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And on this day..

Well last night I was watching my Sci fi Channel.

 

I am now considering Wed a block out period of submitting the powers of the TV.

Damn them for putting on shows that are on my favorite topics!!!! GAH..

 

In other news my mom gave me an early B-day gift. It’s a black diem jacket with a Phoenix on it! :grins: Needless to say I am a easily amused with a phoenix Theme!

 

:nuzzles her Jacket: Myyyyyy Jacket!!!

 

Alone we can do so little,

together we can do so much

                                                                Helen Keller

 

Now for something distrusting

 

So I was checking on stuff of October 12th

Things I already knew on my Birthday

  • COLUMBUS REACHES THE NEW WORLD:October 12, 1492
  • 1970 - Kirk Cameron, actor was born
  • 1935 - Luciano Pavarotti, opera singer

           

Things I didn’t know that happened on my Birthday.

  • 1870 Robert E. Lee dies
  • 1946 Gen. Joseph Stilwell dies
  • 1940 The Cowboy actor Tom Mix dies in an Arizona car accident
  • Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig marries Princess Therese of Saxony – Hildburghausen. The festivities became a yearly event and evolved into the present-day Oktoberfest celebration of beer and bratwurst.
  • 1872 Birth of English composer Ralph Vaughan Williams (died 1958). He wrote nine symphonies, notably London and A Sea Symphony. He is best remembered for his use of folk-song in his orchestral pieces.
  • 1977 Sweden agrees to cancel over $200 million in debts owed by eight Third World nations.

 

 

October 12, 1997 John Denver, country star (Country Boy), dies in plain crash at 53

October 12, 1996 David Gilroy Bevan, politician, dies at 86

October 12, 1996 Jack Robertson, cricketer (Midsex & Eng open bat 11 Tests), dies at 79

October 12, 1996 Pavel Alexandrovich Solovyov, aero-engine designer, dies at 79

October 12, 1996 Trevor Illtyd williams, scientific writer, dies at 75

October 12, 1996 Vernon Elliott, musician/composer, dies at 84

October 12, 1995 Eleanor Aller, cellist, dies at 78

October 12, 1995 Gary Bond, actor (Outback, Zulu, Anne of Thousand Days), dies at 55

October 12, 1993 Leon Ames, actor (Father of the Bride), dies at 91 of stroke

October 12, 1992 Alexander Pola, [Abraham Polak], actor/writer (Farce Major), dies

October 12, 1992 John Hancock, actor (Catch the Heat), dies of a heart attack at 51

October 12, 1992 Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident

October 12, 1991 Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92

October 12, 1991 Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89

October 12, 1991 Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75

October 12, 1990 Max Tailleur, adjunct prince Bernhard/Jewish humorist, dies

October 12, 1990 Rifaat Maghub, president Egyptian MP, murdered

October 12, 1989 Franco, [Francis Luambo/"Makiadi"], Zaire composer/music, dies at 51

October 12, 1989 Jay Ward, cartoonist (Rocky & his Friends), dies at 79

October 12, 1988 Ken Murray, actor (Bill & Coo, Crooner, Half-Marriage), dies at 85

October 12, 1987 Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100

October 12, 1987 Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67), dies at 77

October 12, 1985 Johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75

October 12, 1985 Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's), dies of AIDS at 32

October 12, 1983 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61

October 12, 1982 Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer, dies at 73

October 12, 1979 Celia Lovsky, actress (Airport, Harlow, T'Pau-Star Trek), dies at 82

October 12, 1977 Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81

October 12, 1974 Joseph Frederick Wagner, composer, dies at 74

October 12, 1971 Dean G Acheson, US foreign minister (1949-53), dies at 78

October 12, 1971 Gene Vincent, rocker, dies of bleeding ulcers at 36

October 12, 1969 Serge Poliakoff, Russ/French painter, dies

October 12, 1969 Sonja Henie, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1928, 32, 36), dies at 57

October 12, 1967 Nat Pendleton, Olympic wrestler/actor (Reckless), dies at 72

October 12, 1966 Arthur Vincent Lourie, composer, dies at 74

October 12, 1964 J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office

October 12, 1960 Inejiro Asanuma, leader Japanese Socialist Party, murdered at 61

October 12, 1959 Arnoldt Bronnen, writer, dies at 63

October 12, 1958 Ed Hinton, actor (Henderson-I Lived 3 Lives), dies at 30

October 12, 1958 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect/painter, dies at 59

October 12, 1951 Simon Kimbangu/Kibangu, Congo prophet, dies in captivity at 62

October 12, 1948 Alfred Kerr, writer, dies at 80

October 12, 1947 Nelson Betancourt, cricket wicketkeeper (WI Test 1930), dies at 42

