When we are planning our blog posts, we wander through some interesting resources. From our friends at Holiday Insights, we discovered that February 16 has the unfortunate position this year of occurring between Valentine’s Day and President’s Day. We thought you may be caught in this slump, so we’re providing some ideas for celebrating this day.
Nylon is Patented 1937
In the Late 1930’s women’s stockings were all the rage. Due to the high price of silk in post-Depression America, the price of stockings was a determent. Enter DuPont with their new product, nylon. The relatively cheap nylon stockings create a through the roof demand and brought in $9 million for DuPont in 1940 - $150 million in today’s dollars.
NBC TV Begins the 1st Nightly News Cast
In 1948 NBC began broadcasting the news each evening. The company was founded on June 19, 1926 by Radio Corporation of American, General Electric, and Westinghouse. The radio broadcasts began on November 15, 1926 and the television began on April 30, 1939.
Do a Grouch a Favor Day
Just in case you missed this one, we want to remind you to go out and do a favor for your favorite grouch. We’re all susceptible to an occasional grouchy day. Some of us are true grouches all day every day. Our suggestion is that you do that grouch a favor and watch the results. Be creative and gracious.
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