HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
Sadly, Federal tax withholding became a law in the US, June 10, 1948
Festival of the Forgotten - Appropriate for forgotten Liberties in Earlville.
National Yo-Yo Day - Appropriate for the type of government officials (minus one) at present.
Mourn for your Money Day - Appropriate for Earlville spend and tax, coming soon to a municipality near you!
Massachusetts : Children's Day
Great Britain : Queen's official birthday (National Day)
Republic of Congo: Day of National Reconciliation
French Guiana: Abolition of Slavery
CHICKEN HOLIDAYS AROUND THE NATION:
National Fried Chicken Day (from http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/July/friedchickenday.htm)
When : July 6th
National Fried Chicken Day is day to enjoy crisp and tasty, finger licking good fried chicken. Fried chicken is one of America's favorite meals. Sure, we all know that fried foods are not good for us. But, fried chicken tastes ohhhhh so good. We just can't resist having it on a regular basis. There's just one thing you need to do celebrate this day: Eat some fried chicken. You can have it for lunch, dinner or cold leftovers as a snack. Better still, have it for lunch, dinner, AND for a snack.
The Origin of National Fried Chicken Day: Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a "National" day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.
Dance Like a Chicken Day (from http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/May/dancelikeachicken.htm)
When: Always on May 14th
Dance Like a Chicken Day is for those who like to do the "Chicken Dance". All 'ya gotta do is dance like a chicken. While any dance song will do, there's no dance like the Chicken dance. It's tradition at every wedding reception to play and to dance the Chicken Dance. It gets people of all ages up dancing and mingling. It puts a smile on everyone's face. The Chicken Dance is not limited to weddings. It is also played at other social events where there is a band and dancing. The only problem is that events are way too frequent for a chicken dance lover. Therefore, today exists to provide you with another opportunity to dance like a chicken. So, don't pass up this priceless opportunity. 'Cmon, big guy. Get up and dance with me!
Origin of Dance Like a Chicken Day: Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did uncover the origin of the Chicken Dance song. It was originally titled "Der Ententanz" (The Duck Dance). It was created by Swiss accordion player Werner Thomas of Davos, Switzerland. Thomas created it in the 1950's. Over the years, it quickly became popular, especially at weddings.
But, believe it or not, Earlville Chicken Liberty isn't the only important event that is celebrated on June 10.
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