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Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
« Reply #3900 on: September 02, 2013, 10:05:21 am »
Sunday, September 1 is the 244th day of the year. There are 121 days remaining until the end of the year.

Happy Birthday to:
Miss Molly, hlmphotog, nelamvr6, VMars, stringbeanie, jonecollins9, raven312, jmadmad, credoman, kyralu, gagangyonson12, erwinnicor12, kiazishiru, Zefiris, Kate Nevermore, sylviahubbard1, ebiannah, Jordyhicks16, Panther, RPMcMurphy and Danielle Lyons.
On this day:
1532 Lady Anne Boleyn is made Marchioness of Pembroke by her fianc, King Henry VIII of England.
1897 The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
1914 The last passenger pigeon, a female named Martha, dies in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo.
1920 The Fountain of Time opens as a tribute to the 100 years of peace between the United States and Great Britain following the Treaty of Ghent. The things you learn - I never knew about this!

1928 Ahmet Zogu declares Albania to be a monarchy and proclaims himself king.
1969 A revolution in Libya brings Muammar al-Gaddafi to power, which is later transferred to the People's Committees.
1970 Attempted assassination of King Hussein of Jordan by Palestinian guerrillas, who attacked his motorcade.
1972 In Reykjavk, Iceland, American Bobby Fischer beats Russian Boris Spassky and becomes the world chess champion.

Also born today:
1866 James J. Corbett, 1875 Edgar Rice Burroughs, 1907 Walter Reuther, 1920 Richard Farnsworth, 1922 Yvonne De Carlo, 1923 Rocky Marciano, 1928 George Maharis, 1933 Ann Richards, 1933 Conway Twitty, 1939 Lily Tomlin, 1942 C. J. Cherryh, 1944 Leonard Slatkin, 1946 Barry Gibb, 1950 Dr. Phil McGraw, 1957 Gloria Estefan and 1981 Clinton Portis.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3901 on: September 02, 2013, 10:11:05 am »
    Monday, September 2 is the 245th day of the year. There are 120 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    beanie22, sallyh12, David Wood, socialwebexpert, tallandy225, DenverRalphy, Rejsningsproblemer,
    freebird, Roccoehe, stevengillhouse4, chechay3, misschen, shenshy, cheredd, kingraccid, Claytonrakz92,
    sashiqueen, cherryshy, chershy, sherremae, cherepie, Nicole Zoltack, terdybooc12, f13sky2, eagleman00, rmbooks, MrsK09 and Victoria Barrow.

    On this day:
    31 BC Battle of Actium off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.
    1666 The Great Fire of London breaks out and burns for three days, destroying 10,000 buildings including St Paul's Cathedral.

    1789 The United States Department of the Treasury is founded.
    1901 Vice President of the United States Theodore Roosevelt utters the famous phrase, "Speak softly and carry a big stick" at the Minnesota State Fair.

    Also born today:
    1917 Cleveland Amory, 1925 Hugo Montenegro, 1948 Terry Bradshaw, 1951 Mark Harmon, 1952 Jimmy Connors, 1964 Keanu Reeves and 1966 Salma Hayek.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3902 on: September 04, 2013, 01:38:32 pm »
    Tuesday, September 3 is the 246th day of the year. There are 119 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Peehen, cybergeezer, JeanneB, R. M. Reed, TheIglooOven, Gengler4u2C, Lauriemom, thersakewal40, writerpatty, BiancaSommerland, Erin Jamison, torridcooke, StephenBrennan, krissy and Tovran.
    On this day:
    301 San Marino, one of the smallest nations in the world and the world's oldest republic still in existence, is founded by Saint Marinus.

    1189 Richard I of England (a.k.a. Richard "the Lionheart") is crowned at Westminster.
    1802 William Wordsworth composes the sonnet Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802.

