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Today’s Trivia

Today’s Trivia with National Day Calendar will test your knowledge of different National Day celebrations happening on any given day!

1. What was once one of the most popular ways of shopping is remembered each year on August 18th as it is National Mail Order Catalog Day. Today marks the anniversary of when, in August of 1872, the very first mail order catalog became available. Do you know it’s name?


2. Aaron Montgomery Ward, of Chicago, produced the very first Montgomery Wards mail order catalog.   It was by buying the goods and then reselling them directly to the customers that Aaron Montgomery Ward removed the middlemen at the general store and to the benefit of the customers drastically lowered prices. By 1971, catalog sales of major United States firms exceeded more than _______  ___________ in postal revenue?


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