Every October, since 1993, is the National Arts and Humanities Month in the United States. This month was created to foster national, state, and local focus on the arts and humanities and to actively encourage a lifelong appreciation. Special events, celebrations, and programs are created in order to capture the spirit that arts and humanities invoke in each person.
In 1994, former President Bill Clinton named September Classical Music Month. Clinton believed in the longevity, creativity, and harmony that this genre of music produced. The classical music genre has unified people across various cultural and geographical divisions, and Clinton believed this should be recognized with a month of dedication.
August 2012 marks the return of one of the most thrilling events seen every four years
02 July 2012
Every four years, each summer marks one of the most comprehensive and awe inspiring events, the Summer Olympics! This year’s event is being held from July 27 – August 12, 2012 in London, England. The Olympics began around the year 776 BC and were held in Olympia, Greece.
Ronald Reagan recognized the popularity of ice cream within the United States by observing that 90% of the population consumed this creamy treat. In 1984, this prompted Reagan to declare July as National Ice Cream Month, while also naming the third Sunday in July National Ice Cream Day.
The Stanley Cup is one of the oldest and most treasured trophies in all of sports. Instead of creating a new trophy for the winning team each year, the Cup has withstood the test of time. The names of the players, coaches, management, and team staff are all engraved on the Cup which is unique to the National Hockey League.