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Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
« Reply #3925 on: September 26, 2013, 05:06:03 am »
Thursday, September 26 is the 269th day of the year. There are 96 days remaining until the end of the year.

Happy Birthday to:
Patrizia, MMXXVII, Rpatterson, raynsally, videoouija, nealford, bernardogamble, jvhitt, Stephanie Mooney, KCecala, DrugWarAnalyst, RichardWillis and David Adams.
On this day:
46 BC Julius Caesar dedicates a temple to his mythical ancestor Venus Genetrix
1580 Sir Francis Drake finishes his circumnavigation of the Earth.
1777 British troops occupy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.
1934 Steamship RMS Queen Mary is launched.

1960 In Chicago, the first televised debate takes place between presidential candidates Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy.
1973 Concorde makes its first non-stop crossing of the Atlantic in record-breaking time.

Also born today:
1774 Johnny Appleseed, 1888 T. S. Eliot, 1889 Martin Heidegger, 1895 George Raft, 1898 George Gershwin, 1914 Jack LaLanne, 1925 Marty Robbins, 1926 Julie London, 1936 Winnie Mandela, 1948 Olivia Newton-John and 1981 Serena Williams.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3926 on: September 27, 2013, 05:16:40 am »
    Friday, September 27 is the 270th day of the year. There are 95 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    BookLover, carl_h, FacelessVoid, SirRoilyWater, josemaria34, christine26, tomasrodriguez, Isolus, Jean C. Gordon and AlanaSiegel.
    On this day:
    1540 The Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) receives its charter from Pope Paul III.
    1821 Mexico gains its independence from Spain.
    1908 The first production of the Ford Model T automobile was built at the Piquette Plant in Detroit, Michigan.

    1954 The nationwide debut of Tonight! (The Tonight Show) hosted by Steve Allen on NBC.
    1964 The Warren Commission releases its report, concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, assassinated President John F. Kennedy.

    Also born today:
    1601 King Louis XIII of France, 1722 Samuel Adams, 1885 Harry Blackstone, Sr., 1896 Sam Ervin, 1920 William Conrad, 1933 Greg Morris, 1934 Wilford Brimley, 1947 Meat Loaf and 1972 Gwyneth Paltrow.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3927 on: September 29, 2013, 05:08:30 am »
    Saturday, September 28 is the 271st day of the year. There are 94 days remaining until the end of the year.

    It is World Rabies Day, Internationally and Ask a Stupid Question Day in the United States.

    Happy Birthday to:
    amandajane92, UrChoice, troybtler, janesmitch23, angelgsler, meganlake04, mitchelhenson, AnnaPescardot, Rachel Forde, markobeezy, Hope Welsh and Dave Adams.
    On this day:
    48 BC Pompey the Great is assassinated on the orders of King Ptolemy of Egypt after landing in Egypt.
    1066 William the Conqueror invades England beginning the Norman Conquest.
    1791 France becomes the first European country to emancipate its Jewish population.
    1928 Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.
    1958 France ratifies a new Constitution of France; the French Fifth Republic is then formed upon the formal adoption of the new constitution on October 4.
    2008 SpaceX launches the first private spacecraft, the Falcon 1 into orbit.


    Also born today:
    551 BC Confucius, 1330 Nicolas Flamel, 1901 Ed Sullivan, 1909 Al Capp, 1916 Peter Finch, 1924 Marcello Mastroianni, 1925 Seymour Cray, 1934 Brigitte Bardot, 1967 Mira Sorvino, 1968 Naomi Watts, 1984 Ryan Zimmerman and 1987 Hilary Duff.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3928 on: September 29, 2013, 05:09:53 am »
    Sunday, September 29 is the 272nd day of the year. There are 93 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Crystalmes, CraigInTwinCities, KaliedaRik, Guida25, glessa24, Gabor, furniture_wholesale, Claude Nougat, cris24, JollyHarvey, Jan-Web-Hosting, AlanJamesKeogh and Jim Chaseley.
    On this day:
    480 BC Battle of Salamis: The Greek fleet under Themistocles defeats the Persian fleet under Xerxes I.
    1907 The cornerstone is laid at Washington National Cathedral in the U.S. capital.

