It’s Happy Nothing Day! Remember the Mayan’s predicted the end of the world in 2012 and it didn‘t happen? Every day, lots of bad things don’t happen. We don‘t even know about most of them. So everyday should be Happy Nothing Day, unless, well, something bad did happen.
How did New York get the nickname: “The Big Apple“?
In the early 1920’s, stable hands in New Orleans referred to a trip to a New York racecourse as the “Big Apple” - or the greatest reward for any thoroughbred. New York City government has agreed to this story and all public tourist literature now reflects this.