Lets Talk What Today Is Daily Shall We???



  • Today is not only a DO NOTHING DAY Internationally, but its also a Water day.

    It means 1. u dont need to do ANYTHING if u abselutely doesnt have to

    2. Waterday means form alliances with wisdom in usage.

    We sure wasn´t taught this anywhere lol I LIIIIIKKKKEEEEEE!!!!!



  • Today is Dr. I Have A Dream King´s birthday. Martin Luther King was a very significant man. Through him we learned we too are allowed to have a dream and to voice them. I rejoice in his words:

    I HAVE A DREAM!!!!



  • Today is said to be Winnie the Pooh day. Its opted to do the following:

    calls for an ample dose of sweet honey to be blended with a big boost of vital energy and life essence provided by the Sun. an old saying, 'When the day approaches noon, Hold the honey to the Sun, That the double gold may run, Shining together, mixed as one. Drink three spoonfuls, Then say this: 'Sun charge me, Gold serve me, Alchemy change me, Honey preserve me.'

    I prefer RHUM!!!!!!



  • Today is the National POP POP POP THE POPCORN. Yeppers.

    corn has played a pivotal role in Central and North American religions for thousands of years. The Mayan and the Native American Navajo civilizations believed that the first humans were actually created out of corn. In fact, the Mayans, Incans, Aztecs and every almost every American Indian ate corn because of the belief in the sacred nature of this veggie. They also wove it into their religious ceremonies, rites and rituals. The Corn Mother was one of the most widely worshipped symbols of fertility, eternity and resurrection across of a host of those same cultures. Blue corn is often considered to be the most sacred of all of the different dried corn kernels, although all diverse colored corns held sacred significance inside these pre-Columbian cultures. One old ritual from the Ozarks has to do with stopping hiccups. This tradition says that you should name three kernels of corn for three friends and put these into a container of water. Whenever you have the hiccups, hold this vessel above your head and the hiccups will disappear. Placing ears of red corn in baskets on the floor is believed to keep the home protected and safe while hanging dried ears of corn on the front door during early autumn days is known to bring both fortune and luck. Offer some corn outside today and say a prayer that this sacred staple will make your wish come true.

    More on this day:

    1265: The first ever English Parliament met in Westminster Hall

    1961: Robert Frost recites "The Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration

    1986: The British and French agree on a twin tunnel rail link for the Channel Tunnel

    1986: First USA federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr

    2000: Moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded



  • Today is the PENGUIN AWARENESS DAY also known as WORLD PENGUIN DAY.

    Time to smack on HAPPY FEET n njoy penguins!

    LOL

    and now the day in history:

    2010 Toyota announces recalls for approximately 5.2 million vehicles for a pedal entrapment and floor mat problem

    1998 Pope John Paul II visits Cuba

    1998 News of the Lewinsky/Clinton affair is published, President Clinton vigorously denies all allegations

    1996 53th Golden Globes: Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta

    1996 Karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament

    1996 U.S. male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo

    1995 52th Golden Globes: Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange

    1994 Dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)

    1994 Lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane of chopping off spouse's penis

    1993 Johan Koss skates world record 5 km in 6:38.77

    1993 Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder

    1991 CBS News correspondant Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf

    1990 41st NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 12-7 at Pittsburgh

    1990 Bob Goodenow succeeds Alan Eagleson as NHL players association executive director

    1990 John McEnroe becomes 1st ever expelled from Australian Open

    1990 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic

    1989 Wayne Gretzky passes Marcel Dionne to become NHL's 2nd all time scorer

    1988 U.S. accept immigration of 30,000 U.S. - Vietnamese children

    1987 BB King donates his 7,000 record collection to the University of Mississippi

    1986 100 participate in Nude Olympics race in 38 degrees F (3 degrees C), Indiana

    1986 Allison J Brown, 17, of Oklahoma, crowned 4th Miss Teen USA

    1986 Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed

    1985 -19 degrees F (-28 degrees C), Caesar's Head, South Carolina (state record)

