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Post Ideas

Monday

For some, Mondays mean it's back to work. Inspire your readers to think positive for the week, setting goals and objectives to achieve.

Market Research

Create a multiple choice question to boost engagement and get feedback about your products or services.

Blog Post

Post a link to your latest blog post. Don't forget to provide a little context with it - no one clicks on links without any description.

Challenge

Give your followers a challenge that relates to your brand.

Historic Events

1998

On this day in 1998: Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with six bombings (including the 1996 Olympic bombing) in Atlanta, Georgia.

1998

On this day in 1998: Eric Robert Rudolph is charged with 6 bombings including the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta, Georgia.

1996

On this day in 1996: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 40.62 to close at 6,010.00, the Dow's first close above 6,000.

1996

On this day in 1996: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gains 40.62 to 6,010.00, closing above 6,000 for the first time ever.

1994

On this day in 1994: Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

1993

On this day in 1993: Stack's auctions the Reed Hawn Collection; the Mickley specimen of the Class I US 1804 Draped Bust dollar sells for $475,000. The Reed Hawn US 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin sells for $875,000.

1992

On this day in 1992: The Toronto Blue Jays win a 9-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics in Game six of the American League Championship Series.

1992

On this day in 1992: IBM and Motorola announce the production of PowerPC 601 microprocessors, in 50 MHz and 66 MHz versions. PowerPC stands for Power Performance Chip, and incorporates an integer unit, a floating-point unit, and 32 MB cache.

1992

On this day in 1992: In Game 7 of the National League Championship Series the Atlanta Braves win 3-2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates, winning the series.

1991

On this day in 1991: Bulgarian right wing opposition celebrates the end of the rule of the Bulgarian Communist Party.

1990

On this day in 1990: San Francisco 49ers' Joe Montana passes for six touchdowns versus Atlanta Falcons (45-35).

1989

On this day in 1989: Texas A&I, Johnny Bailey sets NCAA season rush record at 6,085 yards.

1988

On this day in 1988: New Jersey Devils raise their first pennant (Patrick Division Playoff Champions).

1987

On this day in 1987: In Midland, Texas, 1.5-year-old Jessica McClure falls 22 feet (7m) down a well.

1987

On this day in 1987: 18-month-old Jessica McClure (Baby Jessica) falls down an abandoned well in Midland, Texas (her nationally televised rescue takes 58 hours).

1986

On this day in 1986: The International Olympic Committee decides to stagger the Winter and Summer Olympic schedule.

1986

On this day in 1986: Concentration camp survivor Elie Wiesel wins Nobel Peace Prize.

1986

On this day in 1986: Tim Kides of West New York, New Jersey performs 25,000 leg raises in 11:57:15.

1985

On this day in 1985: On Monday Night football, New York Jets retire Joe Namath's number 12, beat Miami Dolphins 23-7.

1984

On this day in 1984: Detroit Tigers beat San Diego Padres, four games to one in 81st World Series.

1983

On this day in 1983: US Marine peacekeeper Sargeant Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut, Lebanon.

1983

On this day in 1983: Grenada leftist coup under Vice-Premier Coard.

1982

On this day in 1982: 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea.

1982

On this day in 1982: New York Islanders assessed 108 penalty minutes Pittsburgh Penguins 125 (233 total).

1982

On this day in 1982: New York Islanders greatest shutout margin (9-0) versus Pittsburgh Penguins.

1982

On this day in 1982: U.S. President Ronald Reagan proclaims a War on Drugs.

1981

On this day in 1981: Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt.

1981

On this day in 1981: Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges the U.S. government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner.

1981

On this day in 1981: Vice President Hosni Mubarak is elected President of Egypt one week after Anwar Sadat was assassinated.

1980

On this day in 1980: The Staggers Rail Act is enacted, deregulating American railroads.

1980

On this day in 1980: US President nominee Ronald Reagan promises to name a woman to Supreme Court.

1979

On this day in 1979: NHL's Wayne Gretsky scores his first NHL goal.

1979

On this day in 1979: The first Gay Rights March on Washington, D.C. demands an end to all social, economic, judicial, and legal oppression of lesbian and gay people, draws 200,000 people.

1978

On this day in 1978: Despite Denis Potvin's hat trick in 3:21 New York Islanders lose 7-10, making Islanders' record when scoring a hat trick-22-2-1.

1973

On this day in 1973: Thailand's University Students protest for a democratic government; 77 are killed and 857 injured.

1971

On this day in 1971: Two killed in Memphis, Tennessee racial disturbances.

1971

On this day in 1971: Two people are killed in a Memphis, Tennessee race riot.

1970

On this day in 1970: Cleveland Cavaliers lose to Buffalo Braves in their first game 107-92.