    1916 John D. Rockefeller becomes the first billionaire.
    1954 The convention establishing CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research) is signed.
    1966 The Chevrolet Camaro, originally named Panther, is introduced.
    1990 Construction of the Washington National Cathedral is completed.

    Also born today:
    106 BC Pompey the Great, 1547 Miguel de Cervantes, 1758 Horatio Nelson, 1901 Enrico Fermi, 1904 Greer Garson, 1907 Gene Autry, 1913 Stanley Kramer, 1923 Stan Berenstain, 1931 Anita Ekberg, 1935 Jerry Lee Lewis, 1939 Larry Linville, 1942 Madeline Kahn, 1943 Lech Wałęsa and 1948 Bryant Gumbel.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3929 on: September 30, 2013, 12:06:25 pm »
    Monday, September 30 is the 273rd day of the year. There are 92 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to our resident author C.S. Marks - "archer".

    Happy Birthday to:
    eidahl, Joel Arnold, arcticbanana, Nick Steckel, JasonArnett, Megan Duncan, WilliamRiley, WritergirlinLA, Kimberly Van Meter, kevinrau, luistpuig, Septemberlynngray and wildandlawlesswriters.

    On this day:
    1791 The Magic Flute, the last opera composed by Mozart, receives its premiere performance at Freihaus-Theater auf der Wieden in Vienna, Austria.
    1791 The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jrme Ption as incorruptible patriots.
    1888 Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.
    1927 Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season.

    1949 The Berlin Airlift ends.
    1955 Film icon James Dean dies in a road accident aged 24.
    1980 Ethernet specifications are published by Xerox working with Intel and Digital Equipment Corporation.
    2005 The controversial drawings of Muhammad are printed in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

    Also born today:
    1917 Buddy Rich, 1921 Deborah Kerr, 1924 Truman Capote, 1928 Elie Wiesel, 1931 Angie Dickinson, 1935 Johnny Mathis, 1940 Dewey Martin, 1940 Samuel F. Pickering, Jr., 1942 Frankie Lymon, 1943 Marilyn McCoo, 1947 Rula Lenska, 1953 S. M. Stirling, 1957 Fran Drescher, 1961 Eric Stoltz, 1961 Crystal Bernard and 1971 Jenna Elfman.
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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3930 on: October 01, 2013, 06:08:36 am »
    Tuesday, October 1 is the 274th day of the year. There are 91 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Birthday wishes to Meemo and Jessica Billings.


    Happy Birthday to:
    Meemo, courtenay, Poi Girl, scott_audio, ejbeats, KimberlyinMN), cckbrown, Jeremy C. Shaddix, Appleipad, hostingbiz, Jessica Billings, pcalderon69, wilawill, Ericke12, contyler, kadenn88, Roberto, lynette12, johnb88, henrger12, jamildjonie, understand144, Thomas Hardy, alxgdwin, Alan Ryker, Alisha, martinjones, Meka, MopsaAspom and williamspd.
    On this day:
    331 BC Alexander the Great defeats Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Gaugamela.
    1787 Russians under Alexander Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.
    1811 The first steamboat to sail the Mississippi River arrives in New Orlans, Louisiana.
    1880 John Philip Sousa becomes leader of the United States Marine Band.
    1890 The Yosemite National Park and the Yellowstone National Park are established by the U.S. Congress.

    1908 Ford puts the Model T car on the market at a price of US$825
    1940 The Pennsylvania Turnpike, often considered the first superhighway in the United States, opens to traffic.
    1957 First appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. paper currency.
    1962 First broadcast of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
    1982 EPCOT Center opens at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Florida, United States

    Also born today:
    1910 Bonnie Parker, 1920 Walter Matthau, 1921 James Whitmore, 1924 Jimmy Carter, 1924 William Rehnquist, 1924 Roger Williams, 1928 Laurence Harvey, 1928 George Peppard, 1930 Richard Harris, 1950 Randy Quaid and 1963 Mark McGwire.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3931 on: October 01, 2013, 10:56:58 am »
    Thank you for the birthday shoutout! :D


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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3932 on: October 04, 2013, 04:53:36 am »
    Tuesday, October 2 is the 275th day of the year. There are 90 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    shanb63, symposium85, anneortiz, TriBen, Ltpg37, David Tapp, Phineas21, Namilval21, teesmar, tatum_7, kschles, NaomiMarx, rbborden02, Angerona Love, Lindy and Daniel A. Roberts.
    On this day:
    1187 Siege of Jerusalem: Saladin captures Jerusalem after 88 years of Crusader rule.
    1789 George Washington sends the proposed Constitutional amendments (The United States Bill of Rights) to the States for ratification.
    1950 Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published.