    1985 -34 degrees F (-37 degrees C), Mount Mitchell, North Carolina (state record)

    1985 Bomb attack on Borobudur temple in Java

    1985 Dennis Potvin ties Bobby Orr's career record of 270 NHL goals

    1984 U.S. male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton

    1983 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht

    1983 Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for U.S. military aid

    1982 "Little Me" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 36 performances

    1982 New York Islanders begin then NHL record 15 game winning streak

    1981 "Shakespeare's Cabaret" opens at Bijou Theater New York City for 54 performances

    1981 Bernhard Goetz is assault for 1st time on a New York subway train

    1980 Gold hits record $850 an ounce

    1980 Les Henson, Virginia Tech, makes 89' 3" basketball field goal

    1979 Neptune becomes outermost planet (Pluto moves closer)

    1979 Price of gold increases to record $875 troy oz

    1979 Superbowl XIII: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Dallas Cowboys, 35-31 in Miami Superbowl MVP: Terry Bradshaw, Pittsburgh, quarterback

    1978 Bee Gees' "Saturday Night Fever" album goes #1 for 24 weeks

    1977 Italy legalizes abortion

    1977 President Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft evaders

    1976 Supersonic Concorde, 1st commercial flights, by Britain and France

    1975 28th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-1 at Montreal

    1974 Gold hits record $161.31/silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London

    1973 3rd NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 33-28

    1973 Leslie Nielson appears on MAS*H in "Ringbanger"

    1972 Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh terr

    1972 Belgium government of Eyskens-Cools forms

    1972 Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura become separate states of Indian union

    1972 Mizoram, formerly part of Assam, creates an Indian union territory

    1971 "Alias Smith and Jones" premieres on ABC TV

    1970 World's largest airplane, Boeing 747, makes 1st commercial flight

    1970 Panama Boeing 747 1st flight NY-London

    1969 22nd NHL All-Star Game: West beat East 3-3 at Montreal

    1968 AFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 25-24

    1968 NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-20

    1968 U.S. B-52 bomber with nuclear bomb crashes in Greenland

    1967 AFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 30-23

    1967 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Peggy Fleming

    1967 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Gary Visconti

    1966 Beatle George Harrison marries model Patti Boyd

    1965 Persians premier Ali Mansoer injured

    1964 Carl T. Rowan named director of U.S. Information Agency

    1962 John F. Kennedy arrives in Uruguay

    1962 Mickey Wright wins LPGA Sea Island Women's Golf Invitational

    1962 Snow falls in San Francisco

    1961 "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater New York City after 8 performances

    1961 KIFI TV channel 8 in Idaho Falls, Idaho (NBC) begins broadcasting

    1961 Portuguese rebels seize cruise ship Santa Maria

    1960 Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km

    1960 Rock falls traps 437 at Coalbrook South Africa, 417 die of methane poisoning

    1958 KMOT TV channel 10 in Minot, ND (NBC) begins broadcasting

    1958 Phillies agree to televise 78 games into New York City (doesn't happen)

    1957 KSAT TV channel 12 in San Antonio, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting

    1956 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden New York City after 849 performances

    1956 William Shawn succeeds Harold Ross as editor of New Yorker

    1954 1st gas turbine automobile exhibited (New York City)

    1953 John Foster Dulles appointed as Secretary of State

    1952 Nehru's Congress party wins general election in India

    1951 Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Tampa Women's Golf Open

    1950 "Lend an Ear" closes at National Theater New York City after 460 performances

    1950 NY jury finds former State Department official Alger Hiss guilty of perjury

    1950 T. S. Eliot's "Cocktail Party," premieres in New York City

    1949 1st inaugural parade televised (Harry Truman)

