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This day in 1980, Ted Turner launched CNN, the first 24 hour news channel: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/turner_ted_1938
Celebrate US Dairy Month with the cream of the crop in scholarly sources, like this Topic Page on dairy farming: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/dairy_farming
The UN has declared this World Environment Day. This year's theme is reconnecting with nature: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/nature
"Nineteen Eighty-Four," published this day in 1949, saw a 9,500% increase in sales this past January. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/nineteen_eighty_four
Praxiteles is the only ancient master with an undisputed statue to survive from the 4th century BCE. Learn more: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/praxiteles_c_370_330_bc
Happy birthday to iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, born this day 1867! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/wright_frank_lloyd_1867_1959
Celebrate Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month with the onion's less popular but sweeter cousin, the shallot: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/shallot
Anne Frank was born in Frankfurt, Germany, this day in 1929 https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/frank_anne_1929_1945
This Topic Page on allergies is nothing to sneeze at: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/allergy
Get your research out of the pits with sources like this Topic Page on Olives: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/olive
It's Worldwide Knit in Public Day! https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/knitting
Happy Bloomsday! James Joyce' s novel, Ulysses was entirely set on June 16, 1904. https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/ulysses_novel
Many observe today as Juneteenth, celebrating of the emancipation of the last enslaved people in the United States. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/slavery
Today is a big day for sports-related revolutionary events: the Tennis Court Oath (1789) and Boxer Uprising (1900) http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/boxer_uprising
The US Constitution was ratified this day in 1788. It remains the world’s oldest surviving written constitution. http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/constitution_of_the_united_states
More than a fruit, pineapple leaves are used as a fiber for making clothes in South America and the Philippines: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/pineapple
Semantics studies the relationship of words and meanings, and is important to both linguists and philosophers: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/semantics
The first bike was patented in 1819, however two decades would pass before someone came up with pedals: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/bicycle
Happy birthday Helen Keller! Learn more Keller, including how the FBI surveilled her for radical views: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/keller_helen_1880_1968
Kiwis used to be called Chinese Gooseberries, but after the Communist revolution, they were rebranded in the West: http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/kiwi
The iPhone turns 10 today! http://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/iphone_smartphone
Did you know the average depth of the ocean is 12,230 ft? Fish for more fun ocean facts here: https://search.credoreference.com/content/topic/ocean