1953

On this day in 1953: US President Dwight Eisenhower promises to fire as Red (Communist) any federal worker taking 5th amendment.

1951

On this day in 1951: Detroit Lions' Jack Christiansen returns two punts for touchdowns versus Los Angeles Rams.

1950

On this day in 1950: Reverend Sun Young Moon liberated from Hung Nam prison.

1912

On this day in 1912: Bull Moose Teddy Roosevelt shot while campaigning in Milwaukee.

1912

On this day in 1912: While campaigning in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, former president Theodore Roosevelt is shot by saloonkeeper William Schrank. With a fresh flesh wound and the bullet still in him, Roosevelt still delivers his scheduled speech.

1906

On this day in 1906: All Chicago World Series, first American League victory, Chicago White Sox win four games to two (World Series #3).

1884

On this day in 1884: George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film.

1884

On this day in 1884: George Eastman patents paper-strip photographic film.

1882

On this day in 1882: University of the Punjab is founded in present day Pakistan.

1867

On this day in 1867: 15th and last Tokugawa Shogun resigns in Japan.

1867

On this day in 1867: The 15th and last Shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate resigns in Japan.

1864

On this day in 1864: The New York Gold Exchange is organized.

1863

On this day in 1863: American Civil War: Battle of Bristol Station - Confederate General Robert E. Lee forces fail to drive the Union Army out of Virginia.

1862

On this day in 1862: Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting home run, dies 10/18.

1840

On this day in 1840: Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.

1835

On this day in 1835: John Templeton, John Moore, Stanley Cuthbart and Ellen Ritchie were charged in Wheeling, Virginia with illegally teaching blacks to read.

1834

On this day in 1834: In Philadelphia, Whigs and Democrats stage a gun, stone and brick battle for control of a Moyamensing Township election, resulting in one death, several injuries, and the burning down of a block of buildings.

1834

On this day in 1834: Henry Blair is the first African American to obtain a US patent. The patent was for a corn planter.

1806

On this day in 1806: Battle of Auerstadt-French beat Prussians.

1806

On this day in 1806: Battle of Jena-Auerstädt France defeats Prussia

International Awareness Days

October 14

World Standards Day

The aim of World Standards Day is to raise awareness among regulators, industry and consumers as to the importance of standardisation to the global economy.

October 15

Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is a campaign to motivate and mobilize people around the world to improve their handwashing habits.

October 15

White Cane Safety Day

October 16

National Boss Day (Boss's Day), World Food Day

October 16

World Anaesthesia Day

October 16

World Food Day

October 17

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 7

National Chocolate Week

Chocolate Week aims to promote fine flavour chocolate, the independent artisan chocolatiers and the chocolate companies who work in direct partnership with cocoa farmers, encouraging consumers to pay a fairer price for their chocolate.

October 16

International Pronouns Day

An annual event that seeks to make sharing, respecting and educating about personal pronouns commonplace.

October

Black History Month

An annual observance that remembers people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It is celebrated in February in the United States and Canada, while in Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom it is observed in October.

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Births

14 Oct 1976

Nata?a Kej?ar, Slovenian swimmer was born on this day in 1976.

14 Oct 1974

Jessica Drake, American porn star was born on this day in 1974.

14 Oct 1971

Jorge Costa, Portuguese footballer was born on this day in 1971.

14 Oct 1970

Daniela Pe?tov?, Czech supermodel was born on this day in 1970.

14 Oct 1969

David Strickland, American actor (d. 1999) was born on this day in 1969.

14 Oct 1968

Matthew Le Tissier, English footballer was born on this day in 1968.

14 Oct 1967

Sylvain Lefebvre, former National Hockey League player was born on this day in 1967.

14 Oct 1965

Constantine Koukias, Australian composer was born on this day in 1965.

14 Oct 1964

Olu Oguibe, American artist was born on this day in 1964.

14 Oct 1962

Jaan Ehlvest, Estonian chess player was born on this day in 1962.

14 Oct 1961

Mike Tramp in Denmark; heavy metal rocker (White Lion - Mane Attraction). was born on this day in 1961.

14 Oct 1960

Steve Cram, British track athlete was born on this day in 1960.

14 Oct 1959

A.J. Pero in Staten Island, New York, USA; drummer (Twisted Sister - We're Not Gonna Take It). was born on this day in 1959.

14 Oct 1958

Thomas Dolby, British musician was born on this day in 1958.

14 Oct 1958

Thomas Dolby; rocker (She Blinded Me With Science). was born on this day in 1958.

14 Oct 1956

Beth Daniel in Charleston, South Carolina, USA; LPGA golfer (1980 player of the year). was born on this day in 1956.