    Also born today:
    1875 Ferdinand Porsche, 1910 Kitty Carlisle, 1913 Alan Ladd, 1923 Mort Walker, 1926 Irene Papas, 1932 Eileen Brennan, 1942 Al Jardine, 1943 Valerie Perrine, 1965 Charlie Sheen, 1980 Jennie Finch and 1986 Shaun White.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3903 on: September 04, 2013, 01:41:35 pm »
    Wednesday, September 4 is the 247th day of the year. There are 118 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    greenwheels, CWebb3, darlenerenuart09, tomhedson56, CazzySmith, J.W.BACCARO, Jeff Menapace, Tajsa57, Nathalie Hamidi, Kassandra Lamb, StevenBelskie, Jennifer R P, MissL78, Betsy Burke and Irma Geddon.
    On this day:
    476 Romulus Augustus, last emperor of the Western Roman Empire, is deposed when Odoacer proclaims himself King of Italy, thus ending Western Roman Empire.
    1888 George Eastman registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film.
    1950 First appearance of the "Beetle Bailey" comic strip.
    1956 The IBM RAMAC 305 is introduced, the first commercial computer to use magnetic disk storage.
    1957 The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel.

    1972 Mark Spitz becomes the first competitor to win seven medals at a single Olympic Games.
    1998 Google is founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, two students at Stanford University.

    Also born today:
    1905 Mary Renault, 1917 Henry Ford II, 1918 Paul Harvey, 1928 Dick York, 1929 Thomas Eagleton, 1931 Mitzi Gaynor, 1949 Tom Watson, 1951 Judith Ivey, 1960 Damon Wayans and 1981 Beyonc Knowles.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3904 on: September 05, 2013, 09:07:01 am »
    Thursday, September 5 is the 248th day of the year. There are 117 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    HappyGuy, Magoo, jeremy81, duart maclean, mrjeffrivera, chloe23, kim23, sdsullivan, marceladmiraal, evasmith09, jeffreysaunder, JEMedrick, sail2fly, Bruceson, j4rodzl6, Paradise, 9Lanterns, noraquick, Kim Sheard, juliet1959 and ShaneJeffery.
    On this day:
    1666 Great Fire of London ends.
    1774 First Continental Congress assembles in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    1781 Battle of the Chesapeake in the American Revolutionary War.
    1927 The first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon, Trolley Troubles, produced by Walt Disney, is released by Universal Pictures.

    1960 The boxer Muhammad Ali (then Cassius Clay) is awarded the gold medal for his first place in the light heavyweight boxing competition at the Olympic Games in Rome.
    1975 Sacramento, California: Lynette Fromme attempts to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford.

    Also born today:
    1735 Johann Christian Bach, 1817 Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy, 1847 Jesse James, 1873 Cornelius Vanderbilt III, 1902 Darryl F. Zanuck, 1927 Paul Volcker, 1929 Bob Newhart, 1940 Raquel Welch and 1946 Freddie Mercury.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3905 on: September 07, 2013, 06:28:28 am »
    Friday, September 6 is the 249th day of the year. There are 116 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Wheezie, rivermdz, gabrieltaason, katrina96, stellalynne, Ghostwalker117, BigPauly and syravi .
    On this day:
    1492 Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic for the first time.
    1620 The Pilgrims sail from Plymouth, England, on the Mayflower to settle in North America
    1628 Puritans settle Salem, which will later become part of Massachusetts Bay Colony.
    1955 Istanbul Pogrom: Istanbul's Greek and Armenian minority are the target of a government-sponsored pogrom.
    1991 The name Saint Petersburg is restored to Russia's second largest city, which had been renamed Leningrad in 1924.

    1995 Cal Ripken Jr of the Baltimore Orioles plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking a record that stood for 56 years.
    1997 Diana, Princess of Wales is laid to rest in front of a television audience of more than 2.5 billion.

    Also born today:
    1888 Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., 1893 Claire Chennault, 1899 Billy Rose, 1944 Swoosie Kurtz, 1947 Jane Curtin, 1954 Carly Fiorina, 1958 Jeff Foxworthy, 1962 Elizabeth Vargas, 1972 China Miville,

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3906 on: September 07, 2013, 06:30:49 am »
    Saturday, September 7 is the 250th day of the year. There are 115 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Happy Birthday to Miss Merry.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Meredith Sinclair, tattookat, rmaiolo, MichaelCDent, kerpolika, nwyckoff, rommelbooc12, Sophrosyne, dinobooc12, judd.exley, Bruce21, janrry21, maryjoy21, Sophiebelle, jolenekendry, Hadou, NumberSix, sweetmello7, Charles.Colyott, Berryk, Cynthia P James, kit1978 and Li Chaka.color]
    On this day:
    70 A Roman army under Titus occupies and plunders Jerusalem.
    1191 Third Crusade: Battle of Arsuf Richard I of England defeats Saladin at Arsuf.
    1901 The Boxer Rebellion in China officially ends with the signing of the Boxer Protocol.
    1907 Cunard Line's RMS Lusitania sets sail on her maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City.
    1921 In Atlantic City, New Jersey, the first Miss America Pageant, a two-day event, is held.
    1936 The last surviving member of the thylacine species, Benjamin, dies alone in her cage at the Hobart Zoo in Tasmania.

