Today’s events include:
Focus: Red Hand Day
Each year on this day, pleas are made to political leaders and events staged around the world to draw attention to the fates of child soldiers. The event is a call against the practice, and support for children affected by it.
Daily Trivia: In the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, the dog that played Toto was paid $125 salary per week. This was more than many of the human actors. The Singer Midgets who played the Munchkins received $50-$100 per week.