Scott's Avatar Museum

The 2019 Collection Part 1

Tue, Jan 1 Wed, Jan 2 Thu, Jan 3 Fri, Jan 4 Sat, Jan 5
Wishing everyone a Happy New Year! The U.S. national 55 mph speed limit was made the law by President Nixon on Jan. 2, 1974. It's J.R.R. Tolkien Day - Famed author of the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings was born this day 1892. Europe is united with a common currency when the 'euro' debuts on this day in 1999. On this day in 1972, Pres. Nixon signs a bill authorizing $5.5m in funding to develop a space shuttle.
Mon, Jan 7 Tue, Jan 8 Wed, Jan 9 Thu, Jan 10 Fri, Jan 11
It's Harlem Globetrotters Day - The Globetrotters played their first game in Hinckley, IL in 1927. It's Earth Rotation Day - Commemorating when French Physicist, Leon Foucault, demonstrated the Earth rotates on its axis in 1851. It's National Static Electricity Day - Static electricity is produced when the positive and negative charges of an atom are out of balance. It's Save the Eagles Day - Did you know some species of eagles are on the endangered list? On this day in 1908, Pres. Roosevelt declares the Grand Canyon in Arizona a national monument.
Mon, Jan 14 Tue, Jan 15 Wed, Jan 16 Thu, Jan 17 Fri, Jan 18
It's National Pastrami Sandwich Day - NY kosher butcher, Sussman Volk is credited with producing the first pastrami sandwich in 1887. Here's the latest scoop - Today is National Strawberry Ice Cream Day! It's Nothing Day - One day where we can just sit without celebrating, observing or honoring anything. It's Customer Service Day - The 2 major technological transformations to customer service were the telephone and the internet. It's National Gourmet Coffee Day - Bet this holiday gets a latte fuss with coffee lovers.
Mon, Jan 21 Tue, Jan 22 Wed, Jan 23 Thu, Jan 24 Fri, Jan 25
Today is Elementary School Teacher Day - Dedicated to all the teachers that help mold young minds. Today is National Polka Dot Day! On this day in 1957, the Whamo-O toy company rolls out the first batch of Frisbees. On this day in 1922 Christian Nelson and Russell Stover obtained a patent for the "Eskimo Pie" ice cream bar. On this day in 1924, the first Winter Olympics take off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps.
Mon, Jan 28 Tue, Jan 29 Wed, Jan 30 Thu, Jan 31 Fri, Feb 1
It's Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day - Bubble wrap came about from the efforts to make a 3-D plastic wallpaper. The first school for Seeing Eye Dogs was opened on Jan. 29, 1929 in Nashville, Tenn. This day in 1994, the American speed skater Dan Jansen sets a new 500 meters world record. It's Hell is Freezing Over Day - Ask the residents of Hell, Michigan, it happened! It's Bubble Gum Day - In 1928 Walter Diemer created the first bubble producing gum
Mon, Feb 4 Tue, Feb 5 Wed, Feb 6 Thu, Feb 7 Fri, Feb 8
It's National Homemade Soup Day - After stewing about this I've decided this is a souper holiday. It's National Western Monarch Day - Isn't it fun to watch a butterfly flutter by. Today is International Frozen Yogurt Day The Beatles first visit to the US was on this day in 1964 landing in New York - Beatlemania arrives. It's The Inbox Day - Time to take charge of your inbox and have a cleaning day.
Mon, Feb 11 Tue, Feb 12 Wed, Feb 13 Thu, Feb 14 Fri, Feb 15
It's Get Out Your Guitar Day - Wipe off the dust and relive the simple joy of strumming your first tune. It's Extraterrestrial Culture Day - To Celebrate and honor all past, present and future alien visitors. It's National Internet Friends Day - Distance means so little when someone means so much. Happy Valentine's Day! It's National Hippo Day - Did you know the name Hippopotamus stems from Ancient Greece and means water horse?
Mon, Feb 18 Tue, Feb 19 Wed, Feb 20 Thu, Feb 21 Fri, Feb 22
It's Thumb Appreciation Day! - Obviously I give this holiday a thumbs up. Today is International Tug of War Day! Today is National Toothpick Day! Today is International Tourist Guide Day! It's Tex Avery Day - The American cartoonist best known for creating characters such as Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and Bugs Bunny.
