Daily Calendar for Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Question of the Day
How can I get a chocolate drink stain out of a white T-shirt?
You can try scrubbing the area with a little ammonia, then washing the shirt as you normally would.
Advice of the Day
To cure hiccups eat a spoonful of peanut butter.
Home Hint of the Day
If the winters are hard where you live, try to have an R-value (thermal resistance) of at least R-33 in ceiling insulation and R-19 in wall insulation.
Word of the Day
The long-term atmospheric conditions of an area; the “average” weather conditions, along with normal variations and extremes.
Puzzle of the Day
Why are teeth like verbs?
Because they are regular, irregular, and defective.
- Franz Peter Schubert (Austrian composer) –
- Zane Grey (novelist) –
- Eddie Cantor (comedian) –
- John Henry O'Hara (author) –
- Jersey Joe Walcott (boxer) –
- Garry Moore (TV personality) –
- Jackie Robinson (first African American baseball player in major leagues) –
- Carol Channing (actress) –
- Mario Lanza (singer & actor) –
- Norman Mailer (author) –
- Jean Simmons (actress) –
- Ernie Banks (baseball player) –
- Phillip Glass (musician) –
- Nolan Ryan (baseball player) –
- Anthony LaPaglia (actor) –
- Portia de Rossi (actress) –
- Justin Timberlake (singer) –
- Tyler Seguin (ice hockey player) –
- Timothy Eaton (retailer) –
- A. A. Milne (author) –
- Sam Goldwyn (movie mogul) –
- Francis Gabreski (retired colonel who recorded 37.5 kills and was known as “America’s Greatest Living Ace” ) –
- Horace Hagedorn (founder of Miracle-Gro plant food) –
- Eunice Sanborn (American supercentenarian) –
- Anton Chekov’s play, Three Sisters, premiered at the Moscow Art Theatre–
- A Napier was the first car to go over 100 mph–
- The German government informed the U.S. that unrestricted submarine warfare would begin on February 1, 1917–
- The Green Hornet made its radio debut–
- Yugoslavia adopted its constitution and officially became a people’s republic–
- The U.S. released 33 former Nazis incarcerated for war crimes, including Alfred Krupp–
- Explorer I, first U.S. satellite, launched–
- Explorer 1, first successful U.S. satellite, was launched –
- Ham, a male chimpanzee, was recovered alive in the Caribbean after being carried to a height of 155 miles in a U.S. space capsule launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida–
- National Traffic Safety Agency issued the first set of U.S. federal safety standards for vehicle safety–
- North Vietnam launched the Tet Offensive, attacking South Vietnamese towns–
- Limited telephone service re-established between East and West Berlin for the first time in 19 years–
- Apollo 14 manned spacecraft launched–
- Paul and Linda McCartney appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone. This made Linda McCartney the first person to have both taken a photo, and to have been photographed, for the front cover of the magazine.–
- The first McDonald’s opened in Moscow, Russia–
- Samuel Alito was sworn in as the 110th U.S. Supreme Court justice–
- Snowy month left 54 inches of snow on the ground at low levels, Northfield, Vermont–
- Big snow in Oregon set a record: Portland 16 inches; Salem 25 inches–
- A record low of 0 degrees F hit San Antonio, Texas–