14 Oct 1953

Greg Evigan in South Amboy, New Jersey; actor (BJ - BJ and the Bear). was born on this day in 1953.

14 Oct 1952

Nikolai Andrianov, Soviet gymnast was born on this day in 1952.

14 Oct 1952

Nikolai Adrianov in the USSR; gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976). was born on this day in 1952.

14 Oct 1950

Sheila Young Ockerwitz; American 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1976). was born on this day in 1950.

14 Oct 1949

Katy Manning, British actress was born on this day in 1949.

14 Oct 1948

Harry Anderson, American actor was born on this day in 1948.

14 Oct 1947

Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist and actor was born on this day in 1947.

14 Oct 1947

Charlie Joiner in Many, Louisiana, USA; NFL receiver (Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers). was born on this day in 1947.

14 Oct 1946

Justin Hayward, English musician (Moody Blues) was born on this day in 1946.

14 Oct 1946

Craig Venter, American biologist was born on this day in 1946.

14 Oct 1946

Justin Hayward; singer (Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin). was born on this day in 1946.

14 Oct 1944

Udo Kier, German actor was born on this day in 1944.

14 Oct 1943

Lance Rentzel; NFL receiver (Minnesota, Los Angeles)/ex-husband of Joey Heatherton. was born on this day in 1943.

14 Oct 1940

Perrie Mans, South African snooker player was born on this day in 1940.

14 Oct 1940

Christopher Timothy, British actor was born on this day in 1940.

14 Oct 1940

Cliff Richard, British singer was born on this day in 1940.

14 Oct 1940

Cliff Richards [Harry Webb] in England; rocker (Suddenly). was born on this day in 1940.

14 Oct 1939

Ralph Lauren, American fashion designer was born on this day in 1939.

14 Oct 1939

Ralph Lauren; fashion designer (Chaps). was born on this day in 1939.

14 Oct 1938

John W. Dean III, American White House counsel and Watergate figure was born on this day in 1938.

14 Oct 1938

Empress Farah Diba of Iran was born on this day in 1938.

14 Oct 1938

Ron Lancaster, Canadian Football League quarterback and coach was born on this day in 1938.

14 Oct 1938

John Dean III; White House counsel, Watergate figure. was born on this day in 1938.

14 Oct 1935

La Monte Young, American composer was born on this day in 1935.

14 Oct 1935

La Monte Young in Bern, Idaho, USA; composer (Compostion in 1990). was born on this day in 1935.

14 Oct 1931

Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician (d.1986) was born on this day in 1931.

14 Oct 1931

Rafael Puyana in Bogota?, Colombia; baroque harpsichordist (New York debut 1957). was born on this day in 1931.

14 Oct 1930

Joseph Mobutu, President of Zaire (d. 1997) was born on this day in 1930.

14 Oct 1928

Gary Graffman in New York City, New York, USA; pianist (Leventritt Award). was born on this day in 1928.

14 Oct 1927

Roger Moore, English actor was born on this day in 1927.

14 Oct 1916

C. Everett Koop, United States Surgeon General was born on this day in 1916.

14 Oct 1916

C Everett Koop surgeon general (1981-89). was born on this day in 1916.

14 Oct 1914

Dick Durrance, American skier (d. 2004) was born on this day in 1914.

14 Oct 1914

Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate was born on this day in 1914.

14 Oct 1911

Le Duc Tho, Vietnamese general and politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1990) was born on this day in 1911.

14 Oct 1910

John Wooden, American basketball player and coach was born on this day in 1910.

14 Oct 1910

John Wooden basketball coach (UCLA-10 national championships). was born on this day in 1910.

14 Oct 1909

Bernd Rosemeyer, German racecar driver (d. 1938) was born on this day in 1909.

14 Oct 1908

Allan Jones, American actor and singer (d. 1992) was born on this day in 1908.

14 Oct 1908

Ruth Hale, American playwright and actress (d. 2003) was born on this day in 1908.

14 Oct 1907

Pert Kelton Great Falls Montana, USA; actress (Cavalcade of Stars). was born on this day in 1907.

14 Oct 1906

Hannah Arendt, German political theorist and writer (d. 1975) was born on this day in 1906.

14 Oct 1906

Imam Hassan al Banna, Egyptian founder of the Muslim Brotherhood (d. 1949) was born on this day in 1906.

14 Oct 1906

Benita Hume London England, actress (Vicky-The Halls of Ivy). was born on this day in 1906.

14 Oct 1906

Hannah Arendt Germany, historian (Origins of Totalitarianism). was born on this day in 1906.

14 Oct 1904

Christian Pineau, French World War II resistance fighter (d. 1995) was born on this day in 1904.

14 Oct 1899

Alan Washbond US, two-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1932). was born on this day in 1899.

