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July 2 – Today in Hat History

July 2 – Today in Hat History

on Jul 2, 2015

July 2 – Today in Hat History. Birthday of Pierre Cardin   Today the name Pierre Cardin, if thought of at all, conjures up a licensing machine full of disparate products from key chains to furniture. But during the 1960s and 70s he was one of the most innovative designers of fashion and hats and helped usher in Space Age Design.     Fashion...

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June 30 – Today in Hat History

June 30 – Today in Hat History

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June 30 – Today in Hat History. The Sorting Hat makes it’s debut in Harry Potter.   Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the first novel in the Harry Potter series and J. K. Rowling’s debut novel. The plot follows Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage as he makes close friends and a few enemies in his...

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June 29 – Today in Hat History

June 29 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 29, 2015

June 29 – Today in Hat History. Birthdate of Ruth Warrick.   Ruth Elizabeth Warrick (June 29, 1916 – January 15, 2005), was an American singer, actress and political activist, best known for her role as Phoebe Tyler Wallingford on All My Children, which she played regularly from 1970 until her death in 2005. At the time of her death she was twenty-second...

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June 28 – Today in Hat History

June 28 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 28, 2015

June 28 – Today in Hat History. Empress Theodora.   Theodora,  (born c. 497 — died June 28, 548, Constantinople [now Istanbul, Turkey]), Byzantine empress, wife of the emperor Justinian I (reigned 527–565), probably the most powerful woman in Byzantine history. Her intelligence and political acumen made her Justinian’s most trusted adviser and enabled her...

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June 27 – Today in Hat History

June 27 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 27, 2015

June 27 – Today in Hat History. Birthdate of Helen Keller.   Helen Keller was the first of two daughters born to Arthur H. Keller and Katherine Adams Keller. She also had two older stepbrothers. Keller’s father had proudly served as an officer in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The family was not particularly wealthy and earned income...

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June 26 – Today in Hat History

June 26 – Today in Hat History

on Jun 26, 2015

June 26 – Today in Hat History. Birthday of Pearl S. Buck.   Pearl S. Buck was born Pearl Comfort Sydenstricker on June 26, 1892, in Hillsboro, West Virginia. At the time of her birth, her parents, both Presbyterian missionaries, were taking a leave from their work in China after some of Buck’s older siblings had died of tropical disease....

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June 25 – Today in Hat History

June 25 – Today in Hat History

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June 25 – Today in Hat History 1910.  Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird premieres   The Firebird is a ballet and orchestral concert work by the Russian composer Igor Stravinsky. It was written for the 1910 Paris season of Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes company, with choreography by Michel Fokine. The ballet is based on Russian folk...

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