    1959 The anthology series The Twilight Zone premieres on CBS television.
    2002 The Beltway sniper attacks begin, extending over three weeks.

    Also born today:
    1800 Nat Turner, 1869 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, 1871 Cordell Hull, 1890 Groucho Marx, 1895 Bud Abbott, 1904 Graham Greene, 1911 Jack Finney, 1928 George "Spanky" McFarland, 1937 Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., 1949 Annie Leibovitz, 1951 Sting and 1970 Kelly Ripa.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3933 on: October 04, 2013, 05:04:24 am »
    Thursday, October 3 is the 276th day of the year. There are 89 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Birthday wishes to Dennis Batchelder, one of our resident authors.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Athena, Emmalita, denbatch, toddfonseca, tomcdman, BlueEyedMum, Cora, Wilker, rosalee25, daehnp03, mmcdan13, maxspencer, AEZents, Candace Sams, Boyd and matthew j baffoe.
    On this day:
    1712 The Duke of Montrose issues a warrant for the arrest of Rob Roy MacGregor.
    1795 General Napoleon Bonaparte first rises to national prominence being named to defend the French National Convention against armed counter-revolutionary rioters threatening the three year old revolutionary government.
    1863 The last Thursday in November is declared as Thanksgiving Day by President Abraham Lincoln
    1955 The Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.

    1995 O J Simpson acquitted of the murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

    Also born today:
    1900 Thomas Clayton Wolfe, 1925 Gore Vidal, 1938 Eddie Cochran, 1941 Chubby Checker, 1949 Lindsey Buckingham, 1954 Stevie Ray Vaughan, 1964 Clive Owen, 1969 Gwen Stefani and 1975 India Arie.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3934 on: October 04, 2013, 05:07:22 am »
    Friday, October 4 is the 277th day of the year. There are 88 days remaining until the end of the year.

    It is:
    Independence Day in Lesotho
    and World Animal Day

    Happy Birthday to:
    JGA, klon99, USMC1968, Jarrett Rush, Jason G. Anderson, tinmiller28, oscarfoster, drewbaker78, youngadultfiction, John Hennessy, jake fox and LauraLin.
    On this day:
    1535 The first complete English-language Bible (the Coverdale Bible) is printed, with translations by William Tyndale and Miles Coverdale.
    1824 Mexico adopts a new constitution and becomes a federal republic.
    1883 First run of the Orient Express.

    1927 Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mount Rushmore.
    1941 Norman Rockwell's Willie Gillis character debuts on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.

    1988 U.S. televangelist Jim Bakker is indicted for fraud.

    Also born today:
    1822 Rutherford B. Hayes, 1861 Frederic Remington, 1880 Damon Runyon, 1895 Buster Keaton, 1923 Charlton Heston, 1928 Alvin Toffler, 1934 Sam Huff, 1937 Jackie Collins, 1941 Anne Rice, 1946 Susan Sarandon and 1976 Alicia Silverstone.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3935 on: October 05, 2013, 06:55:15 am »
    Saturday, October 5 is the 278th day of the year. There are 87 days remaining until the end of the year.

    It is:
    Republic Day in Portugal
    and World Teachers' Day

    Happy Birthday to:
    AuxDeputy, limtk55, earlfox, oorwullie, james009, Lovemumu, Lossangel1314, jycliffordy, YEhayeahLk4h, horsewisevt, insafmare, Lolita Lopez, Jeroen Steenbeeke, dldkrypto and KA Poe.
    On this day:
    1793 French Revolution: Christianity is disestablished in France.
    1905 Wilbur Wright pilots Wright Flyer III in a flight of 24 miles in 39 minutes.