    1963 The Pro Football Hall of Fame opens in Canton, Ohio with 17 charter members.
    2005 First presidential election is held in Egypt.

    Also born today:
    1533 Queen Elizabeth I of England, 1860 Grandma Moses, 1909 Elia Kazan, 1913 Anthony Quayle, 1923 Peter Lawford, 1925 Laura Ashley, 1936 Buddy Holly and 1987 Evan Rachel Wood.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3907 on: September 09, 2013, 05:20:31 pm »
    Sunday, September 8 is the 251st day of the year. There are 114 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special birthday wishes to tessa.

    Happy Birthday to:
    tessa, KenMcConnell, Arkhan, kory, jwatson300011, Lee Moan, erickh04, fusprofir, autumn13B1, mriggle783, allison79, krkelimri, Wonder4u, markbeyer, jeboynicor12, zethershaw12, adriantorres17, deanfromaustralia, SkyFlakes, Jean E, mestrin, RegineGray, joseph1955 and taylor6008.
    On this day:
    1504 Michelangelo's David is unveiled in Florence.
    1565 The Knights of Malta lift the Turkish siege of Malta that began on May 18.

    1888 In London, the body of Jack the Ripper's second murder victim, Annie Chapman, is found.
    1930 3M begins marketing Scotch transparent tape.
    1966 The first Star Trek series premieres on NBC.
    1970 Hijacking (and subsequent destruction) of three airliners to Jordan by Palestinians
    1971 In Washington, D.C., the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is inaugurated


    Also born today:
    1841 Antonn Dvořk, 1922 Sid Caesar, 1924 Grace Metalious, 1925 Peter Sellers, 1932 Patsy Cline, 1957 Heather Thomas, 1971 Brooke Burke, 1971 David Arquette, 1979 Pink and 1981 Jonathan Taylor Thomas.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3908 on: September 09, 2013, 05:40:32 pm »
    Monday, September 9 is the 252nd day of the year. There are 113 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Happy Birthday to 911jason

    Happy Birthday to:
    Reneebean1, [email protected], Legoboyzmom, articledirectory09, profilecreate09,
    Guido Henkel, atralev, zelmaf, henhopkin, tombryant03, mitchsparks, tommyquids, Afandaxy, pakotz,
    hillthompson, Rafael, covecenter02, stewartburleigh, sevensecrets99, jfaye04, KaraKaye, knchilders,
    wlunsford03, clashtroy, tiara13A, mariawappling, adamriesel, howardantton, athena_001, DeboraWilliams,
    CarmeloPaul, McJ0nes, katherineacope, streK76S2, limjaca, hllen, logondingo, tetemila, pokedvdnews,
    MSellers1961, Massey, SashaWoodlin, ddonaldhjjensen, BillyLTimms, t0mazPuol, bertcarson, Ciareader,
    mytipglass, symptoms, Michelle1LaRue, Michael Kingswood, XercesLee, Caja, noahjones, Abdiel, Donaldbarrett,
    Earlyounkin, Jeffreycjohnson, Blanche867, chad13, timjerry5, hanata234, SimoBret4, hamsvictoria, RahBry5,
    Caleine684, HuhDvon3, Bebx21, Eyalkopaglish, Daveeda976, MrtinBot4, agabriel, Diana0976, dawarner3v,
    lmichel3n5, dcarrer3x, kyle220 (61), vicki batman, kasparnage, WendyandCharles, Derendrea, SIDunbar and 911jason

    On this day:
    1776 The Continental Congress officially names its new union of sovereign states the United States.
    1850 California is admitted as the thirty-first U.S. state.
    1926 The U.S. National Broadcasting Company is formed.
    1947 First actual case of a computer bug being found: a moth lodges in a relay of a Harvard Mark II computer at Harvard University.

