Yesterday Ended: Enter Today 3-21-2017

Yesterday Ended: Enter Today, 3-21-2017

By MotorBoater

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Happy #NationalSingleParentDay!!

March 21st is annually celebrated for the hard work, sacrifice and devotion it takes to be a single parent with double the responsibility. As any parent knows, single or not, the challenge it is to raise a child and/or children.

How and when did this day start? It was based off on an article written in 1984 by Janice Moglen, she was hoping that today could be as celebrated as Father’s or Mother’s Day. She has collaborated with the national foundation, Parents Without Partners, to petition states to recognize Single Parents Day.

Not a coincidence, Parents Without Partners was founded March 21, 1957 and also on March 21, 1984 President Ronald Reagan declared March 21st as National Single Parent Day.

Before they are 18, almost half of American children have been raised in there households by a single parent at one point or another.

 

HAPPY FAM BIRTHDAY

Gary Oldman turns 59 today. Known for starring as Commissioner Gordon in the Batman movies.

Matthew Broderick turns 55 today. Known for starring in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Lion King.

Rosie O’Donnell turns 55 today. Known comedian and actress and most recently known with her public feud with President Donald Trump.

On This Day

In 1943 a failed assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler.

In 1963 Alcatraz prison in San Francisco closes.

In 1984 NFL owner’s pass the anti-celebration rule.

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