Monday, June 9, 2014

Awww Monday: We Aren't Trash!

Awww Monday is hosted by Sandee of Comedy Plus, because seeing pictures that make you say "Awww!" is a great way to start the week. 

Charges will be pressed against the man who was caught trying to throw these cuties in a Dumpster.

Five of them, all beautiful.

Today is

Accession Day -- Jordan (King Abdullah's accession to the throne in 1999)

Community Day -- LO, MU, Spain

Donald Duck Day -- his screen debut was today in 1934

La Rioja Day -- La Rioja, Spain

Murcia Day -- Murcia, Spain

National Heroes Day -- Uganda

National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day

Profess Your Love Day -- promoted by ecard companies which think you need to say "I love you" more often

Purple People Eater Day -- Sheb Wooley's hit reached #1 this date in 1958

Queen's Birthday -- Australia (except WA); Papua New Guinea

Remembrance for Sigurd the Dragonslayer -- Asatru/Slavic Pagan (in some traditions called Siegfried)

Sjalvstyrelsedagen -- Aland Islands (Self-Governing Day)

St. Columbia of Iona's Day -- Celtic Christian, today is one of the luckiest days of the year to superstitious Highland Scots, especially propitious if it's a Thursday (Apostle to the Picts; Patron of bookbinders, poets; Ireland; Scotland; Pemboke, Ontario, Canada; against floods)

St. Ephraem's Day (creator of hymns; Patron of spiritual directors, spiritual leaders; Syria)

Whit Monday

World APS Day -- spreading awareness of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Anniversaries Today:

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito marries Masako Owada, 1993
Andrew Cuomo marries Mary Kerry Kennedy, 1990
Nero marries Claudia Octavia, 53

Birthdays Today:

Natalie Portman, 1981
Johnny Depp, 1963
Michael J. Fox, 1961
Dick Vitale, 1940
Jackie Mason, 1928
Les Paul, 1915
Robert Cummings, 1910
Cole Porter, 1891

Debuting/Premiering Today:

Congo(Film), 1995
What's Love Got To Do With It(Film), 1993
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier(Film), 1989

Today in History:

Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, 68
Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse, 721
Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the Saint Lawrence River, 1534
The Harvard Corporation is established as the first corporation in the Americas, 1650
James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia, 1732
The Congress of Vienna, forerunner of the League of Nations and the UN, ends with much of Europe's borders redrawn and settled, Switzerland's neutrality confirmed, and free navigation guaranteed on many rivers, 1815
Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa and head west for Salt Lake City carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts, 1856
Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open for only 16 days, 1873
China agrees to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years, 1898
Alice Huyler Ramsey, a 22-year-old housewife and mother from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the first woman to drive across the United States, 1909
Queen Elizabeth II officially opens London Gatwick Airport, 1958
Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria, 1967
Secretariat wins the Triple Crown, 1973
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) opens its priesthood to black males after 148 years, 1978
The British lease of Hong Kong expires, 1997
The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and NATO sign a peace treaty, 1999
In Riyadh, Saudia Arabia, six women were arrested for practicing driving in an empty car lot; women are banned from driving on the road, 2011


  1. :/
    people made me sad sometimes.

  2. Oh my goodness, that's HORRIBLE! So glad they got rescued. Hard to even imagine who would do something like that. :(

  3. We certainly hope charges will be pressed. So precious and some serious Awww too.

    Have a purrfect Awww Monday. ☺

  4. What an adorable. Photograph. Have a very happy rest of monday.

  5. good thing somebody caught the bad people. maybe us kitties could get together and put them in the dumpster and see how they like it.

  6. It's beyond me how anyone could throw precious creatures like these in a dumpster. I hope the person responsible faces bad karma.

  7. Oh, for real!!! That just makes me so spitting mad. how could someone do that -- it's so heartless. Have they no soul?
    I'd gladly take one of those little precious fur babies.

  8. oh what a bad bad bad person. How could anyone do this? Thank goodness he was caught so the babies did not have to suffer.
    I agree with Teddy- that person should spend some time in a dumpster. Meanwhile Mimi have a great day doing all the great things you do! Big hugs!