Spunky Old Broads Day / National Freedom Day

Spunky Old Broads Day

February 1

The slogan for Spunky Old Broads Day is:  Women are like fine wine, they get better with age. According to the originator, Dr. Gayle Carson, a Spunky Old Broad is generally a woman who is spirited, open and brave. Dr. Carson honors a Spunky Old Broad of the Year and past winners include Cloris Leachman, Dolly Parton, Sharon Osbourne, Goldie Hawn, Katie Couric and Helen Mirren.

National Freedom Day

February 1

National Freedom Day is an United States observance on February 1st honoring the signing by Abraham Lincoln of a joint House and Senate resolution that later became the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. President Lincoln signed the Amendment outlawing slavery on February 1, 1865, although it was not ratified by the states until later.

Today’s Birthdays of Note….

Clark Gable – Actor – born in Cadiz, Ohio

Ronda Rousey – Woman Wrestler – born in Riverside, California


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