Have you ever heard about some weird holiday, official or otherwise, that is apparently a “National” holiday? After all, Friday is apparently National Doughnut Day and it may be vital to know that in case the local doughnut shop is giving out free samples–as both Dunkin Donuts and Krispe Kreme apparently are.
But really, where do these days come from? What makes them National Day of Anything day?
The Old West had some mighty impressive people. Lawmen, outlaws, railroad workers, prospectors, settlers, cattlemen, cowboys, Natives, women of ill repute, women of great repute, all were there. Many became legends.
One of those legends, though not as well known as he maybe should be, was Bass Reeves.