October 12, 1946 Joseph W Stilwell, US general (China), dies

October 12, 1945 Jesse James Payne, lynched in Madison County Florida

October 12, 1940 Tom Mix, US actor (Texan, Hidden Gold), dies at 60

October 12, 1938 Hugh Massie, cricketer (9 Tests for Australia 1881-85, capt), dies

October 12, 1936 B L T Bosanquet, cricketer (1st great googly bowler, England), dies

October 12, 1929 Max Ettlinger, German philosopher/theorist, dies at 52

October 12, 1924 Anatole France, writer, dies at 80

October 12, 1924 Monroe A Althouse, composer, dies at 71

October 12, 1923 A P "Bunny" Lucas, cricketer (five Tests for England 1879-82), dies

October 12, 1922 Daisy M C Baers, Flemish philosophy/theory, dies at 33

October 12, 1915 Edith L Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II)

October 12, 1870 Robert E Lee, General of Confederate Army, dies at 63

October 12, 1865 William Vincent Wallace, composer, dies at 53

October 12, 1864 Roger Taney, 5th Supreme Court Chief Justice (1836-64), dies at 87

October 12, 1860 Henry G W Smith, leader of British-Indian forces, dies at 73

October 12, 1858 Ando Hiroshige, Japanese painter, dies at 61

October 12, 1844 Claude Tillier, French journalist/writer (My Uncle Benjamin), dies

October 12, 1837 Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62

October 12, 1829 Jacobus Blue, Dutch regent/patriot, dies at about 73

October 12, 1820 Elias Annes Borger, theologist/poet (Ode on the Rhine), dies at 36

October 12, 1817 Johann Franz Xaver Sterkel, composer, dies at 66

October 12, 1797 Pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84

October 12, 1794 James Lyon, composer, dies at 59

October 12, 1791 A L Karschin, writer, dies at 68

October 12, 1730 Frederik IV, king of Denmark/Norway (1699-1730), dies

October 12, 1694 Matsuo Basho, greatest Japanese haiku poet, dies

October 12, 1692 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer, dies at 60

October 12, 1685 Geeraerdt Burns, theologist/poet/historian, dies at 59

October 12, 1672 Frederik of Nassau, count of Buren, slain in battle

October 12, 1654 Dirck Graswinckel, Dutch court clerk of States-General, dies at 66

October 12, 1654 Rembrandt Carel Fabritius, painter, dies in an accident

October 12, 1646 Francois De Bassompierre, marshal of France, dies

October 12, 1576 Maximiliaan II, German king/Kaiser (1564-76), dies

October 12, 1343 Reinald II, duke of Gelre, dies

October 12, 1320 Michael IX Paleologi, emperor of Byzantine (1295-1320), dies

October 12, 1093 Robrecht de Fries, earl of Flanders (1071-93), dies at about 62

October 12, 642 Johannes IV, Dalmatisch Pope (640-42), dies

October 12, 638 Honorius I, [dux plebis], Italian Pope, dies 

Comments

( 11 comments — Leave a comment )
sp8cemonkee
Oct. 7th, 2004 08:18 am (UTC)
la de da
Was Ludwig II the son of Ludwig and Therese? And he was the one that created all the castles, like Neuschwanstein castle, and was called Ludwig the Mad, and had a secret love affair with Richard Wagner, the famous composer?

(useless news question)
twilightfenix
Oct. 7th, 2004 08:43 am (UTC)
Re: la de da
Hmm not for sure I would have to do some homework and see
sp8cemonkee
Oct. 7th, 2004 08:49 am (UTC)
Re: la de da
HAHAHA....right-e-o, lady, right-e-o
twilightfenix
Oct. 7th, 2004 09:13 am (UTC)
Re: la de da
Maximilian II of Bavaria and the 19-year-old Protestant Princess Marie of Prussia (who happened also to be her husband's cousin).

Were Ludwig II's Parents ;)
sp8cemonkee
Oct. 7th, 2004 09:28 am (UTC)
Re: la de da
oh....ok, then. gracias, mi amiga.
twilightfenix
Oct. 7th, 2004 09:29 am (UTC)
Re: la de da
any time. I am glad I could be educational. ;)
whitetigergeek
Oct. 7th, 2004 08:44 am (UTC)
wednesday TV time
gee, i wonder what subject that is? ;) I saw one of the shows and taped Ghost Hunters. Going to watch it today.
twilightfenix
Oct. 7th, 2004 09:03 am (UTC)
Re: wednesday TV time
It's okay .. V_V I think we could make a better Ghost hunter Team..
whitetigergeek
Oct. 7th, 2004 09:23 am (UTC)
Re: wednesday TV time
True that. Ghost Hunter/Vampire Slayer team.
twilightfenix
Oct. 7th, 2004 09:30 am (UTC)
Re: wednesday TV time
:rubs her chin: I like it so far can we add stupid people slayer while we are at it?
whitetigergeek
Oct. 7th, 2004 10:01 am (UTC)
Re: wednesday TV time
why not, population control would love us and might get us government funding.
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