This is Jess taking some time out at Altamount, Millstreet, Co.Cork and I share the photo to mark the feast of Saint Francis which is today.
On This Day
On October 4th 1957 the Soviet Union launches Sputnik I, the first artificial Earth satellite into elliptical low Earth orbit
On October 4th 2021, an amazing 3 years worth of rain (14 inches or 300 mm) fell in 12 hours in city of Al Khaburah, Oman, in the wake of tropical cyclone Shaheen. It was yet another reminder on the effects of Climate Change.
Mary Kennedy (Former RTE Presenter) is 69
Chris Lowe (Singer with Pet Shop Boys) is 64
Leigh Anne Pinnock (Singer with Little Mix) is 32
Saint For Today
Today October 4th is the Feast of Saint Francis. (More in the Thought For Today below)
Significance Of Today
Today October 4th is World Animal Day to mark the feast day of St Francis. This annual celebration of all animals, is now a popular day in which we remember the important role that animals have to play in our world, as well as the people who devote their lives working to protect and care for them.
Interesting Quote for Today
“Until one has loved an animal a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” ~Anatole France
Did you know that a dogs sense of smell is 40 times better than ours!