Tuesday, the 7th of October, 2014 is the 280th day in 2014 and in the 41st calendar week.
General Events:
You Matter to Me Day
October 7, 2014 in the World
You Matter to Me Day is a worldwide day of acknowledging the people in our lives who matter to us. Family, friends, coworkers, clients/customers, your favorite barista, dry cleaner, check-out clerk (fill in the blank)…
Take a few moments during this day to let them know “you matter to me.”
You Matter to Me Day: http://youmattertomeday.com/
Where is You Matter to Me Day?
Bald and Free Day
October 7, 2014 in the World
Bald and Free Day honors those of us with a beautiful, shiny top. You don’t’ have to be bald to celebrate this day. But, it helps. People who are married to, or related to a bald headed person can celebrate with the honoree.
 Enough with the bald jokes. There will be zero tolerance for them today. Rather, today is a day to cherish and appreciate the freedom that comes with being bald. While the rest of us are spending money on hair cuts, hair shampoo, hair sprays, combs, and such, the bald guys is smiling as he saves money and time.
Upon becoming a lucky bald guy, you are finally freed of the worry and fret that other guys have as they wonder for years:
-“Will I lose my hair?”
-Is my hair turning grey?
Better still, as a bald guys are much happier. In addition to saving money on haircuts and hair accessories, they never had a “bad hair day”.
So, if you are bald, enjoy your freedom, as you celebrate Bald and Free Day.
Where is Bald and Free Day?
Historical Events on 7th October:
3761 BC – The epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar (Proleptic Julian calendar).
1492 – Columbus misses Florida when he changes course
1520 – 1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain
1542 – Explorer Cabrillo discovered Catalina Island off California coast
1571 – Battle of Lepanto: Holy League of southern European nations destroys Ottoman fleet in significant loss off Western Greece
1714 – People riot due to beer tax in Alkmaar Neth
1737 – 40 foot waves sink 20,000 small craft & kill 300,000 (Bengal, India)
1763 – George III of Great Britain issues Proclamation of 1763, closing lands in North America north & west of Alleghenies to white settlement
1806 – Carbon paper patented in London by inventor Ralph Wedgewood
1856 – Cyrus Chambers Jr patents folding machine that folds book & newspapers
1886 – Spain abolishes slavery in Cuba
1913 – Henry Ford institutes moving assembly line
1919 – KLM, Royal Ducth Airlines, established (oldest existing airline)
1940 – World War II: the McCollum memo proposes bringing the U.S. into the war in Europe by provoking the Japanese to attack the United States.
1942 – US & British government announce establishment of United Nations
1949 – German Democratic Republic formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day). Wilhelm Pieck becomes 1st president, Otto Greatwohl becomes 1st premier
1950 – US forces invade Korea by crossing 38th parallel
1957 – “American Bandstand” premieres
1959 – Far side of Moon seen for 1st time, compliments of USSR’s Luna 3
1963 – Hurricane Flora hits Haiti & Dominican Republic, kills 7,190
1988 – Latvian flag raised in Riga for first time since annexation by USSR
2001 – The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan starts with an air assault and covert operations on the ground