Presidential Joke Day

When : August 11th

Presidential Joke Day - presidents have a sense of humor, too.  Many people believe this is a day to make jokes about the president. On the contrary, this day is for presidents to make a joke. On this day in 1984, President Ronald Reagan made a doozie.

On August 11, 1984, just before his regular Saturday radio address, President Ronald Reagan was doing a voice test with the microphone. He thought the microphone and the feed was not live. He joked into the microphone: ""My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you I just signed legislation which outlaws Russia forever. The bombing begins in five minutes."" To his surprise, he was speaking to a live feed!

This incident led to the creation of ""Presidential Joke Day"". However, we do not think American presidents will make it a habit to perform jokes on, or to, the American public on this day, or any other.


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Play In The Sand Day

What better way to enjoy a nice day out than to get down to the beach, paddle in the ocean, eat ice-cream and relax in the sun? Play In The Sand Day is all about building sandcastles, digging holes and burying your friends!


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Ingersoll Day

Robert Green Ingersoll was a famous American orator, who lived and became famous during the nineteenth century. Ingersoll Day celebrates his contributions to society, which he made through passionate campaigning for womens’ and minority rights.


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