December 27th is....

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December 27th is....
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December 27th is...

December.jpgHolocaust Remembrance Day
- Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, is a day set aside for all of us to remember and learn about the horrors of the Holocaust.

"Howdy Doody" TV Premiere
- The first popular children’s show was brought to TV by Bob Smith in 1947 and was one of the first regular NBC shows to be shown in color. It was set in the circus town of Doodyville. Children sat in the bleachers’ “Peanut Gallery” and participated in activities such as songs and stories. Did anyone watch this show?

Visit the Zoo Day
- Everybody loves a trip to the zoo! The animals never cease to entertain, and there aren’t any TVs or games to distract your youngsters. Why not take advantage of these national treasures and celebrate Visit the Zoo Day on December 27 as a family?

Louis Pasteur
- French chemist-bacteriologist born at Dole, Jura, France in 1822. Died at Villeneuve l’Etang, France, Sept 28, 1895. Discoverer of prophylactic inoculation against rabies. Pasteurization process named for him.

Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day
- Here's a day to show your crafty skills, as you make paper snowflakes. Making cut out snowflakes is a great project for kids. However, you don't have to be a kid, to have fun making paper snowflakes. It's a skill that is practiced by many people.

National Fruit Cake Day
- It wouldn't be Christmas if the traditional fruit cake wasn't sitting on the dessert table. Fruitcake (or fruit cake) is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts and spices, and optionally soaked in spirits. In the United Kingdom certain rich versions may be iced and decorated.