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The man of the day j_koei !

j_koei It's your birthday...

Guess what?

Scorpio - Honesty makes you rich if you consider the value of sleeping with a clear conscience. Others think better thoughts about you when you're true to yourself. Today's fair deal brings tomorrow's repeat customer.

On this day...

324 -BC- Origin of Era of Alexander
295 Origin of Era of Ascension
607 Boniface III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1775 General Washington forbids recruiting officers enlisting blacks
1859 Jules Leotard performs 1st Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris). He also designed the garment that bears his name
1873 Bay District Race Track opens
1892 Pudge Heffelfinger receives $500, becomes 1st pro football player
1892 Allegheny Athletic Association beats Pittsburgh Athletic Club, 4-0 in football
1910 1st Movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon
1915 Britain annexes Gilbert & Ellice Islands
1918 Emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic
1919 Ross & Smith start a 1 month flight from London to Australia
1920 Judge Kennesaw Mountain Landis elected 1st baseball commissioner
1921 Washington Conference for Limitation of Armaments
1927 Notre Dame's Fighting Irish changes blue jerseys for green
1927 Trotsky expelled from Soviet CP; Stalin becomes undisputed dictator
1928 British steamer "Vestris" capsizes & sinks off Virginia, kills 110
1931 NHL's Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto, Leafs beat Black Hawks 2-1
1933 1st known photo of Loch Ness monster (or whatever) is taken
1933 1st Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal)
1933 Nazis receive 92% of vote in Germany
1936 1st TV Gardening show
1936 Oakland Bay Bridge opens
1938 Hermann Goering announces he wants Madagascar as a Jewish homeland
1939 Jews of Lodz Poland are ordered to wear yellow armbands
1940 Blizzard strikes midwest, 154 die (69 on boat on Great Lakes)
1941 Germany's drive to take Moscow halted
1941 WOV-AM & WNEW-AM in New York City swap call letters
1944 German battleship "Tirpitz" sunk off Norway
1946 1st driv-up bank window established (Chicago)
1946 Walt Disney's "Song Of The South" released
1947 KPO-AM in San Francisco CA changes call letters to KNBC (now KNBR)
1948 Japanese premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal
1950 Gene Roberts sets NFL NY Giant rushing record (218 yards) vs Chicago Cards
1951 17 die in a train crash in Woodstock AL
1953 US district Judge Grim, rules NFL can black out TV home games
1954 Ellis Island, immigration station in NY Harbor, closed
1955 Date returned to in "Back to the Future" & "Back to the Future II"
1955 E Arcaro, E Sande & G Woolf 1st inductees in Jockey hall of fame
1956 Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, 1st sighted
1960 Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails at 10 cm altitude
1964 Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 MPH
1965 Venera 2 launched by Soviet Union toward Venus
1966 High schooler Robert Smith kills 7 for fame
1970 Cleveland Cavaliers 1st NBA victory (11th game), beating Portland 105-103
1975 Supreme Court Justice William O Douglas retired after 36 years
1977 Ernest N Morial elected mayor of New Orleans
1977 New Orleans elects 1st black mayor, Ernest (Dutch) Morial
1979 Tony Franklin of Philadelphia Eagles kicks 59-yard field goal
1979 US halts Iranian oil imports & freezes Iranian assets
1980 NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana
1980 US space probe Voyager I approaches 77,000-mi (124,000 km) of Saturn
1981 1st balloon crossing of the Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)
1981 2nd shuttle mission-1st time spacecraft launched twice (Columbia 2)
1981 Billy Martin named AL Manager of the Year (Oakland A's)
1982 Yuri V Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as Soviet leader
1983 4 die in a train crash in Marshall Texas
1983 NJ Devils 1st overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3
1984 Paul McCartney releases "We All Stand Together"
1984 Space shuttle astronauts snared a satellite 1st space salvage
1985 STS 61-B vehicle moves to the launch pad
1987 Heavy snow closes schools from DC to Maine
1988 Japan beats MLB All-Star team 5-4 in Tokyo (Game 6 of 7)
1989 Brazil holds 1st free presidential election in 29 years
1991 "Full House" 100th episode-The twins are born


( 3 comments — Leave a comment )
Nov. 12th, 2003 06:00 am (UTC)
Where'd you get all those? Is there a "guess what happened on this day.com" website?
Nov. 12th, 2003 06:05 am (UTC)

It's pretty cool I like it .. ^_^
Nov. 12th, 2003 03:12 pm (UTC)
Ack, I knew I spawned some sort of demonic evil with my birth...

"1991 "Full House" 100th episode-The twins are born"


Much love, Steph, and thanks for some wonderful birthday greets :)
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