14 Oct 1896

Lillian Gish silent film/stage actress (a Nation). was born on this day in 1896.

14 Oct 1894

E. E. Cummings, American poet (d. 1962) was born on this day in 1894.

14 Oct 1894

E.E. Cummings Cambridge Massachusetts, poet (Tulips and Chimneys). was born on this day in 1894.

14 Oct 1894

Heinrich Lnbke in Enkhausen, Germany; President of the Federal Republic of Germany (1959-1969). was born on this day in 1894.

14 Oct 1893

Lillian Gish, American actress (d. 1993) was born on this day in 1893.

14 Oct 1892

Sumner Welles, American diplomat (d. 1961) was born on this day in 1892.

14 Oct 1890

Dwight D. Eisenhower, U.S. general and 34th President of the United States (d. 1969) was born on this day in 1890.

14 Oct 1890

Dwight D Eisenhower Denison, Texas (Republican) 34th President (1953-1961). was born on this day in 1890.

14 Oct 1888

Katherine Mansfield, New Zealand writer (d. 1923) was born on this day in 1888.

14 Oct 1888

Katherine Mansfield New Zealand writer (Aloe, Garden Party). was born on this day in 1888.

14 Oct 1882

Charlie Parker, English cricketer (d. 1959) was born on this day in 1882.

14 Oct 1882

Eamon de Valera, Irish politician and patriot (d. 1975) was born on this day in 1882.

14 Oct 1882

Eamon DeValera New York, President of Ireland (1937-48, 1951-54, 1957-59). was born on this day in 1882.

14 Oct 1873

Ray Ewry, American athlete (d. 1937) was born on this day in 1873.

14 Oct 1873

Raymond C Ewry Indiana, polio victim who won ten Olympic golds. was born on this day in 1873.

14 Oct 1871

Alexander von Zemlinsky Vienna Austria, composer (Der Schneeman). was born on this day in 1871.

14 Oct 1869

Joseph Duveen, British art dealer (d. 1939) was born on this day in 1869.

14 Oct 1869

Joseph Duveen England, art connoisseur (Elgin marbles). was born on this day in 1869.

14 Oct 1867

Masaoka Shiki Japan, haiku and tanka poet/diarist (Salt Water Ballads). was born on this day in 1867.

14 Oct 1861

Artur Gavazzi, Croatian geographer (d. 1944) was born on this day in 1861.

14 Oct 1857

Elwood Haynes, American automobile pioneer (d. 1925) was born on this day in 1857.

14 Oct 1857

Elwood Haynes auto pioneer, built one of first US autos. was born on this day in 1857.

14 Oct 1842

Joe Start, baseball player (d. 1927) was born on this day in 1842.

14 Oct 1806

Preston King, U.S. Senator from New York (d. 1865) was born on this day in 1806.

14 Oct 1801

Joseph Plateau, Belgian physicist (d. 1883) was born on this day in 1801.

14 Oct 1784

King Ferdinand VII of Spain (d. 1833) was born on this day in 1784.

14 Oct 1733

Frantois Sebastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal (d. 1798) was born on this day in 1733.

14 Oct 1726

Charles Middleton, 1st Baron Barham, English sailor and politician (d. 1813) was born on this day in 1726.

14 Oct 1712

George Grenville, Prime Minister of Great Britain (d. 1770) was born on this day in 1712.

14 Oct 1712

George Grenville British Prime Minister (1763-65). was born on this day in 1712.

14 Oct 1687

Robert Simson, Scottish mathematician (d. 1768) was born on this day in 1687.

14 Oct 1644

William Penn, English founder of Pennsylvania (d. 1718) was born on this day in 1644.

14 Oct 1644

William Penn English Quaker and founder of Pennsylvania. was born on this day in 1644.

14 Oct 1643

Bahadur Shah I, Mughal Emperor of India (d. 1712) was born on this day in 1643.

14 Oct 1633

James II of England and VII of Scotland (d. 1701) was born on this day in 1633.

14 Oct 1633

James II king of England (1685-88). was born on this day in 1633.

14 Oct 1630

Sophia of Hanover (d. 1714) was born on this day in 1630.

14 Oct 1574

Anne of Denmark, wife of James I of England and VI of Scotland (d. 1619) was born on this day in 1574.

14 Oct 1499

Claude of France, wife of Louis XII of France (d. 1524) was born on this day in 1499.

14 Oct 1493

Shimazu Tadayoshi, Japanese warlord (d. 1568) was born on this day in 1493.

14 Oct 1257

King Przemysl II of Poland (d. 1296) was born on this day in 1257.

14 Oct 1027

William (the Conqueror) at Falise, son of Duke Robert the Devil of Normancy and Herleve (or Arlette). was born on this day in 1027.

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