    1910 Revolution in Portugal, monarchy overthrown, a republic declared
    1944 Suffrage is extended to women in France.
    1947 The first televised White House address is given by U.S. President Harry S. Truman.
    1969 The first episode of the famous comedy show Monty Python's Flying Circus aired on BBC

    Also born today:
    1703 Jonathan Edwards, 1713 Denis Diderot, 1829 Chester A. Arthur, 1882 Robert Goddard, 1902 Ray Kroc, 1917 Allen Ludden, 1919 Donald Pleasence, 1951 Karen Allen, 1957 Bernie Mac, 1960 Daniel Baldwin, 1965 Mario Lemieux, 1975 Kate Winslet and 1983 Nicky Hilton.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3936 on: October 06, 2013, 07:31:11 pm »
    Sunday, October 6 is the 279th day of the year. There are 86 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Birthday wishes to Brendan Carroll.

    This is German-American Day in the United States.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Brendan Carroll, OliviaD, efficient33, novelimagination, CalissaLeigh, jawnaw2000, Fersobu, ajalbrinck, erikwecks and S.P. van der Lee.
    On this day:
    1600 Jacopo Peri's Euridice, the earliest surviving opera, receives its premire performance in Florence, signifying the beginning of the Baroque Period
    1683 William Penn brings 13 German immigrant families to the colony of Pennsylvania, marking the first immigration of German people to America.
    1889 Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture.
    1927 Opening of The Jazz Singer, the first prominent talking movie.
    1976 Massacre of students gathering at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand

    Also born today:
    1846 George Westinghouse, 1908 Carole Lombard, 1942 Britt Ekland and 1955 Tony Dungy.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3937 on: October 07, 2013, 05:06:03 am »
    Monday, October 7 is the 280th day of the year. There are 85 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    rocky mountain reader, JenniferNaylor, Harclubs, sndybch, efficient88, wina33 and cures.
    On this day:
    3761 BC The epoch (origin) of the modern Hebrew calendar (Proleptic Julian calendar).
    1542 Explorer Cabrillo discovers Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.
    1763 George III of Great Britain issues British Royal Proclamation of 1763, closing aboriginal lands in North America north and west of Alleghenies to white settlements.
    1959 U.S.S.R. probe Luna 3 transmits the first ever photographs of the far side of the Moon.

    1982 Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.

    Also born today:
    1885 Niels Bohr, 1905 Andy Devine, 1911 Vaughn Monroe, 1917 June Allyson, 1931 Desmond Tutu, 1943 Oliver North, 1951 John Mellencamp, 1952 Vladimir Putin, 1955 Yo-Yo Ma, 1959 Simon Cowell, 1967 Toni Braxton and 1976 Taylor Hicks.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3938 on: October 08, 2013, 06:20:51 am »
    Tuesday, October 8 is the 282nd day of the year. There are 84 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Happy Birthday to:
    akpak, TheBroad, Herman, Colin Timmis, autoprt, rogered, ELBigelow, Bowers Publishing, lexa and edrogers.
    On this day:
    1480 Great standing on the Ugra river, a standoff between the forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and the Grand Duke Ivan III of Russia, which results in the retreat of the Tataro-Mongols and the eventual disintegration of the Horde.
    1860 Telegraph line between Los Angeles and San Francisco opens.

    1967 Guerrilla leader Che Guevara and his men are captured in Bolivia.
    1982 Cats opens on Broadway and runs for nearly 18 years before closing on September 10, 2000.


    Also born today:
    1890 Edward Rickenbacker, 1895 Juan Pern, 1920 Frank Herbert, 1936 Rona Barrett, 1939 Paul Hogan, 1941 Jesse Jackson, 1943 Chevy Chase, 1946 Dennis Kucinich, 1948 Benjamin Cheever, 1949 Sigourney Weaver, 1956 Stephanie Zimbalist, 1970 Matt Damon and 1980 Nick Cannon.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3939 on: October 10, 2013, 04:42:38 pm »
    Wednesday, October 9 is the 282nd day of the year. There are 83 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Today would be John Lennon's Birthday.
    It is also Leif Erikson Day in the United States, Iceland and Norway.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Shari, Rayne, SteveSmith80, Wren Emerson, jrobert1122, r79TyroneGCUTLER, Miller11, DanDillard, oC9ohngohdb, xploit, markecooper, alberto, Sarah.H.Redhead and DefySense.
    On this day:
    768 Carloman I and Charlemagne are crowned Kings of The Franks.
    1635 Founder of Rhode Island Roger Williams is banished from the Massachusetts Bay Colony as a religious dissident after he speaks out against punishments for religious offenses and giving away Native American land.
    1888 The Washington Monument officially opens to the general public.