Mon, Feb 25 Tue, Feb 26 Wed, Feb 27 Thu, Feb 28 Fri, Mar 1
It's Let's All Eat Right Day - Celebrating nutritionist Adelle Davis who said, "We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are." On this day in 1929, President Coolidge establishes the Grand Teton National Park. Today is Pokémon Day - If you ask me why a Pokémon holiday, I say Wynaut. Today is National Tooth Fairy Day! It's the National Day of Unplugging - Disconnect from digital devices to connect with yourself and your family in real time.
Mon, Mar 4 Tue, Mar 5 Wed, Mar 6 Thu, Mar 7 Fri, Mar 8
Today is National Snack Day - The word "snack" derives from the Dutch word "snacken," which means to bite. Today is Reel Film Day - Celebrating cinema's classic format of 35mm film. Today is White Chocolate Cheesecake Day! It's National Cereal Day - Did you know Fruit Loops have only one flavor? "Froot" The VW Microbus, icon of the American counterculture, went into production on this day in 1950.
Mon, Mar 11 Tue, Mar 12 Wed, Mar 13 Thu, Mar 14 Fri, Mar 15
It's Key Deer Awareness Day - Key deer are small deer who live on several islands in the Florida Keys. Today is Organize Your Home Office Day and it's time to clean the clutter. Astronomer William Herschel discovers Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun on this day in 1781. It's National Pi Day - π or 3.14... is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter. Today is World Sleep Day - Celebrating the benefits of good and healthy sleep.
Mon, Mar 18 Tue, Mar 19 Wed, Mar 20 Thu, Mar 21 Fri, Mar 22
Today is Transit Driver Appreciation Day. It's International Client's Day - Offering appreciation and celebrating clients' contribution to all types of business. It's World Sparrow Day - Raising awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds in urban environments. It's the International Day of Forests - Highlighting the importance of achieving sustainable forest management and biodiversity conservation. It's Gryffindor Pride Day - You might belong in Gryffindor, where dwell the brave at heart.
Mon, Mar 25 Tue, Mar 26 Wed, Mar 27 Thu, Mar 28 Fri, Mar 29
Today is International Waffle Day It's Live Long & Prosper Day - Encouraging you to contemplate the Vulcan blessing and see how it might apply to your life. It's National Little Red Wagon Day - Did you know the "flyer" of Radio Flyer was a tribute to Charles Lindbergh? Today is Opening Day for Major League Baseball. U.S. space probe, Mariner, is first spacecraft to visit the planet Mercury on this day in 1974.
Mon, Apr 1 Tue, Apr 2 Wed, Apr 3 Thu, Apr 4 Fri, Apr 5
Today is National Trombone Players Day. It's International Fact-Checking Day - An accurate information ecosystem requires everyone to do their part. On this day in 1860, the first Pony Express mail, traveling by horse and rider relay teams debuts. Today is World Rat Day - Recognizing the fancy rat as a wonderful pet and companion animal for people of all ages. It's National Flash Drive Day - This USB flash drive is aka thumb drive, jump drive, or flash stick.
Mon, Apr 8 Tue, Apr 9 Wed, Apr 10 Thu, Apr 11 Fri, Apr 12
It's Dog Farting Awareness Day - Though I'm sure you've caught wind of this. Today is National Chicken Little Awareness Day - Is the sky falling? It's Black Hole Day - They exert gravity that’s so powerful, not even light can escape their grip. Today is National Pet Day - Celebrating our pets and the joy they bring to our lives. It's Drop Everything and Read Day - Encouraging families to put aside all distractions for at least 30 mins and enjoy books together.
Mon, Apr 15 Tue, Apr 16 Wed, Apr 17 Thu, Apr 18 Fri, Apr 19
It's the Universal Day of Culture - A day to appreciate all the national and universal treasures of culture. Today is Save the Elephant Day It's National Ford Mustang Day - Celebrating the Mustang's public debut on this day in 1964. It's National Animal Crackers Day - Did you know the string was added to the box so they could be hung from the Christmas tree? It's National Hanging Out Day - Bringing awareness about the benefits, both financially and environmentally, of using a clothesline for drying laundry.
Mon, Apr 22 Tue, Apr 23 Wed, Apr 24 Thu, Apr 25 Fri, Apr 26
Today is National Jelly Bean Day - Did you know jelly beans have been around since the mid 1800's? Today is School Bus Drivers' Day - Recognizing their hard and dedicated service. It's Administrative Professionals Day - Celebrates office professionals for their contributions to the workplace. The 2019 NFL Draft starts today! It's National Arbor Day - Focusing on the care and preservation of existing trees as well as the planting of new trees.