    1948 W Indies vs. England, Test debut Walcott, Weekes and Jim Laker

    1947 "Sweethearts" opens at Shubert Theater New York City for 288 performances

    1947 Arthur Honegger's 4th Symphony premieres in Basel

    1946 "Nellie Bly" opens at Adelphi Theater New York City for 16 performances

    1945 British troops land on Ramree, near coast of Burma

    1944 447 German bombers attack London

    1944 649 British bombers attack Magdeburg

    1943 Soviet forces reconquer Worosjilowsk

    1943 Soviet forces reconquer Gumrak airport near Stalingrad

    1943 Vice-Admiral Cunningham appointed British adm of fleet

    1942 Bronx magistrate rules all pinball machines illegal

    1942 Count Basie records "One O'Clock Jump"

    1942 Japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain

    1942 Tito's partisans occupy Foca

    1941 1st anti-Jewish measures in Bulgaria

    1941 1st commercial extraction of magnesium from seawater, Freeport, TX

    1941 Australia and Britain attack Tobruk Libya

    1941 British communist newspaper "Daily Worker" banned

    1940 Foreign correspondents in Netherlands under censorship

    1939 George Kaufman and Moss Hart's "American Way," premieres in New York City

    1939 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

    1939 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Robin Lee

    1938 Dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance

    1935 12.0" (30.5 cm) of rain falls, Quinault RS, Washington (state record)

    1935 WFI-AM in Philadelphia Penn merges with WLIT as WFIL (now WEAZ)

    1935 Wilderness Society forms

    1932 U.S.S.R. and Finland stop non-attack treaty

    1929 Robert Sherriff's "Journey's End," premieres in London

    1927 1st national opera broadcast from a U.S. opera house (Faust, Chicago)

    1926 Belgian parliament accepts Locarno treaties

    1925 Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe president

    1922 1st slalom ski race run, Murren, Switzerland

    1919 Sinn Fein proclaims parliament of Free Ireland

    1915 Kiwanis International founded in Detroit

    1913 Aristide Briand forms French government

    1910 British-Russian military intervention in Persia

    1908 August Strindberg's "Spoksonaten," premieres in Stockholm

    1908 New York City regulation makes it illegal for a woman to smoke in public

    1907 Kenora Thistles sweep Mont Wanderers in 2 for Stanley Cup

    1904 Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno

    1903 "Wizard of Oz," premieres in New York City

    1903 Harry Houdini escapes police station Halvemaansteeg in Amsterdam

    1903 International Theater (Majestic, Park) opens at 5 Columbus Circle New York City

    1901 Clyde Fitch's "Climbers," premieres in New York City

    1894 Oscar Fredriksen skates world record 500m in 47.8 sec

    1890 1st issue of Propria Cures, Amsterdam student-weekly newspaper

    1887 Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) forms

    1880 1st U.S. sewage disposal system separate from storm drains, Memphis

    1879 Henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen

    1874 Franz Grillparzer's "Libussa," premieres in Vienna

    1863 City of Dublin leases part of Cattle Market for 100,000 years

    1861 Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and 4 other southern senators resign

    1853 Envelope-folding machine patented by Russell Hawes, Worcester, Mass

    1846 1st edition of Charles Dickens' "Daily News"

    1830 Portsmouth (Ohio) blacks forcibly deported

    1827 Freedom Journal, 1st Black paper, begins publishing

    1824 Ashantees defeat British at Accra, West Africa

    1821 Paramaribo Suriname catches fire, 4 die

    1818 Keats writes his poem "On a Lock of Milton's Hair"

    1813 Pineapple introduced to Hawaii

    1799 Edward Jenner's smallpox vaccination is introduced

    1793 Prussia and Russia sign partition treaty (Poland divided)

    1789 1st American novel, WH Brown's "Power of Sympathy," is published

    1732 Russia and Persia sign Treaty of Riascha

    1677 1st medical publication in America (pamphlet on smallpox), Boston

    1664 Count Miklos of Zrinyi sets out to battle Turkish invasion army

    1604 Tsar Ivan IV defeats False Dmitri, who claims to be the true tsar

    1542 Parliament passes bill of attainder against Queen Katherine Howard

    1522 Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope

    1324 Zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai and Shingon

    1276 Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocence V

    1189 Philip II, Henry II and Richard Lion hearted initiate 3rd Crusade

    1077 German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness



  • Hi All

    Today is INTERNATIONAL HUGGING DAY.

    ye ye ye i KNOW i KNOOOOOWW its to B a NATIONAL hugs day BUT since we´re from all over the grand globe, i made it into a INTERNATINAL HUGGING DAY. Sue me!

