National Fossil Day

National Fossil Day promotes the scientific and educational value fossils present to us every day. Not only that, they’re just cool! The observance takes place annually on Wednesday of the second full week in October. All around the world, paleontologists seek and identify the remnants of animals, insects and plant life that once lived and […]

Black Poetry Day

Black Poetry Day on October 17th honors past and present black poets. The day also commemorates the birth of the first published black poet in the United States. Jupiter Hammon was born in Long Island, New York, on October 17, 1711.