Mon, Apr 29 Tue, Apr 30 Wed, May 1 Thu, May 2 Fri, May 3
Today is National Peace Rose Day Today is National Adopt A Shelter Pet Day. Today is Lei Day - The lei represents the unspoken expression of aloha. The modern legend of the Lock Ness Monster is born when a sighting makes local news on May 2, 1933. Today is National Garden Meditation Day. - Restore your soul through gardening and meditation.
Mon, May 6 Tue, May 7 Wed, May 8 Thu, May 9 Fri, May 10
On this day in 1954 Britain's Roger Bannister was the first athlete to finish the mile in under 4 minutes. Today is Privy Diggers Day. It's No Socks Day - Celebrate the freedom of going sockless whether barefoot, in sandals or shoes. Therefore every May 9th will be celebrated as Piccolo Day. Today is Clean Up Your Room Day - A day that is cherished by parents and dreaded by children.
Mon, May 13 Tue, May 14 Wed, May 15 Thu, May 16 Fri, MAY 17
Unaired avatar for Leprechaun Day - I had to leave early and he seemed to "sinister" to post. :P America’s first space station, Skylab, is launched on this day in 1973. It's National Chocolate Chip Day - These chips were "invented" by Ruth Wakefield of the Toll House Inn, in 1937. It's Wear Purple for Peace Day - Promoting peace between us and any space aliens who might be lurking about. Today is National Pack Rat Day - This day encourages us to take a look at ourselves and see if we have “Pack Rat” tendencies within us.
Mon, May 20 Tue, May 21 Wed, May 22 Thu, May 23 Fri, May 24
Today is National Rescue Dog Day Today is National Memo Day - Make note of it. It's International Sherlock Holmes Day. - Celebrating the birthday of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It's National Lucky Penny Day - See a penny, pick it up… all day long you’ll have good luck. It's National Cooler Day - The portable ice chest was invented by Richard C. Laramy in 1951.
Mon, May 27 Tue, May 28 Wed, May 29 Thu, May 30 Fri, May 31
It's Memorial Day - In memory of those who have fallen while in service. It's Whooping Crane Day - There were only 21 of these endangered birds in 1941 however with conservation efforts the number is now around 800. Today is Learn About Composting Day - Let's conserve natural resources and reduce our carbon footprint. Today is Water a Flower Day - Seriously bud, it's a blooming holiday. I'm not pollen your leg. Today is World No Tobacco Day -
Mon, Jun 3 Tue, Jun 4 Wed, Jun 5 Thu, Jun 6 Fri, Jun 7
Today is Wonder Woman Day - This DC Comics character first appeared in 1941. Today is National Hug Your Cat Day - This is something y'all should do meow! Today is National Ketchup Day - Or is it Catsup Day? Today is National Applesauce Cake Day! It's National Boone Day - Commemorating the day frontiersman Daniel Boone first began exploring the valleys and forests of the State of Kentucky.
Mon, Jun 10 Tue, Jun 11 Wed, Jun 12 Thu, Jun 13 Fri, Jun 14
Today is National Iced Tea Day - Did you know that next to water, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world? It's World Pet Memorial Day - Remembering all the pets that have left a lasting mark on our hearts. Today is National Automotive Service Professionals Day! Today is International Axe Throwing Day! Today is National Strawberry Shortcake Day!
Mon, Jun 17 Tue, Jun 18 Wed, Jun 19 Thu, Jun 20 Fri, Jun 21
Today is National Apple Strudel Day! - The oldest known strudel recipe is from 1697. On this day in 1923, the first Checker Cab rolls off the line at the Checker Cab Manufacturing Company in Kalamazoo, MI. It's National Garfield the Cat Day - Garfield was first published on this day in 1978. Today is World Wi-Fi Day - Connecting the unconnected and bridging the digital divide. It's National Selfie Day - No time like the present to work on building up your selfie-esteem!
Mon, Jun 24 Tue, Jun 25 Wed, Jun 26 Thu, Jun 27 Fri, Jun 28
It's International Faerie Day - Celebrating the stories, magic, and history of the Fair Folk. Today is Log Cabin Day! Today is National Canoe Day - Did you know the oldest known canoe is from 7600 BC? It's National Onion Day - Did you know onions are high in vitamin C and other health benefits? Today is National Food Truck Day!

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