Go Caroling Day
December 20, 2013 in the World

Go Caroling Day is a wonderful, rewarding, and memory filled day. By far more popular decades ago, Christmas holiday caroling is a great opportunity to enjoy the holiday and appreciate its meaning.

Christmas caroling remains popular in many area and among many groups. Scouts and youth groups often partake in this special musical event. Even family parties and business parties sometimes produce an impromptu caroling event.

It may take a little planning to make your Christmas Caroling happen. For example, scout groups frequently go caroling to nursing homes and senior citizen centers. A phone call to the facility management to arrange a date and time is a must. Transportation to/from the facility also must be arranged. And, afterwards, a caroling event is often topped off with hot chocolate and cookies.

Buck the declining trend and organise a carol singing trip with your friends and family on Go Caroling Day.

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Historical Events:

69 – General Vespasian’s troops occupy Rome after defeating the Emperor Vitellius

1522 – Suleiman the Magnificent accepts the surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. They eventually settle on Malta and become known as the Knights of Malta.

1661 – Corporation Act enforced in England

1790 – 1st successful US cotton mill to spin yarn (Pawtucket, RI)

1879 – Tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park

1892 – Pneumatic automobile tire patented, Syracuse, NY

1919 – Canadian National Railways established (N America’s longest, 50,000 KM)

1928 – 1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec

1938 – Vladimir K Zworykin (Penn) receives patent on Iconoscope TV system

1956 – Montgomery, Ala, removed race-based seat assignments on its buses

1963 – Berlin Wall opens for 1st time to West Berliners

1977 – 1st Space walk made by G Grechko from Salyut

1991 – A Missouri court sentences the Palestinian militant Zein Isa and his wife Maria to death for the honor killing of their daughter Palestina.