Thursday, July 24, 2008

Halfway to Vertical



RA turned 45 today.

Others whose odometers clicked today include:

Lynda Carter
Jennifer Lopez
Amelia Earhart
Bella Abzug
Simón Bolívar
Bindi Irwin
Banana Yoshimoto (We just like her name)
Pam Tillis
Charlie Crist (dang!)
Michael Richards (dang!)
Ruth Buzzi
Zelda Fitzgerald
Camrin Jade Schwartz

and many, many more.

Other July 24 Notes:

Today is the feast day of Christina the Astonishing.

In 1948, Marvin the Martian made his first appearance, in the cartoon Haredevil Hare.

In 1823, slavery was abolished in Chile.

In 1969, Apollo 11 splashed down in the Pacific.

In 1487, Citizens of Leeuwarden, Netherlands struck against ban on foreign beer.

In 1567, Mary Queen of Scots was deposed and replaced by her 1 year old son James VI.

3 Comments:

Anonymous VS said...

Happy Birthday Ron

Thu Jul 24, 10:58:00 AM EDT  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ron,
Happy Birthday to you...Happy Birthday to you....and many more - you young'un!

Thu Jul 24, 01:20:00 PM EDT  
Blogger Smashed said...

Thanks VS, Thanks Anon (RV?).

Thu Jul 24, 06:20:00 PM EDT  

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