In search of a holiday wreath for decoration? In less than a day, children will be crafting holiday wreaths during the craft hour at the Ontario Community Library. The event will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 388 S.W. Second Ave.
On this day in 1967, the world’s first human heart transplant was performed at Groote Schur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa, by Christiaan Barnard. This pioneering life-saving work has been continued ever since, according to Britannica.
The 21st state of the United States of America, Illinois, was first admitted to the union on this day back in 1818, according to Britannica.
According to National Day Calendar, today is National Day of Giving! Even if it’s just a smile or a compliment, today is the day to be generous, and those who can are encouraged to give back to local charitable or nonprofit organizations.