    1956 Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.

    Also born today:
    1754 William Bligh, 1828 Leo Tolstoy, 1887 Alf Landon, 1890 Harland Sanders, 1894 Arthur Freed, 1900 James Hilton, 1925 Cliff Robertson, 1949 Joe Theismann, 1952 Angela Cartwright, 1960 Mario Batali, 1960 Hugh Grant, 1966 Adam Sandler, 1969 Rachel Hunter, 1972 Goran Visnjic and 1980 Michelle Williams.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3909 on: September 10, 2013, 08:58:53 am »
    Tuesday, September 10 is the 253rd day of the year. There are 112 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    jesseyates10, Lakee05, sunshinedizon, Vencel, livepsyche, NancyACollins, KatieJohnson, garryg, noble19con, CherNe12, Connor Dix, azieran, J.A. Belfield, Elle St. Laurent, Nancy_A_Collins, tmcarper and Daisy13.
    On this day:
    1846 Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine.

    1963 20 African-American students enter public schools in Alabama.
    2008 The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.

    Also born today:
    1914 Robert Wise, 1915 Edmond O'Brien, 1918 Rin Tin Tin, 1929 Arnold Palmer, 1934 Charles Kuralt, 1934 Roger Maris, 1945 Jose Feliciano, 1953 Amy Irving and 1960 Colin Firth.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3910 on: September 11, 2013, 01:40:47 pm »
    Wednesday, September 11 is the 254th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 111 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special birthday wishes to Sailor (wherever you are).

    Happy Birthday to:
    Sailor, twiz, dnoble74, Auryn, Labnick, Kindlekelly, Fredlet, sptrout, Gordonfer, calvinsnow, lesliegal08, bluetiger1941, AshMcHale11, pjwebb, Faith.Ruelle and JessaGilbert.
    On this day:
    1609 Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island and the indigenous people living there.
    1773 The Public Advertiser publishes a satirical essay titled Rules By Which A Great Empire May Be Reduced To A Small One written by Benjamin Franklin.
    1789 Alexander Hamilton is appointed the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
    1847 Stephen Foster's well-known song, Oh! Susanna, is first performed at a saloon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
    1857 Mormon settlers and Paiutes massacre 120 pioneers at Mountain Meadows, Utah.
    1941 Ground is broken for the construction of The Pentagon.

    1961 Foundation of the World Wildlife Fund.
    1996 The Southern Pacific Railroad is absorbed into the Union Pacific Railroad system.
    2001 The September 11 attacks take place in the United States.

    Also born today:
    1862 O. Henry, 1885 D. H. Lawrence, 1913 Paul "Bear" Bryant, 1917 Ferdinand Marcos, 1917 Herbert Lom, 1924 Tom Landry, 1940 Brian De Palma, 1950 Amy Madigan, 1962 Kristy McNichol, 1965 Moby and 1967 Harry Connick, Jr..

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3911 on: September 12, 2013, 01:23:55 pm »
    Thursday, September 12 is the 255th day of the year. There are 110 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    vick_ammo, therapistgrace, manhaton27, Michell Webb, dimpydiet98, jmorlak1, jakegreen, seanlim278, elissaburn12, rpflynn, lindaannewulf, thietkelogo, brehof, chel.c.cam, BrotherofCats and CarlAndrews.

    On this day:
    490 BC The conventionally accepted date for the Battle of Marathon. The Athenians and their Plataean allies, defeat the first Persian invasion force of Greece.
    1846 Elizabeth Barrett elopes with Robert Browning.
    1910 Premiere performance of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8 in Munich
    1940 Cave paintings are discovered in Lascaux, France.

    1959 Premiere of Bonanza, the first regularly-scheduled TV program presented in color.
    2005 Hong Kong Disneyland opens in Penny's Bay, Lantau Island, Hong Kong.

    Also born today:
    1575 Henry Hudson, 1818 Richard Gatling, 1880 H. L. Mencken, 1888 Maurice Chevalier, 1892 Alfred A. Knopf, 1913 Jesse Owens, 1931 George Jones, 1940 Linda Gray, 1944 Barry White, 1951 Joe Pantoliano, 1955 Peter Scolari, 1957 Rachel Ward, 1980 Yao Ming and 1981 Jennifer Hudson.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3912 on: September 14, 2013, 06:21:28 am »
    Friday, September 13 is the 256th day of the year. There are 109 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Tshimangadzo, erinys, jamesshep_15, joehart, Ashleymdz, Madeline, susiehinton15, DawnB, sgarrett79, reevans26, Dennis Coslett, MartinGibbs, Fred Limberg, AlisaC, budayko and Outeast.
    On this day:
    122 Construction of Hadrian's Wall begins.
    1501 Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David.
    1609 Henry Hudson reaches the river that would later be named after him the Hudson River.
    1814 Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner
    1922 The temperature (in the shade) at Al 'Aziziyah, Libya reaches a world record 57.8 C (136.0 F).
    1943 Chiang Kai-shek elected President of the Republic of China.
    1953 Nikita Khrushchev is appointed secretary-general of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
    1956 IBM introduces the first computer disk storage unit, the RAMAC 305.

    2001 Civilian aircraft traffic resumes in the U.S. after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

    Also born today:
    1851 Walter Reed, 1860 John J. Pershing, 1894 J.B. Priestley, 1903 Claudette Colbert, 1925 Mel Torm, 1931 Barbara Bain, 1944 Jacqueline Bisset, 1948 Nell Carter, 1951 Jean Smart and 1980 Ben Savage.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3913 on: September 14, 2013, 06:24:03 am »
    Saturday, September 14 is the 257th day of the year. There are 108 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Happy Birthday to our own sandypeach.

    Happy Birthday to:
    sandypeach, Bluejarzen, benjohnny, ShaneDawn, Gen12DXTX, sherlockevans01, SG_MetalHead, WordSpiller, Steve Emmett, marktrainer, JaymeMorse, tashizzlet, MaxDog, sweetcrabhoney18 and Patrick Adams.
    On this day:
    1741 George Frideric Handel completed his oratorio Messiah.
    1752 The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar
    1814 The poem Defence of Fort McHenry is written by Francis Scott Key. The poem is later used as the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner.

    1847 Mexican-American War: Winfield Scott captures Mexico City.
    1901 President William McKinley dies after an assassination attempt, and is succeeded by Theodore Roosevelt.
    1917 Russia is officially proclaimed a republic.

    Also born today:
    1849 Ivan Pavlov, 1910 Jack Hawkins, 1914 Clayton Moore, 1944 Joey Heatherton, 1947 Sam Neill, 1961 Wendy Thomas, 1964 Faith Ford, 1965 Dmitry Medvedev and 1983 Amy Winehouse.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3914 on: September 15, 2013, 05:04:00 am »
    Sunday, September 15 is the 258th day of the year. There are 107 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    WestPointer1968, El, GeorgeGlass, buzzspark, williams001, Chris Crosby, Brandon514, raile51, samPorter, cbenjamin, xander449, earlwolfe165, jayreddy publisher, neithis, TJBlake and David Gaither.
    On this day:
    1789 The United States Department of State is established (formerly known as the "Department of Foreign Affairs").
    1812 The French army under Napoleon reaches the Kremlin in Moscow.
    1835 HMS Beagle, with Charles Darwin aboard, reaches the Galpagos Islands.
    1948 The F-86 Sabre sets the world aircraft speed record at 671 miles per hour (1,080 km/h).

    1959 Nikita Khrushchev becomes the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.
    2008 Lehman Brothers files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.

    Also born today:
    1254 Marco Polo, 1789 James Fenimore Cooper, 1857 William Howard Taft, 1889 Robert Benchley, 1890 Agatha Christie, 1903 Roy Acuff, 1907 Fay Wray, 1913 John N. Mitchell, 1918 Nipsey Russell, 1922 Jackie Cooper, 1928 Cannonball Adderley, 1940 Merlin Olsen, 1946 Tommy Lee Jones, 1946 Oliver Stone, 1961 Dan Marino, 1984 Prince Harry of Wales and 1986 Heidi Montag.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3915 on: September 16, 2013, 01:41:46 pm »
    Monday, September 16 is the 259th day of the year. There are 106 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Happy Birthday to Harvey.
     
    Happy Birthday to:
    nebulinda, timm84, jesscscott, collett, rubi, dexterraw, yanseo, kurikon1989, tidbit, Bryon Quertermous, carolineluvs2rt, Libbymoore82, dena0592, PurpleShell, thegreywolf and Michael Sanrosia.
    On this day:
    1400 Owain Glyndŵr is declared Prince of Wales by his followers.
    1893 Settlers race in Oklahoma for prime land in the Cherokee Strip.
    1908 The General Motors Corporation is founded.

    1963 Malaysia is formed from the Federation of Malaya, Singapore, British North Borneo (Sabah) and Sarawak.

    Also born today:
    1883 T. E. Hulme, 1914 Allen Funt, 1922 Janis Paige, 1924 Lauren Bacall, 1925 Charlie Byrd, 1925 B. B. King, 1927 Peter Falk, 1930 Anne Francis, 1934 Elgin Baylor, 1934 George Chakiris, 1949 Ed Begley, Jr., 1952 Mickey Rourke, 1956 David Copperfield, 1968 Marc Anthony, 1971 Amy Poehler and 1992 Nick Jonas.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3916 on: September 17, 2013, 11:43:28 am »
    Tuesday, September 17 is the 260th day of the year. There are 105 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    JamiLee203, LilliPilli, piglet, arne_bue, bethhorton194, solekile, justindvd1, a1onza80, ChrisInAfrica, gilbertreid, Samantha Fury, Snapping Turtle, Michaelnash, leafted00, mass2015, mass676, milhan288, mass2050, mass2051, kisala9906, Michael_J_Sullivan, Essie Holton, kisala9906, Matthew Milson, William S. and darkdawn.

    On this day:
    480 BC -- The Battle of Thermopylae,
    1787 -- The United States Constitution is signed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    1978 -- The Camp David Accords are signed by Israel and Egypt.

    1983 -- Vanessa Williams becomes the first black Miss America.

    Also born today:
    1907 -- Warren Burger, 1923 -- Hank Williams, 1927 -- George Blanda, 1928 -- Roddy McDowall, 1929 -- Sir Stirling Moss, 1931 -- Anne Bancroft, 1948 -- John Ritter and 1985 -- Alexander Ovechkin.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3917 on: September 18, 2013, 01:01:56 pm »
    Wednesday, September 18 is the 261st day of the year. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Danipet, allthewayvegas, brittanies13, Joespano, Aerosoleshoes, Cujo, janette, ashanti, elyndalisay, khent003, jason_menozac, stevenry0, sheryl_baver, AmyJ, marya7kins0n, m4rkj0hn, janicefoust460, kidwgm, ChemicalBilly57, scottcsmith, Susie Evans, Gareth K Pengelly, LadyX20 and Nathan F..

    On this day:
    324 Constantine the Great decisively defeats Licinius in the Battle of Chrysopolis.
    1502 Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his fourth, and final, voyage.
    1809 The Royal Opera House in London opens.

    1837 Tiffany and Co. is founded by Charles Lewis Tiffany and Teddy Young in New York City.
    1850 The U.S. Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Law of 1850.
    1873 Panic of 1873: The U.S. bank Jay Cooke & Company declares bankruptcy, triggering a series of bank failures.
    1961 U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjld dies in a plane crash.
    1975 Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI Most Wanted List.
    2009 The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends.

    Also born today:
    53 Trajan, Roman Emperor, 1709 Samuel Johnson, 1765 Pope Gregory XVI, 1905 Greta Garbo, 1916 Rossano Brazzi, 1920 Jack Warden, 1927 Phyllis Kirk, 1933 Robert Blake, 1939 Frankie Avalon, 1948 Lynn Abbey, 1971 Lance Armstrong and 1971 Jada Pinkett Smith.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3918 on: September 19, 2013, 10:09:14 am »
    Thursday, September 19 is the 262nd day of the year. There are 103 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special B'day wishes to rayhensley.

    Happy Birthday to:
    delron, jaywilson, RafaelMontilla, danieldesmond, tswilkins, mj2040, K-Dalglish, jkbreunig, liddell, longislandlimo, bbker897, lisaoliver, rayhensley, NathanWrann, Julia Crane, Chris Slusser, Danielle Jarvis, Mia Grace, dwaynepugh and vpayton.
    On this day:
    1676 Jamestown is burned to the ground by the forces of Nathaniel Bacon during Bacon's Rebellion.

    1881 President James A. Garfield dies of wounds suffered in a July 2 shooting.
    1952 The United States bars Charlie Chaplin from re-entering the country after a trip to England.

    Also born today:
    1796 Hartley Coleridge, 1922 Damon Knight, 1928 Adam West, 1931 Brook Benton, 1933 David McCallum, 1934 Brian Epstein, 1937 Abner Haynes, 1940 Bill Medley, 1940 Paul Williams, 1941 Mama Cass Elliot, 1948 Jeremy Irons, 1949 Twiggy, 1964 Trisha Yearwood and 1974 Jimmy Fallon.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3919 on: September 20, 2013, 08:24:23 am »
    Friday, September 20 is the 263rd day of the year. There are 102 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    KingRBlue, ttoomey, jamkind, TheDreamContinued, ZuzanaLewis, JamieBurnette, LDS, kevin-taylor, reedhen22, Bryan R. Dennis, Greg Hamerton, Erica Conroy, michaelraytaylor and SSRichardson.
    On this day:
    1187 Saladin begins the Siege of Jerusalem.
    1519 Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Sanlcar de Barrameda on his expedition to circumnavigate the globe.
    1633 Galileo Galilei is tried before the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith for teaching that the Earth orbits the Sun.
    1881 Chester A. Arthur is inaugurated as the 21st President of the United States following the assassination of James Garfield.
    1906 Cunard Line's RMS Mauretania is launched at the Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson shipyard in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

    1946 The first Cannes Film Festival is held.

    Also born today:
    1878 Upton Sinclair, 1917 Red Auerbach, 1924 Gogi Grant, 1929 Anne Meara, 1934 Sophia Loren, 1948 George R. R. Martin and 1967 Ricky Nelson's twins: Gunnar and Matthew.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3920 on: September 21, 2013, 09:55:02 am »
    Saturday, September 21 is the 264th day of the year. There are 101 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Marguerite, Malibama, robertlc, prey4war, benny225, lorflo, lester5865, iri473sam, Joy1521, mlheath, sandraohashi, Meaghan Ward ,Aaron J Booth, Sean Patrick Fox, GreatMindsLit, katieajennings and Lady_O.
    On this day:
    1780 Benedict Arnold gives the British the plans to West Point.
    1897 The "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" editorial is published in the New York Sun.
    1937 J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published.
    1942 The B-29 Superfortress makes its maiden flight.

    1981 Sandra Day O'Connor is unanimously approved by the U.S. Senate as the first female Supreme Court justice.
    2001 Deep Space 1 flies within 2,200 km of Comet Borrelly.

    Also born today:
    1411 Richard Plantagenet, 1866 H. G. Wells, 1931 Larry Hagman, 1935 Henry Gibson, 1944 Fannie Flagg, 1944 Hamilton Jordan, 1945 Jerry Bruckheimer, 1947 Stephen King, 1950 Bill Murray, 1962 Rob Morrow, 1967 Faith Hill, 1968 Ricki Lake and 1981 Nicole Richie.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3921 on: September 22, 2013, 06:18:14 am »
    Sunday, September 22 is the 265th day of the year. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Happy B'day to ibrewalot.

    Happy Birthday to:
    0seadogg31, cherryb99, ibrewalot, NuriceDale, verngarner, hiramcarrillo, AmitDey, kathryndiaz56, Annabel and the thinker.
    On this day:
    1598 Ben Jonson is indicted for manslaughter.
    1776 Nathan Hale is hanged for spying during American Revolution.
    1869 Richard Wagner's opera Das Rheingold premieres in Munich.
    1888 The first issue of National Geographic Magazine is published.

    1955 In the United Kingdom, the television channel ITV goes live for the first time.

    Also born today:
    1515 Anne of Cleves, 1791 Michael Faraday, 1885 Erich von Stroheim, 1895 Paul Muni, 1902 John Houseman, 1920 Bob Lemon, 1927 Tommy Lasorda, 1952 Paul Le Mat, 1954 Shari Belafonte, 1956 Debby Boone, 1958 Andrea Bocelli, 1961 Scott Baio and 1961 Bonnie Hunt.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3922 on: September 23, 2013, 08:34:32 am »
    Monday, September 23 is the 266th day of the year. There are 99 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    jholl949, byronlin12, sgroyle, JasonColeman, coffeeme, AuthorDanielSpringer, Christine, tomstedham, dallee, shakkra08, AnthonyAshley, Gemmi72, bhagwat68, FantonEsquire, computersale754, acortadino, car56sad, JT Ford and Raysbrain.
    On this day:
    1642 First commencement exercises occur at Harvard College.
    1806 Lewis and Clark return to St. Louis after exploring the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

    1889 Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) is founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.
    1909 The Phantom of the Opera , by French writer Gaston Leroux, is first published as a serialization in Le Gaulois.
    1952 Richard Nixon makes his "Checkers speech".
    2002 The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox ("Phoenix 0.1") is released.

    Also born today:
    480 BC Euripides, 63 BC Augustus Caesar, 1215 Kublai Khan, 1889 Walter Lippmann, 1897 Walter Pidgeon, 1920 Mickey Rooney, 1926 John Coltrane, 1930 Ray Charles, 1938 Romy Schneider, 1943 Julio Iglesias, 1949 Bruce Springsteen and 1959 Jason Alexander.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3923 on: September 25, 2013, 04:42:13 pm »
    Tuesday, September 24 is the 267th day of the year. There are 98 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Today is:
    Heritage Day in South Africa.
    Independence Day in Guinea-Bissau (from Portugal in 1973).
    Republic Day in Trinidad and Tobago.

    Happy Birthday to :
    Mary, knit4keeps, Stephanie924, amanda924, JosephGats, iMav, kitty1456, krislander, endor, MrStatic, Wyatt Bryson, Simon Bever, katyjeanmachine,  everxpanding,
    Amythyst_Raine, Psychology Articles, tomato88, faithanncolburn, SuarezMonica and chalice.

    On this day:
    1780 Benedict Arnold flees to British Army lines when the arrest of British Major John Andr exposes Arnold's plot to surrender West Point.

    1948 The Honda Motor Company is founded.
    1957 President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends 101st Airborne Division troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce desegregation.
    1968 60 Minutes debuts on CBS.
    1979 Compu-Serve launches the first consumer internet service, which features the first public electronic mail service.

    Also born today:
    1755 John Marshall, 1896 F. Scott Fitzgerald, 1921 Jim McKay, 1936 Jim Henson, 1941 Linda McCartney, 1946 "Mean" Joe Greene, 1958 Kevin Sorbo, 1982 Morgan Hamm and 1982 Paul Hamm.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3924 on: September 25, 2013, 04:51:33 pm »
    Wednesday, September 25 is the 268th day of the year. There are 97 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Essensia, pattyfris, Elijsha, michaelmorg45, kirkrose29, Growlights86,
    YasminJasrol, Eileen Muller, lovely13, StevenA, Inpurisnatura, JESE,
    Theresa M Moore, AmyRoseDavis, faithxmarie, NonnieNelson, Mathina,
    Lawrence D. Elliott, jeanhopkins, Robotkinz, Surria, Mathew Reuther and jasongurley.

    On this day:
    1513 Spanish explorer Vasco Nez de Balboa reaches what would become known as the Pacific Ocean.
    1804 The Teton Sioux (a subdivision of the Lakota) demand one of the boats from the Lewis and Clark Expedition as a toll for moving further upriver.
    1890 The U.S. Congress establishes Sequoia National Park.

    1929 Jimmy Doolittle performs the first blind flight from Mitchel Field proving that full instrument flying from take off to landing is possible.
    1992 NASA launches the Mars Observer, a $511 million probe to Mars, in the first U.S. mission to the planet in 17 years. Eleven months later, the probe would fail.

    Also born on this day:
    1764 Fletcher Christian, 1897 William Faulkner, 1906 Dmitri Shostakovich, 1917 Phil Rizzuto, 1926 Aldo Ray, 1929 Barbara Walters, 1930 Shel Silverstein, 1936 Juliet Prowse, 1942 Oscar Bonavena, 1944 Michael Douglas, 1947 Cheryl Tiegs, 1951 Mark Hamill, 1952 Christopher Reeve, 1961 Heather Locklear, 1965 Scottie Pippen, 1968 Will Smith, 1969 Catherine Zeta-Jones and 1975 Matt Hasselbeck.

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