    1919 Black Sox scandal: The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series.
    1986 The musical The Phantom of the Opera has its first performance at Her Majesty's Theatre in London.

    Also born today:
    1873 Charles Walgreen, 1918 Lila Kedrova, 1925 Johnny Stompanato, 1935 Prince Edward, Duke of Kent, 1940 John Lennon, 1941 Trent Lott, 1944 John Entwistle, 1948 Jackson Browne, 1952 Sharon Osbourne, 1953 Tony Shalhoub, 1954 Scott Bakula, 1954 John O'Hurley, 1958 Michael Pare, 1964 Guillermo del Toro and 1975 Sean Lennon.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3940 on: October 10, 2013, 04:45:57 pm »
    Thursday, October 10 is the 283rd day of the year. There are 82 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Today is:
    Moi Day in Kenya and
    World Day Against Death Penalty and
    World Mental Health Day.

    Happy Birthday to:
    didir1010, klrodrigues, TobyZ48195, Tabby, johndwson, babylove123, pqwxjunk, Mary Taylor, peterb526, jeniferzoma, prostores , stacipursley, facebook2010, dedicatedserver, peterswl, control360xbox, grayausting, watsonkristie44, wilmap, jasonpilkin, anhthe, passionplaytours, huggiereview123, babydoll2010, kevinrudolf10, eight77probate), willcorna, gatorhatch, jammitta, maxlina, alistuart, stvndaughtry888, planning555, xayle, fanara, thampton9, uniqugift), lucius5, Weilaijc, lazrut599, leomond7, xdebsib, marjorie47, cliff86, tom91, Ronalds, roxybuk, nina10, carmen32, jscott553, tjhorn553, seanmscott69, millard52english, danharen10, pensacolaf, roto10, Doug Taylor, shawn57, verawang30, arthurmoyer12, albert_warrior, marys650, walterchrysler, christian89, jake30596, jandjs67, AnthonyWilliams23, gamerpcawesome, ela104, realestatechicago, warepublic, laljhuti, BarMantle, rlndjason5, khimmy_002, egegriffin621, nilholud, trcmrph6, dotsonsharon, Bantningspiller, Lukaszw), marialappi01, nbluenbear, Aulet156, Dorethea, paulmurray010, DonaldRodriguez2010, icedive, AwsomeNetwork, andrea85, JenSmith17), dwayrich1, thomas202, Wahnond, pedroxing80, Michael Delmo, John Tyler, G0ddard, JulietaBresn, Zeinie, tophotels1, cherry83, vince19, rodriguesabigail52, HolyIdle, levie10, pinnaclemoving, erenretno, arnick37, tomgray230, menaco, jinkzy10, Wafeeq21, Kathy03, RupertDoyle, imrankhan007, AndrewClarke01, HowardDixon1, luefiona, Dick Albert, TrevorMorley, fritzie24, WilliamRaven, JackTurpin1, tinabell37, NevilleSpeller, GarryP87, eelvinasstorey, GordonMirren, sesawa234, jefferyth972, dorothyford_20, aizen789, CharlesNton, jaylord23, AugustusGogan, StratfordBean, vina1434, Eric99wilson, jayannpolar, TomHawkins02, frankz16, homeandbeds, jonard44, rachelmchill, hchris195, janes23, amy.george19, vannesa.hall19, mhanrry7980, wearefriends04, philip45yake, shaiyajones19, alyson.dyke, janenelson85, byardbro79, swainbuil81, lilynette89, angelique13, Kapimwe, Bojosim, Bobinezu, cheche25, Chaoziv, melissa.71, Ayhner, Chuizlif, monica.45, rtorrey08, Jinoada, Hayden2Grearel, Peterlaw49, haanchy91, crystal20, Choizoar, froynaa22, ArchFrost26, ADOLFO, ryanivan31, Delilah978, Zentaucik, Earnest215, Keegan21, alexhutton, Vera R., chad207eh, CharlieSelf, zinc_sulfate, glenquiny and SimonWilsonAuthor.

