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Cable Car Day
In early 1871 British-born, US resident Andrew Smith Hallidie received the first patent in relation to the cable car, an occasion which is marked by Cable Car Day.Hallidieâ??s design for cable-propelled transit emerged when he witnessed horses falling, and even dying, while attempting to pull cars up San Fransiscoâ??s steep Jackson Street. Fortunately for San […]
Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day
If youâ??ve held out for over a fortnight into the new year, youâ??re doing well! However, weâ??ve reached the crunch point; January 17th is the most common date to give up on your resolutions, itâ??s marked by Ditch New Yearâ??s Resolutions Day.Can you hold onto your convictions well into the new year, or is it […]
Hot Buttered Rum Day
This cocktail was born when American colonists began adding molasses and butter to their hot toddies. Today, brown sugar often fills in for the molasses. Source: