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« Reply #225 on: October 20, 2014, 10:48:14 am »
October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 72 days remaining until the end of the year.

1720 – Caribbean pirate Calico Jack is captured by the Royal Navy.
1803 – The United States Senate ratifies the Louisiana Purchase.
1946 – Government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam decides that October 20 is Vietnam Women's Day.
1977 – Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd's plane crashes.
1991 – The Oakland Hills firestorm kills 25 and destroys 3,469 homes and apartments, causing more than $2 billion in damage.


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« Reply #226 on: October 28, 2014, 09:45:14 am »
October 28 is the 301st day of the year (302nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 64 days remaining until the end of the year.

1492 – Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba on his first voyage to the New World.
1775 – American Revolutionary War: A British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston.
1886 – In New York Harbor, President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
1958 – John XXIII is elected Pope.
2007 – Cristina Fernαndez de Kirchner becomes the first woman elected President of Argentina.

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« Reply #227 on: October 28, 2014, 11:39:16 am »
Cool facts for today! :)
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« Reply #228 on: October 31, 2014, 11:57:06 am »
October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 61 days remaining until the end of the year.

475 – Romulus Augustulus is proclaimed Western Roman Emperor.
1587 – Leiden University Library opens its doors after its founding in 1575.
1864 – Nevada is admitted as the 36th U.S. state.
1941 – After 14 years of work, Mount Rushmore is completed.
2011 – The global population of humans reaches seven billion. This day is now recognized by the United Nations as Seven Billion Day.

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« Reply #229 on: November 04, 2014, 10:14:00 am »
November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 57 days remaining until the end of the year.

1677 – The future Mary II of England marries William, Prince of Orange. They would later jointly reign as William and Mary.
1783 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Symphony No. 36 is performed for the first time in Linz, Austria.
1847 – Sir James Young Simpson, a British physician, discovers the anaesthetic properties of chloroform.
1984   – PC's Limited computer company founded (later renamed Dell Computer).
2008 – Arkansas votes 63 percent in favor of a state lottery.

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« Reply #230 on: December 16, 2014, 11:01:21 am »
December 16 is the 350th day of the year (351st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 15 days remaining until the end of the year.

1431 – Hundred Years' War: Henry VI of England is crowned King of France at Notre Dame in Paris.
1811 – The first two in a series of four severe earthquakes occur in the vicinity of New Madrid, Missouri.
1946 – Thailand joins the United Nations.
1971 – The United Kingdom recognizes Bahrain's independence. This is commemorated annually as Bahrain's National Day.
1995 – Official adoption of the name of "Euro"

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« Reply #231 on: December 16, 2014, 02:11:14 pm »
Wow...this thread has been going on for a while ... lol

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« Reply #232 on: December 20, 2014, 07:26:29 pm »
A lot of great people born on the same day, in the same month.

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« Reply #233 on: January 28, 2015, 12:38:08 pm »
January 28 is the 28th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 337 days remaining until the end of the year (338 in leap years).

1547 – Henry VIII dies. His nine-year-old son, Edward VI becomes King, and the first Protestant ruler of England.
1851 – Northwestern University becomes the first chartered university in Illinois.
1887 – In a snowstorm at Fort Keogh, Montana, the world's largest snowflakes are reported, 15 inches (38 cm) wide and 8 inches (20 cm) thick.
1956 – Elvis Presley makes his first US television appearance
1979 – Pope John Paul II starts his first pastoral visit to Mexico.

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« Reply #234 on: February 16, 2015, 01:40:14 am »
Feb 16th,Presidents Day.....

Patty Andrews of The Andrews Sisters fame was born in 1918
Sonny Bono was born in 1935
William Katt (The Greatest American Hero)was born in 1951
LeVar Burton was born in 1957
John McEnroe was born in 1959
Christopher Eccleston was born in 1964


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« Reply #235 on: February 19, 2015, 09:24:44 pm »
Feb. 20th:

1807   Former U.S. vice president Aaron Burr is arrested in Alabama for treason. Despite later being acquitted, public opinion will force him to live out the remainder of his life in privacy.
1878   Thomas Alva Edison patented a music player (the phonograph) at his lab in Menlo Park, NJ.
1913   The first prize is inserted into a Cracker Jack box.
1942   U.S. President Roosevelt signed an executive order giving the military the authority to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans.
1945   During World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima.
1949   The Bollingen Prize award committee awards Ezra Pound the first Bollingen Prize for poetry, for his collection "The Pisan Cantos."
1953   The State of Georgia approved the first literature censorship board in the U.S. Newspapers were excluded from the new legislation.
1963   The Soviet Union informed President Kennedy it would withdraw "several thousand" of its troops in Cuba.
1985   Mickey Mouse was welcomed to China as part of the 30th anniversary of Disneyland. The touring mouse played 30 cities in 30 days.
1985   Cherry Coke was introduced by the Coca-Cola Company.
1986   The U.S. Senate approved a treaty outlawing genocide. The pact had been submitted 37 years earlier for ratification.
1987   A controversial, anti-smoking ad aired for the first time on television. It featured Yul Brynner who died shortly after of lung cancer.
1997   The United States Tennis Association announces that the National Tennis Center in New York will be named in honor of Arthur Ashe.
1997   Deng Xiaoping of China died at the age of 92. He was the last of China's major revolutionaries.
1999   Dennis Franz received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2001   The museum at the Oklahoma City National Memorial Center was dedicated.
2002   NASA's Mars Odyssey spacecraft began using its thermal emission imaging system to map Mars.

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« Reply #236 on: February 21, 2015, 01:25:09 am »
Well,Jcribb16! Long time no see!

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« Reply #237 on: February 21, 2015, 07:45:14 pm »
Well,Jcribb16! Long time no see!
Thank you!  I hope things are finally settling down so I can get on more.  Good to see you!  :)   :cat:

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« Reply #238 on: March 08, 2015, 12:08:09 am »
Good to see you,too. I hope all is well for you!

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« Reply #239 on: March 08, 2015, 12:25:37 am »
March 8th.....

Cyd Charisse was born in 1921
Alan Hale, Jr was born in 1921
Lynn Redgrave was born in 1943
Micky Dolenz was born in 1945
John Kapelos (Skanky from Forever Knight) was born in 1956
Kathy Ireland was born in 1963
Andrea Parker (Ms Parker of The Pretender) was born in 1969
Freddie Prinze Jr was born in 1976
James Van Der Beek  was born in 1977

Harold Lloyd died in 1977
Alexander Salkind died in 1997
Ray Nitschke died in 1998
Joe DiMaggio died in 1999

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