Since 1931, October 4 haz been World Animal Day, chosen because iz also Saint Francis’ Feast Day! Francis of Assisi is da patron saint of animals and da environment. Iz customary foar Catholic and Anglican churches to haz ceremonies blessing animals on dis day.
It’s also da birfday of comic actor/director Buster Keaton (1895).
Hao about we watch “The Scarecrow”? Iz a film of Buster Keaton befriending a pit bull. And othur stuffs.
As October 4 was the launch day for Sputnik, da first manmade satellite, so it starts World Space Week. Dis year’s theme iz Mars.