Margaret Wolfe Hungerford wrote under the pseudonym “The Duchess”. This was also the title of her most popular novel. Margaret was a romance novelist and published around 40 books. She was born in Ireland in 1850 and died in 1897.
Dogs are constant companions for many people. National Dog Day honors those dogs and encourages us to rescue dogss from shelters. Many dogs are abused and are just looking for a home and someone to love them.
Today honors everything that dogs do for us. Take some time to do something for your special friend today. Or even better rescue a dog from homelessness or abuse.
The International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto to the category of dwarf planet. Aronomers concluded that it is a member of the Kuiper belt, a strip of billions of icy bodies orbiting the Sun beyond the orbit of Neptune.
On August 23, 1977 the Gossemer Condor 2 flew the first figure 8 for a distance of 2,172 meters. The Gossemer Condor 2 was built by Dr. Paul B. MacCready.
Many people celebrate this day by flying a kite or going for a hot air balloon ride. How will you celebrate Ride the Wind Day?