The photo today has been picked to tie in with the Thought For The Week below
On This Day
On September 18th 1970 American rock guitarist and singer Jimi Hendrix died from an overdose
On September 18th 2014 Scottish voters rejected a referendum that would have made Scotland an independent country.
John Aldridge (Former striker for Liverpool and Ireland) is 65
Ronaldo (Former Brazilian soccer player) is 47
Taylor Dye (Country Singer) is 28
Saint For Today
Today September 18th is the Feast Day of St. Joseph of Cupertino. He is the patron of air travelers and students preparing for exams.
Significance Of Today
Today is World Water Monitoring Day. Water is an absolute essential of human life, and every form of life that we know of requires it to exist. But water is also a universal solvent, collecting all the elements of its environment including chemicals and pollution. World Water Monitoring Day was established to create awareness about water pollution and that it is a growing problem across our world.
Interesting Quote for Today
“Sunshine all the time makes a desert.” ~Arabic proverb
Did You Know😇
Cats can jump a height of 7 times its tail length! This is approximately 8 feet high. This is possible due to the powerful back leg muscles of the cat.