Good morning everyone and happy Thursday. Let’s have a great day!
Fun Fact: Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim calendar and holy month of fasting, has begun. Ramadan is broadly interpreted as the obligation to refrain between dawn and dusk from food, drink, sexual activity and all forms of immoral behaviour. Islamic tradition states that it was during Ramadan that God revealed to the Prophet Muhammad the Qur’an, Islam’s holy book as a ‘guidance for the people.’
On this day
In 1775, Patrick Henry proclaims “give me liberty or give me death” in speech in favour of Virginian troops joining the US Revolutionary war.
In 1998, James Cameron’s drama Titanic, won 11 Academy Awards, tying the record set by Ben-Hur (1959).
In 2021, The Suez Canal, one of the world’s most heavily-used shipping lanes, was blocked after the mega-freighter Ever Given ran aground. It took six days to move the vessel.
Today is Chips and Dips Day, National Chia Day, National Puppy Day, Pakistan Day, Ramadan beginning, World Math Day and Ravenclaw Pride Day.
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Fanatics has signed a 10-year deal with the NHL to replace Adidas as the on-ice uniform partner starting in 2024-25. Lets just say that fans… aren’t happy.
The NHL just partnered with an apparel brand that nobody actually seems to like.
The company's model makes clothes that a) tend to be the only option a buyer has and b) stink.@seangentille on why fans are furious and why they should be ⤵️https://t.co/HNu6lILEAN
— The Athletic (@TheAthletic) March 21, 2023
If your birthday is today, you share one with NBA players Kyrie Irving (30) and Gordon Hayward (32), rapper Tee Grizzley (28), long-distance runner Mo Farah (39), country singers Brett Young (41) and Brett Eldredge (36), and Formula One driver Alex Albon (26).
Have a fantastic Thursday!
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