    HUgs all



  • Sorry i neglected thios thread but lately my backs been a mess. Anyhews im back.

    TODAY IS THE NATIONAL INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMPLIMENTS.

    So plz give all u care n love a compliment. can be as small as babe u look good in that outfit or honey ur cooking is so gooooooddd. Or kiddo ure awesome at mowning lawn.

    Events on today in history well some of em lol

    1989 Michael Jordan scores his 10,000th NBA point in his 5th season

    1989 New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner meets with Pope John Paul II

    1985 "We are the World" is recorded by Pop stars in Los Angeles

    1955 United States and Panama sign canal treaty

    1905 World's largest diamond, Cullinan - 3106 carets, found in South Africa



  • Hi all

    Today is Australia day

    On Australia Day we come together as a nation to celebrate what's great about Australia and being Australian. It's the day to reflect on what we have achieved and what we can be proud of in our great nation. It's the day for us to re-commit to making Australia an even better place for the future.

    Australia Day, 26 January, is the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of 11 convict ships from Great Britain, and the raising of the Union Jack at Sydney Cove by its commander Captain Arthur Phillip, in 1788 .

    Though 26 January marks this specific event, today Australia Day celebrations reflect contemporary Australia: our diverse society and landscape, our remarkable achievements and our bright future. It also is an opportunity to reflect on our nation's history, and to consider how we can make Australia an even better place in future.

    Celebrations at the annual Australia Day Live concert in Canberra

    On Australia Day, over half of the nation’s population of 21 million attend either an organised community event, or get together with family and friends with the intention of celebrating our national day. Many more spend the public holiday relaxing with family and friends.

    Yet Australia Day is much more than barbeques and fireworks. It is more than another public holiday. It is more than the pride and excitement of new citizens who call themselves Australian for the first time on 26 January after being conferred citizenship.

    At its core, Australia Day is a day driven by communities, and the celebrations held in each town, suburb or city – unified by the celebration of what’s great about Australia and being Australian – are the foundation of its ongoing success.

    Hapy Australia day to all fellow Aussies oi oi oi !!!!!!!!!



  • Thank u for joining in Living to celebrate what each day is. HAPPY AUSSIE DAY ALL!!!!!



  • Today is OPPOSITE DAY. OPPOSITE ATTRACTS - DIFFERENCE OF OPINIONS - THE OTHER PERSON CONTAINS WHAT IT SI UN ALSO BUT SHOW TODAY MAYBE?

    mayb is this the day to understand ourselves more??? could be? i dunno but ill try lol

    ok more on this day:

    2010 James Cameron's film, Avatar, surpasses his 1997 film Titanic, and becomes the highest grossing film of all time

    2003 Super Bowl XXXVII, Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Oakland Raiders 48-21

    2001 Earthquake kills 20,000 in Bhuj, India

    1998 25th American Music Award: Spice Girls and Babyface win

    1998 Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip

    1998 President Clinton says "I want to say one thing to the American people I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky"

    1997 "Ideal Husband" closes at Barrymore Theater New York City after 308 performances

    1997 85th Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya (62 63 63)

    1997 Brunswick World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by John Gant

    1997 Super Bowl XXXI, Louisiana Superdome, New Orleans, Green Bay Packers beat New England Patriots 35-21

    1996 "Les Miserables," opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg

    1995 New Jersey Governor Christine Whitman, dedicates a rest stop to Howard Stern

    1993 West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide

    1992 "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater New York City for 41 performances