    On this day:
    1845 In Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval School (later renamed the United States Naval Academy) opens with 50 midshipmen students and seven professors
    1967 The Outer Space Treaty, signed on January 27 by more than sixty nations, comes into force.
    1971 Sold, dismantled and moved to the United States, London Bridge reopens in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.


    Also born today:
    1813 Giuseppe Verdi, 1830 Queen Isabella II of Spain, 1900 Helen Hayes, 1914 Ivory Joe Hunter, 1917 Thelonious Monk, 1924 James Clavell, 1924 Ed Wood, 1930 Harold Pinter, 1941 Peter Coyote, 1946 Ben Vereen, 1950 Nora Roberts, 1954 David Lee Roth, 1958 Tanya Tucker, 1959 Bradley Whitford, 1965 Toshi, 1969 Brett Favre, 1973 Mario Lpez and 1974 Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3941 on: October 11, 2013, 07:03:28 am »
    Friday, October 11 is the 284th day of the year. There are 81 days remaining until the end of the year.

    This is General Pulaski Memorial Day in the United States.

    Special Birthday wishes to Angela.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Kimblee, Yollo, madelonw1011, johnhomer236, frankfus12, billparker4568,
     JennaAnderson, joshuae126, lene1949, loraine33, hyminer, dianna, Angela, Maddie32, milapotter23,
     alfonso.alexa, clairematt20, sewlynnie, DougScott, chloefoster19, tanyah, monicab10, trisha.tack, amymdz,
     alixzarat, zacmdz, Susanb11, Carolyng11, anismd, blakemdz, dylanenzo, SWeiss and gary sapp.

    On this day:
    1890 In Washington, DC, the Daughters of the American Revolution is founded.
    1910 Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane.
    1954 First Indochina War: The Viet Minh take control of North Vietnam.
    1975 The NBC sketch comedy/variety show Saturday Night Live debuts with George Carlin as the host and Andy Kaufman, Janis Ian and Billy Preston as guests.


    Also born today:
    1844 Henry Heinz, 1884 Eleanor Roosevelt, 1918 Jerome Robbins, 1925 Elmore Leonard, 1932 Dottie West, 1946 Daryl Hall, 1947 Thomas Boswell, 1962 Joan Cusack, 1965 Luke Perry, 1968 Jane Krakowski, 1976 Emily Deschanel and 1989 Michelle Wie.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3942 on: October 12, 2013, 06:07:00 am »
    Saturday, October 12 is the 285th day of the year. There are 80 days remaining until the end of the year.

    It is Children's Day in Brazil.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Zeronewbury, danfan, Jenny8512, Taborcarn, fisher203, johnray, trishamc, TrishaStyles, peterburg, alansimonbooks, MichaelVaughan, nicky040, helentaylor142, T2dt2, sarahtaylor142, PhilTyler02, sarahalfred142, randybrown112, robertbabin112, doyphilip, adamelijah, markmather112, marktaylor142, seandunne112, janetwilliams11, ianfreed112, Nathan Lowell, georgemdz, jeffesonst, jonhmi, emmamarko112, annamaples112, edwinc112, nicoleblair112, Alleysa, Allanne, iseckjones, shiraroberts112, trishajoybale, wendywilliams112, armilougene, josephjack112, William BK., brendakage, ninaemery112, coy4chase, garydoane112, tinaharrison112, curtiszarat, achillemdz, gabrielscott112, juliesutton112, msdolly90, andyariel, johngarrett112, glenjames112, Gordon Kirkland, jacobs, ronaldpark112, robertpeck112, janetate112, DiMyDarling, jehopkins, James Blanchard Cisneros, editor_maki, kellybords, Jimblob, donnajherren, KatieMP and RichPascual.

    On this day:
    1492 Christopher Columbus's expedition makes landfall in the Caribbean, specifically in The Bahamas.
    1792 First celebration of Columbus Day in the USA held in New York
    1892 The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited by students in many US public schools, as part of a celebration marking the 400th anniversary of Columbus's voyage.
    1901 President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the "Executive Mansion" to the White House.
    1960 Cold War: Nikita Khrushchev pounds his shoe on a desk at United Nations General Assembly meeting to protest a Philippine assertion of Soviet Union colonial policy being conducted in Eastern Europe

    1979 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the first of five books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy science fiction series by Douglas Adams is published.
    2010 The first miner from 33 in Chile is out after 69 days and was out at 22:12 eastern time.

