Wednesday, May 31, 2006


Of course, he won't see this, not having a computer, but anyway:
89 years old today, congratulations Dad! I hope I live as long (but not if I get Alzheimer's).

Famous people born on this date:
Walt Whitman(1819), Don Ameche(1908),Dad(he's famous to me)(1917), Prince Rainier of Monaco(1923), Clint Eastwood(1930), Peter Yarrow(1938), Joe Namath(1943), Tom Berenger(1958), Chris Elliot(1960)-no relation-haha, Lea Thompson(1961),& Brooke Shields(1965).

Notable events from this date in history:
1962:Israel hanged Adolf Eichmann for war crimes.
1902:Peace treaty signed ending the Boer War in South Africa.
1889:Johnstown,PA flood kills more than 2,200 people.
1790:George Washington signs bill creating first U.S. copyright law.

And my personal favorite:
1678:Lady Godiva makes her famous naked ride through Coventry, England...

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