National Button Day

•The first buttons made in the United States were metal and manufactured in Philadelphia, PA by Caspar Wistar a German immigrant.
•The word button is from the French word bouton meaning bud or knob.
•Until the introduction of the button hole, buttons were generally ornamental.

Here's another button...

Belly Button

Belly Button

And another button ...

Dick Button

Dick Button

Dick Button

Dick Button

Dick Button was an Olympic Champion(1948, 1952) and a five time World Champion ( 1948-1952) in mens singles figure skating. 

Oksana Baiul was born on this date in 1977.  She is the 1993 World Champion and 1994 Olympic Champion in ladies singles figure skating.

Oksana Baiul

Oksana Baiul

Oksana Baiul is involved in the International Museum of Women.  In which city is this museum located?
a.  London     b.  New York City    c. San Francisco
see answer below ...

•The first World Figure Skating Championship was held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
•Skate blades are made of high quality well polished steel.
•Dick Button was the first person to perform a double axle in competition.
•Spinning on ice takes more energy than jumping.

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C. San Francisco