Welcome to an Extra Special Day

Before we get into why this day is special, let’s get a few other National Days out of the way. The first would be the official birthday of the United States Air Force. While the Air Force was first formed on August 1, it was a part of two existing branches of the military. So while historically the creation of the Air Force is August 1, it wasn’t yet an independent branch.

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Oklahoma! Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down the Plains

Come on, you know the music was playing in your head the moment we started with Oklahoma. I know it was blaring in my brain. Oklahoma! was the first musical written by the duo of Rodgers and Hammerstein. It is set not in the state of Oklahoma, but the Indian Territory of Oklahoma.

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