Community

Today in History December 17

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 17, the 351st day of 2014. There are 14 days left in the year. On Today’s holiday list we find today is National Maple Syrup Day and Wright Brothers Day. 1777, France recognized American independence. 1791 – NYC traffic regulation creates 1st 1-way …

Read More »

Today in History December 16

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 16, the 350th day of 2014. There are 15 days left in the year. The Jewish Festival of Lights, Hanukkah, begins at sunset. On Today’s holiday list we find today is Barbie and Barney Backlash Day, Boston Tea Party Day, and National Chocolate …

Read More »

Today in History December 10

Today is Wednesday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2014. There are 21 days left in the year. On Today’s holiday list we find today is Dewey Decimal System Day, Human Rights Day, and Nobel Prize Day 1813 – Zachariah Chandler was born, US, merchant/politician (found Republican Party) 1817, Mississippi …

Read More »

Today in History December 9

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2014. There are 22 days left in the year. On Today’s holiday list we find today is Christmas Card Day, International Anti-corruption Day, and National Pastry Day. 1886 – Clarence Birdseye was born, frozen vegatable king (Birdseye) 1911, …

Read More »

Oak Ridge Announces Upcoming Citizen’s Police Academy

OAK RIDGE, Tenn–The Oak Ridge Police Department will be accepting applications for the Citizen’s Police Academy, which will begin on January 15, 2015 and run through March 19, 2015. The Citizen’s Police Academy allows citizens to gain knowledge of how the Oak Ridge Police Department is organized and its functions, …

Read More »

Today in History December 8

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 8, the 342nd day of 2014. There are 23 days left in the year. On Today’s holiday list we find Today is Green Monday, National Brownie Day, and Take It In The Ear Day. 1765 – Eli Whitney was born in Westborough Massachusetts, …

Read More »

Today in History December 5

Today in History Today is Friday, Dec. 5, the 339th day of 2014. There are 26 days left in the year. On Today’s holiday list we find today is Bathtub Party Day, Day of the Ninja, Faux Fur Friday, International Volunteer Day for Economic & Social Development, and National Sacher …

Read More »

Today in History December 4

Today in History Today is Thursday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2014. There are 27 days left in the year. On today’s holiday list we find today is National Cookie Day, National Dice Day, Santa’s List Day, and Wear Brown Shoes Day. 1214, Alexander II became King of Scots …

Read More »

Today in History December 3

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 3, the 337th day of 2014. There are 28 days left in the year. On Today’s holiday list we find today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Let’s Hug Day, Make a Gift Day, National Roof-Over-Your-Head Day, Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting, …

Read More »