I learned a weird fact about today—January 8th is less likely to occur on a Monday than any other day of the week.
It's more likely to occur on a Tuesday than a Monday.
It's also the feast day for Our Lady of Prompt Succor,
who apparently helped Andrew Jackson fend off the British army in the Battle of New Orleans,
thus indirectly responsible for the formation of the Democratic Party,
also on this day,
which at the time,
was of course a Tuesday.
It's also the birthday of a minor deity
(again a Tuesday)
but you knew that already.
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