    Also born today:
    1932 Dick Gregory, 1935 Luciano Pavarotti, 1944 Angela Rippon, 1970 Kirk Cameron, 1975 Marion Jones and 1977 Bode Miller.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3943 on: October 13, 2013, 04:57:14 am »
    Sunday, October 13 is the 286th day of the year. There are 79 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Birthday Wishes to MAGreen.

    Happy Birthday to:
    MAGreen, raccemup, pagerd, poo, Oogie Pringle, 3karenarbutine, kathyglen, Ferrd, slark10, arayakota, vkr678, jasonmtucker, sanprice11, ch4rleslws, thevictorbook, Bernard J. Schaffer, Andrew Butcher and uppastmidnight.
    On this day:
    54 Nero ascends to the Roman throne
    1307 Hundreds of Knights Templar in France are simultaneously arrested by agents of Phillip the Fair, to be later tortured into a "confession" of heresy. (the basis for the "Friday the 13th being a bad omen")
    1884 Greenwich, in London, England, is established as Universal Time meridian of longitude.

    1923 Ankara replaces Istanbul as the capital of Turkey.
    1946 France adopts the constitution of the Fourth Republic.
    2010 A live television audience of over 1 billion viewers watched as 33 miners were rescued following a cave-in at the San Jos Mine in the Atacama Desert of Chile.

    Also born today:
    1244 Jaques de Molay, Grand Master of the Knights Templar, 1853 Lillie Langtry, 1890 Conrad Richter, 1909 Art Tatum, 1909 Herbert Block, 1915 Cornel Wilde, 1917 Burr Tillstrom, 1921 Yves Montand, 1925 Lenny Bruce, 1925 Margaret Thatcher, 1941 Paul Simon, 1959 Marie Osmond, 1962 Jerry Rice, 1969 Nancy Kerrigan and 1971 Sacha Baron Cohen.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3944 on: October 14, 2013, 05:47:11 am »
    Monday, October 14 is the 289th day of the year. There are 78 days remaining until the end of the year.

    This is  Mother's Day in Belarus and Teachers' Day in Poland.

    Happy Birthday to:
    Lizzarddance, gasoonergirl, kenlewis, malina, loftismorgan, pmichael27, wadells27, rodz006, LaikaSS2,  griffsmom, jenijay, shanelindsay, Arbie Nelson, DavidPForsyth, nel54wan and Kailei Wiseman.
    On this day:
    1066 Battle of Hastings In England on Senlac Hill the Norman forces of William the Conqueror defeat the English army and kill King Harold II of England.
    1322 Robert the Bruce of Scotland defeats King Edward II of England at Byland, forcing Edward to accept Scotland's independence.
    1586 Mary, Queen of Scots, goes on trial for conspiracy against Elizabeth I of England.
    1884 The American inventor, George Eastman, receives a U.S. Government patent on his new paper-strip photographic film.

    1926 The children's book Winnie-the-Pooh, by A.A. Milne, is first published.

    Also born today:
    1644 William Penn, 1890 Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1893 Lillian Gish, 1894 E. E. Cummings, 1916 C. Everett Koop, 1927 Roger Moore, 1939 Ralph Lauren, 1952 Harry Anderson, 1953 Greg Evigan, 1978 Usher and 1979 Stacy Keibler.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3945 on: October 15, 2013, 05:02:38 am »
    Tuesday, October 15 is the 288th day of the year. There are 77 days remaining until the end of the year.

    This is Global Handwashing Day, also National Tree Planting Day in Sri Lanka and Teachers' Day in Brazil.