    1992 80th Australian Mens Tennis: Jim Courier beats S Edberg (63 36 64 62)

    1992 Americans with Disabilities Act went into effect

    1992 Superbowl XXVI: Washington Red Skins beat Buffalo Bills, 37-24 in Minnesota Superbowl MVP: Mark Rypien, Washington, quarterback

    1991 "Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater New York City after 497 performances

    1991 65th Australian Womens Tennis: Monica Seles beats J Novotna (57 63 61)

    1991 Alfaro Vive guerrilla group of Ecuador gives arms to Catholic church

    1991 Houston guard Vernon Maxwell is 4th NBAer to score 30 pts in a quarter

    1991 Jan Stenerud becomes 1st pure placekicker to make NFL Hall of Fame

    1991 New York Lotto pays $90 million to nine winner (#s are 5-15-30-35-46-50)

    1990 Annular eclipse visible over Antarctica and South Atlantic

    1990 Boston Red Sox hires Elaine Weddington as asstistant General Manager (highest-ranking black female in a major-league front office)

    1989 "Black and Blue" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 829 performances

    1989 AT&T reports 1st loss in 103 years; $1.67 B in 1988

    1989 Allan Border takes 7-46 against the West Indies at the SCG

    1989 Madison Square Garden announces 2-year $100 M renovation plan

    1989 Test debut of Mark Taylor, Australia vs. West Indies, Sydney

    1989 U.S. computer security expert warns of catastrophic virus

    1988 "Phantom of the Opera" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 4,000+ performances

    1988 Australia's 200th anniversary-parade of tall ships in Sydney Harbor

    1987 14th American Music Award: Whitney Houston, Lionel Richie and Alabama

    1987 Hart Foundation beat British Bulldogs for WWF tag team title

    1986 Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champ

    1986 Val Skinner wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic

    1986 Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda

    1986 Superbowl XX: Chicago Bears beat New England Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Richard Dent, Chicago, DE

    1985 42th Golden Globes: Amadeus wins

    1985 Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season

    1984 Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders

    1984 U.S. Navy exhibits Piasecki helistat-4 helicopters and a blimp able to lift 26 tons-Lakehurst, New Jersey

    1983 Dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California

    1982 Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 vs Penguins

    1982 Mauno Koivisto elected president of Finland

    1981 Sandeep Patil scores memorable 174 vs. Australia at Adelaide Oval

    1980 175,000 pay to hear Frank Sinatra sing in Rio de Janeiro

    1980 Islanders and Whalers play a NHL penalty-free game

    1980 Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations

    1979 "Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS

    1979 Music Center Vredenburg opens in Utrecht, Netherlands

    1978 Frank Herbert completes his novel "Destination: Void"

    1978 International Ultraviolet Explorer placed in Earth orbit

    1978 Mario Soares forms Portuguese government

    1978 Strikers riot in Tunisia, killing about 40

    1977 Soviet figure skaters Sergei Shakrai and Marine Tcherkasova are 1st to perform a quadruple twist lift, Helsinki

    1976 6th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 23-20

    1976 Belgium catholic elite start amnesty campaign for war criminals

    1976 David Mamet's "American Buffalo," premieres in New York City

    1976 Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon

    1976 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 23-20

    1975 Edward Albee's "Seascape," premieres in New York City

    1973 Belgium government of Leburton forms

    1972 Stewardess Vesna Vulovic survives 10,160m fall without parachute

    1971 Charles Manson convicted of murder

    1971 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept law against limitation of war crimes

    1970 Pendleton, Ford and Cryer's "Last Sweet Days of Isaac," premieres in New York City

    1969 "Red, White, and Maddox" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 41 performances

    1968 Israeli submarine Dakar crashes in Mediterranean Sea, 69 die

    1967 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Sary Shagan U.S.S.R.

