    • Perfect Family Day
    • Take Your Poet to Work Day
    • World Listening Day
    • Constitution Day
    • July 15-21
      • Rabbit Week
      • Captive Nations Week
      • Everybody Deserves a Massage Week
      • National Body Piercing Week
      • National Parenting Gifted Children Week
      • National Zoo Keeper Week
      • National Independent Retailers Week
    • July 18-21
      • National Baby Food Week
      • National Ventriloquism Week
    • July 18-25
      • Restless Leg Syndrome Education & Awareness Week
  • The Moon today is a Waxing Crescent.  The moon is 36% illuminated.
  • Cancer is still the zodiac until July 22nd.


  • 1927   Ty Cobb hits his 4000th career hit.
  • 1931   1st air-conditioned ship “Mariposa” is launched.
  • 1936   Spanish Civil War begins.
  • 1969   U.S.A. Chappaquiddick – Senator Ted Kennedy’s car plunges off a bridge killing his passenger, Secretary Mary Jo Kopechne.  Kennedy is later convicted of leaving the scene of an accident.
  • 1976   Nadia Comaneci receives the first perfect 10 ever recorded in Olympic gymnastics.
  • 1984   21 people shot dead, 19 injured in San Ysidro, California at a McDonald’s.  James Oliver Huberty said he was “hunting humans” as he left his wife.
  • 1986   Videotapes are released showing Titanic’s sunken remains.
  • 1998   A 23 ft. tidal wave runs along the coast of Papua New Guinea killing over 3,000.
  • 2003   Kobe Bryant is charged with sexual assault, charges are later dropped.
  • 2005   The Olympic Park Bomber, Eric Rudolph, is sentenced to life in prison for a series of bombings from May 5, 1998, until May 31, 2003.

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

  1. The average lifespan of a major league baseball: 7 pitches.
  2. Calama, a town in the Atacama Desert of Chile, it has never rained.
  3. No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.
  4. From 1999-2014, 2,167 people died from……Constipation.  🙂
  5. The dot over the lower case “i” is called a tittle.

Until next time.  You are NOT alone.  –Jenn


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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