Newspaper Carrier Day

Today is Newspaper Carrier Day in the United States,  honoring anyone who is now, or once was, a newspaper carrier. The day commemorates the hiring of the very first newspaper carrier. On September 4, 1833, 10 year old Barney Flaherty became the first newspaper carrier by answering an advertisement in The New York Sun which read, “To the Unemployed, a number of steady men can find … Continue reading Newspaper Carrier Day