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Daily Calendar for Thursday, June 30, 2022

Question of the Day

How can I separate two cooking pots that are really stuck together?
Try dribbling warm vinegar around the rim where the pots are stuck. Warm oil also might do the trick.

Advice of the Day

For swellings and sores, make a poultice of dandelions.

Home Hint of the Day

Before painting aluminum, wipe it down with a solution of equal parts vinegar and water to remove white oxidation and oil. Paint bonds best to a clean surface. The mixture will evaporate, so there’s no need to rinse it off before painting.

Word of the Day

Spheksophobia
Fear of wasps

Puzzle of the Day

A shining body, a preposition, and an ancient city.(Use these clues to find the three words that, when combined, form the name of a flower.)
Answer: Star of Bethlehem

Born

  • Charles VIII of France (King of France) –
  • Elizabeth Kortright Monroe (U.S. First Lady) –
  • Lena Horne (singer) –
  • Harry Blackstone Jr. (magician) –
  • Florence Ballard (singer) –
  • David Alan Grier (actor) –
  • Vincent D'Onofrio (actor) –
  • Monica Potter (actress) –
  • Lizzy Caplan (actress) –
  • Fantasia Barrino (singer) –
  • Michael Phelps (swimmer, Olympic gold medalist) –

Died

  • George Spanky" McFarland" (actor) –
  • Buddy Hackett (actor & comedian) –
  • Robert McCloskey (American author and illustrator) –
  • Mojave Max (spring prognosticator) –

Events

  • Michigan Territory was established–
  • The Gadsden Purchase Treaty, signed on this day, transferred territory to the United States making southern Arizona and New Mexico part of the nation–
  • Jean Francois Gravelet, a Frenchman known professionally as Emile or Charles Blondin, became the first to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope–
  • London’s Tower Bridge opened–
  • The Meat Inspection Act became law–
  • Tunguska fireball in sky, Russia–
  • Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind was published–
  • New York Yankee Joe Dimaggio and Boston Red Sox Dom Dimaggio hit home runs in the same game. It was the first time brothers had hit home runs in the same game in the majors in 15 years.–
  • General Motors unveiled the Corvette, the first sports car with a fiberglass body–
  • The 26th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, lowering the voting age to 18, ratified as Ohio became the 38th state to approve it–
  • George Harrison’s Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” topped the charts”–
  • The famous July 4th scene from the Steven Spielberg movie Jaws was filmed at Martha’s Vineyard–
  • Canada’s loonie coin entered circulation–
  • Tonya Harding was banned from the U. S. Figure Skating Association for life–
  • The international space station’s two astronauts hustled through a risky spacewalk and successfully replaced a bad circuit breaker–
  • Chester Arthur Reed, the oldest U.S. postal worker, retired at the age of 95. He accrued 3,856 hours of sick leave due to not missing a shift in 37 years.–
  • A leap second was added to the world’s atomic clocks to keep up with the slowing rotation of the earth–
  • The first photo of a confirmed baby planet (PDS 70b) was announced–

Weather

  • One inch of snow fell during a thunderstorm in Woodstock, Vermont–

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