A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from May 18, 2020
“Save the date!! The end of quarantine was just announced: Octemburary 54th”

“Octemburary” is a fictional month that was printed in the Rock Island (IL) Argus on March 15, 1932:
     
Single Gent: “What’s the best month to get married in?”
Married person: “Octemburary.”
Single gent: “Why’s there’s no such month.”
Married person: “Just so.”

   
Many people looked forward to the end of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. “Save this date! The end of the quarantine just announced! It’s Octemburary 54th! 😂🤣” was posted on Facebook by Pepper Romo on May 15, 2020. “Save the date!! The end of quarantine was just announced: Octemburary 54th” was posted on Facebook by Heather Froglear later on May 15, 2020.
       
   
Wikipedia: 2019-20 coronavirus outbreak
The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic is an ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China, in December 2019, and was recognised as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020.
           
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15 March 1932, Rock Island (IL) Argus,  “Line O’ Laffs,” pg. 13, col. 4:
Single Gent: “What’s the best month to get married in?”
Married person: “Octemburary.”
Single gent: “Why’s there’s no such month.”
Married person: “Just so.”
 
Google Groups: uk.people.silversurfers
3,000 +
allen
2/9/02
If Flying Nun gets it again I’m stopping posting for a month !
Octemburary 😉
   
Twitter
Lady Gagu
@Gauribee
Santa-What’s a good month to get       married?
Banta-Octemburary.
Santa-What?!
        There’s no such month!
Banta-Exactly :D
7:07 AM · Jun 15, 2011·Twitter for iPhone
     
Facebook
Pepper Romo
May 15, 2020 at 9:37 AM ·
Save this date! The end of the quarantine just announced!
It’s Octemburary 54th! 😂🤣
 
Facebook
Heather Froglear
May 15, 2020 at 10:58 PM ·
Save the date!!
The end of quarantine was just announced:
Octemburary 54th.
     
Facebook
‎Jeremy Bechtold‎ to Reopen California…NOW!
May 15, 2020 at 11:27 PM ·
Save the date!!
The end of quarantine was just announced:
Octemburary 54th.
 
Twitter
Big Boss
@escapedmatrix
BREAKING: Save the date. The end of quarantine was just announced: Octemburary 54th.
12:27 PM · May 18, 2020·Twitter for Android

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