Browsing: September 6

A Brief History This article presents a chronological list of notable events that happened on September 6th.  For each date below, please click on the date to be taken to an article covering that date’s event. Digging Deeper On September 6, 1620, the Mayflower sailed from Plymouth, England, headed for the “New World” in America. On September 6, 1803, pioneering atomic theorist John Dalton of England first assigned symbols to represent atoms of various elements. On September 6, 1995, Cal Ripken, Jr., infielder for the Baltimore Orioles, set a new major league baseball record by playing in his 2131st consecutive…

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A Brief History On September 6, 2013, ivory poachers in Africa poisoned and killed 41 elephants at the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.  The WWF reports about 20,000 elephants are killed illegally each year in Africa by poachers, out of a world wide total of only 415,000 African elephants.  Incredibly, in 1930 there were about 10 million wild elephants in Africa! Digging Deeper Despite strict anti-poaching laws, poaching takes a terrible toll on many types of animals.  There may be about 30,000 Rhinos left in Africa, of which only 6000 are Black Rhinos, which numbered over 100,000 as recently as…

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A Brief History Focus Features’ My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 in conjunction with Blu-Tique Micro-Wedding Venue are hosting a contest for Ohio couples to win “Free Elopement Weddings” (taking place Wednesday, September 6, 2023) to help kick off the celebration of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3, opening in theaters on Friday, September 8th, 2023. Digging Deeper The FREE Elopement Weddings will take place Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at Blu-Tique Micro-Wedding Venue (located inside Blu-Tique Hotel, 1 South Main St., Akron, Ohio 44308 in Downtown Akron). The contest is open to newly engaged couples. To be considered for a chance to win a FREE Elopement…

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A Brief History Romantic comedy fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 on Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 7:00PM at AMC Westwood Town Center 6, 21653 Center Ridge Road, Rocky River, OH 44116!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to https://focusfeaturesscreenings.com/MBFGW3HH6.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  So, please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited. Digging Deeper My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 is from writer and…

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A Brief History On September 6, 2022, we celebrate National Read a Book Day, one of the truly worthwhile “days” of the year, when we are all reminded that there is more to life than television and the internet. Digging Deeper Here are a few book related facts you might find interesting: The longest book, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, is Marcel Proust’s elephantine Remembrance of Things Past, boasting an incredible 9,609,000 characters, meaning letters and spaces. The Oldest Book might be The Epic of Gilgamesh, which dates back to 2100 BC, though dates on ancient books…

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