It’s another Children’s Day today May 27 and we celebrate children all over the world. Join in on the fun and make every kid feel extra special today. Happy Children’s Day to every child out there!
A look at some other highlights on this day in history:
1647 – Alse Young (Achsah Young or Alice Young), a resident of Windsor, CT, was executed for being a “witch.” It was the first recorded American execution of a “witch.”
1998 – Charlie Sheen was admitted to a hospital in Los Angeles for a drug overdose.
1929- Aviator Charles Lindbergh (27) weds author Anne Morrow (22) in Englewood, New Jersey
1995 –“Friends” actress Lisa Kudrow (31) weds French advertising executive Michel Stern (37) in Malibu.
1975 – Paul McCartney releases “Venus & Mars”
1908 – Khilafat Day – the day of establishment of Khilafat in Islam Ahmadiyya.
2013 – Guinness World Records records the largest flag ever made, by a village in Romania; the flag of Romania weighs five tons and used 44 miles of thread.
2009 – United States Mike Tyson’s Daughter Dies. Famous boxer Mike Tyson’s four-year-old daughter died after an accident at home. His daughter, Exodus, had been found with a treadmill cable wrapped around her throat a few days prior to her death and was in the hospital on life support. Tyson was in Las Vegas when the accident happened.
1930 – Richard Drew invented masking tape.
1969 –Walt Disney World construction began in Florida.
1999 – Exxon and Mobil shareholders approved their $81.2 billion merger to create the world’s largest oil company.
Children’s Day: Recognized on various days in many places around the world to honor children globally. It was first proclaimed by the World Conference for the Well-being of Children in 1925 and then established universally in 1954 to protect an “appropriate” day.
Meanwhile in Nigeria, the day was created in 1964 inspired by the United Nations. Celebrating children every May 27.