Today’s events include:
Focus: Freethinkers Day (also Thomas Paine Day)
Thomas Paine (born this day in 1737) wrote many influential books and pamphlets after arriving in America in 1774. His writing inspired many to strive for political, economic, and social advancement. he was also one of the first people to call for universal human rights and an end to slavery.
Bonus: Here are some links to online puzzles for Puzzle Day
Daily Trivia: To pay for his film Clerks, Kevin Smith sold most of his comic book collection, maxed out his credit cards, used some of the funds for his college education, spent insurance money for a car he lost in a flood, and worked in the convenience store used in the film.