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The US Navy was formed!
In 1775, the first US Navy was officially formed. It was ordered by the Continental Congress as they requested a naval fleet. Go ahead and hum that Village People song, we know you want to…
Special Days Falling on October 13thThis October 13th, why not join in the festivities? You’ll be glad that all over the world, there are people commemorating and celebrating this very special day – here are some of the most important events taking place today.
Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
Every October 13th, people come together to honor Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day. The point of the day is to raise awareness about the disease and help as many women as possible to get checked. The earlier any kind of breast cancer is caught, the better the chances for the sufferer to be treated and rid of it. So, encourage the women in your life today to research metastatic breast cancer with you, and let's save as many people as we can!
Prince Louis Rwagasore Day
In Burundi, October 13th is Prince Louis Rwagasore Day. The day is dedicated to Prince Louis Rwagasore, the Burundian prince and politician who served as the nation’s second prime minister. However, he only served for two weeks as he was killed on this very date back in 1961. He was generally beloved by the nation, which is why people to this day celebrate his life and achievements every year on October 13th.
National Yorkshire Pudding Day
If you have never tried a Yorkshire pudding, today is the perfect day to tuck in and give them a go! Ironically, the UK doesn’t celebrate one of their most famous delicacies today, as they do it on the first Sunday of February. However, for the rest of us, today is Yorkshire Pudding Day in the US – more for America, then!