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MDBCs 12 Oct 2023



October 12th 2023 - Holidays and Observances


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Observances (click on the day, BD, or week for details)

Harry Potter Book Day

World Sight Day

Mexico: Day of the Pluricultural Nation

National Gumbo Day

National Martin Day

National Pulled Pork Day

National Savings Day

National Vermont Day

World Arthritis Day


Aleister Crowley’s Birthday

Darci Lynne Farmer’s Birthday

Dick Gregory’s Birthday

Hugh Jackman’s Birthday

Josh Hutcherson’s Birthday

Kirk Cameron’s Birthday

Kelvin Dukes’s Birthday

Lane Frost’s Birthday

Tahlia Christou’s Birthday

Alyssa Scott’s Birthday

Eisha Hickson’s Birthday

Tyson Jenkins’s Birthday

Erica Dixon’s Birthday


Fun Observances

   Old Farmers  Day

October 12 is Old Farmers Day, a day devoted to old farmers and their farming techniques.

Farmer repairing his red tractor.

Agriculture and farming today is largely mechanized and very scientific, but these developments would not have been possible without the wisdom and hard work of old farmers. This day is to give them thanks, to listen to them and to their stories, and to learn from them and their techniques.

While the origins of the holiday are unknown, Old Farmers Day is celebrated by many as a throwback to sustainable and farm-to-table farming practices of the old days.

Varied Culture and History

Farming and agriculture have a long and varied history in every culture. Despite the differences on what is grown, how farming is done and what materials are used, one thing remains common to all agricultural societies - the farmer. Farmers are the lifeline of agriculture - they tend to the agricultural product from the time of sowing to the time it reaches the market. It is because of hardworking farmers around the world, that most of us have food on our tables every day.

How to Celebrate?

  • Learn about old farming techniques.
  • If you own a farm, farm today using old farmers tools.
  • If you have an old farmer in your life, take them out for lunch and listen to their stories and ask for their wisdom.
  • Not a farmer? That shouldn't stop you from celebrating this fun holiday. Visit your local farmer's market and patronize your local farms. Buy only locally grown food and locally raised meat. Get involved in your local farm-to-table movement.

Did You Know...

...that according to scientists, almost 40% of the Earth's land is used for agricultural purposes?






When a fellow piano tuner was ill, I took over his assignment of tuning a piano in a girls' boardinghouse. While I was at work, several of the girls strolled casually through the room in various states of undress. The climax came when a young lady in startling deshabille appeared to pay the bill.

As I was writing the receipt, she suddenly gave me a bewildered look, then fled, screaming, "That's not our regular man!"

Their regular man is blind.  




A panda walks into a bar, sits down and orders a sandwich. He eats, pulls out a gun and shoots the waiter dead. As the panda stands up to go, the bartender shouts, "Hey! Where are you going? You just shot my waiter and you didn't pay for the food."

The panda yells back, "Hey, man, I'm a panda. Look it up!"

The bartender opens his dictionary to panda: "A tree-climbing mammal of Asian origin, characterized by distinct black and white coloring. Eats shoots and leaves."




Six guys are playing poker. After losing $500 on one hand, Smith clutches his chest and topples over, dead at the table. To decide who's going to tell his wife, his buddies draw straws. Anderson picks the short one.

"Break it to her gently," they all urge.

"Leave it to me," he says. When Smith's wife comes to the door, Anderson says, "Your husband just lost $500 playing cards."

"How much?" the wife yells, eyes blazing. "Tell him to drop dead!"




Two men have been ice fishing 
all day. One has had no luck, while the other has pulled out a ton of fish.

“What’s your secret?” asks the 
unlucky fisherman.

“Mmmmm mmm mm mmm mmmm mmm mmm,” is the reply.

“I’m sorry; what did you say?”

“Mmmmm mmm mm mmm.”

“I still didn’t understand you.”

The lucky fisherman spits something into his hand and says slowly and clearly, “You’ve got to keep your worms warm.”































(Thank you, Mom and Dad)

(Rest in Peace)








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Shades of " Romeo and Juliet "



































































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