August 7, 2019

Purple Heart Day


The oldest military award still given to U.S. military members, the Purple Heart is awarded by the President to individuals that were wounded or killed while serving the United Sates military on or after April 5, 1917.

National Lighthouse Day


"It was on this day in 1789, that Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouse, beacons, buoys and public piers. In Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the Act and the commissioning of the first Federal lighthouse, Congress passed a resolution which designated August 7, 1989 as National Lighthouse Day." Visit LighthouseFoundation.org for more information.

National Raspberries N’ Cream Day