    Happy Birthday to:
    MelissaMarx, gatorhost, KateRyan, amy1918, michellebrwn, obama1a, johnnyb, Lonepalm, HoneyLouise, diets, LadyLis, Manxel21, blanchette, ClaytonMaxwell, pwtucker, margar8e, amandabinere, Matt Maxwell and Robin Piggott.
    On this day:
    1764 Edward Gibbon observes a group of friars singing in the ruined Temple of Jupiter in Rome, which inspires him to begin work on The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.
    1783 The Montgolfier brothers' hot air balloon marks the first human ascent, by Jean-Franois Piltre de Rozier

    1880 Mexican soldiers kill Victorio, one of the greatest Apache military strategists.
    1888 The "From Hell" letter sent by Jack the Ripper is received by the investigators.
    1956 Fortran, the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time
    1971 The start of the 2500-year celebration of Iran, celebrating the birth of Persia.
    1989 Wayne Gretzky becomes the all-time leading points scorer in the NHL.

    Also born today:
    70 BC Virgil, 1844 Friedrich Nietzsche, 1858 John L. Sullivan, 1881 P. G. Wodehouse, 1908 John Kenneth Galbraith, 1917 Arthur Schlesinger Jr., 1920 Mario Puzo, 1924 Lee Iacocca, 1926 Jean Peters, 1942 Penny Marshall, 1945 Jim Palmer, 1959 Sarah Ferguson and 1959 Emeril Lagasse.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3946 on: October 16, 2013, 02:51:44 am »

    Special Happy Birthday to 911jason

    Hey Geoff, a very belated Thank you! Shows you how rarely I get on KB these days... :'(

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3947 on: October 16, 2013, 05:06:03 am »
    Hey Geoff, a very belated Thank you! Shows you how rarely I get on KB these days... :'(
    Jason, it is good to see you back, if only briefly.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3948 on: October 16, 2013, 05:08:48 am »
    Wednesday, October 16 is the 289th day of the year. There are 76 days remaining until the end of the year.

    It is Boss' day in U.S. and Canada, Teacher's Day in Chile and World Food Day.

    Happy Birthday to:
    MonaSW, brianm, amandaray169, Farida Mestek, K. A. Jordan, TotallyEpic, gregoryklein, rickwnc, Mimir, ryandevinney444 Lexxycyan,  J. Joseph Wright, StephanieRabig, roniewatt, Alychic, Peter John Lucking, Swapan Khanna and cekilgore.
    On this day:
    1781 George Washington captures Yorktown, Virginia after the Siege of Yorktown.
    1793 Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, is guillotined at the height of the French Revolution.
    1846 William TG Morton first demonstrated ether anesthesia at the Massachusetts General Hospital
    1859 John Brown leads a raid on Harper's Ferry, West Virginia.

    1923 The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy Disney.
    1962 Cuban Missile Crisis between the United States and Cuba begins.
    1984 Desmond Tutu is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Also born today:
    1854 Oscar Wilde, 1886 David Ben-Gurion, 1888 Eugene O'Neill, 1923 Bert Kaempfert, 1925 Angela Lansbury, 1927 Gnter Grass, 1931 Charles Colson, 1946 Suzanne Somers, 1958 Tim Robbins, 1962 Manute Bol and 1975 Kellie Martin.

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    Re: The (Almost) Official Happy Birthday Thread
    « Reply #3949 on: October 17, 2013, 04:53:33 am »
    Thursday, October 17 is the 290th day of the year. There are 75 days remaining until the end of the year.

    Special Birthday Wishes to NogDog.

    Today is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

    Happy Birthday to:
    KumaJim,  brenwinter, Plexar, MageGap, NavyGirl Leigh, esecuredata03, ciscokid, NogDog, marivic23, LiliTufel, Larry Buttram, kimfuji, sherylh96, Nealiios, vivianwood, pauldude000, girlvsplanet and TheBookieMonster.
    On this day.
    1781 General Charles Cornwallis offers his surrender to the American revolutionists at Yorktown, Virginia.
    1907 Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service.

    1933 Albert Einstein, fleeing Nazi Germany, moves to the U.S..
    1979 Mother Teresa awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Also born today:
    1886 Spring Byington, 1900 Jean Arthur, 1903 Nathanael West, 1915 Arthur Miller, 1918 Rita Hayworth, 1920 Montgomery Clift, 1921 Tom Poston, 1930 Jimmy Breslin, 1938 Evel Knievel, 1942 Gary Puckett, 1948 Margot Kidder, 1948 George Wendt, 1948 Robert Jordan, 1972 Eminem and 1972 Wyclef Jean.

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