    1966 Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:06.2)

    1965 South Vietnam military coup under general Nguyen Khanh

    1963 "Milk and Honey" closes at Martin Beck Theater New York City after 543 performances

    1963 Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone

    1962 Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's

    1962 Canadian Marine Service renamed Coast Guard

    1962 David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia

    1962 U.S. launches Ranger 3, misses Moon by 22,000-mi (37,000-km)

    1962 "Twist" is impure and bans it from all Catholic schools

    1961 "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" by Elvis Presley peaks to #1

    1961 1st woman "personal physician to president"-JG Travell

    1960 Danny Heater scores 135 pts in basketball game (Boys' HS)

    1960 High-school basketball sensation Danny Heater scores 135 points

    1960 Oakland enters AFL

    1960 Pete Rozelle elected NFL commissioner on 23rd ballot

    1959 Italy government of Fanfani resigns

    1959 KOKH TV channel 25 in Oklahoma City, OK (IND/PBS) begins broadcasting

    1958 H Laskow replaces Moshe Dayan on as Israeli minister of Defense

    1958 Jack Smith takes over for Art Baker as TV host of "You Asked for It"

    1958 Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Lake Worth Open Golf Invitational

    1957 Bernanos and Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites," premieres

    1957 Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, forms

    1957 India annexes Kashmir

    1957 Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as President of Milwaukee Braves

    1956 7th Winter Olympic games open in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

    1956 Buddy Holly's 1st formal recording session

    1956 Hank Greenberg and Joe Cronin are elected to Hall of Fame

    1956 Porkkala military base returned to Finland by U.S.S.R.

    1954 Ground breaking begins on Disneyland

    1951 Mel Ott and Jimmie Foxx elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    1950 India becomes a republic ceaseing to be a British dominion

    1949 WHIO TV channel 7 in Dayton, OH (CBS) begins broadcasting

    1948 Executive Order 9981, end segregation in U.S. Armed Forces signed

    1947 KLM Dakota crashes near Copenhagen, 22 die

    1945 Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp

    1942 1st U.S. force in Europe during WW II go ashore in Northern Ireland

    1942 Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German marshal Rommel

    1940 Nazi's forbid Polish Jews to travel on trains

    1939 Federal Hall National Monument established

    1939 Filming begins on 'Gone With the Wind'

    1939 Franco conquers Barcelona

    1934 Bradman scores 128 NSW vs. Victoria, 96 minutes, 17 fours 4 sixes

    1934 Nazi Germany and Poland sign non-attack treaty for 10 years

    1932 British submarine M-2 sinks in Channel (60 dead)

    1932 KUT-AM in Austin Texas changes call letters to KNOW

    1931 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty

    1931 Lynn Riggs' "Green Grow the Lilacs," premieres in New York City

    1930 Cleveland's Terminal Tower opens (52 stories)

    1929 Indian National Congress proclaims goal for India's independence

    1927 Maxwell Anderson's "Saturday's Children," premieres in New York City

    1926 Television 1st demonstrated (J L Baird, London)

    1924 Charles Jewtraw, U.S. 500m skater, takes 1st Winter Olympics gold medal

    1922 Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony," premieres in London

    1921 Soccer team GVAV of Groningen Netherlands forms

    1921 Toronto St. Pat Corb Denneny scores 6 goals vs Hamilton Tigers

    1920 Amadeo Modigliani's mistress jumps out of a window

    1915 Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado established

    1914 600 Dutch textile workers go on strike

    1914 Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index

    1913 Jim Thorpe relinquishes his 1912 Olympic medals for being a pro

    1911 Glenn Curtiss pilots 1st successful hydroplane, San Diego

    1911 Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden

    1910 Heavy rains cause floods in Paris

    1907 J M Synge's "Playboy of Western World" opens; police are called

    1905 Arnold Schonberg's "Pelleas und Melissande," premieres in Vienna

    1905 Han Yong-woon [Bongwan, Manhae] (1879-1944) ordained a monk in Korea

    1900 Henrik Ibsen's "Naar vi Dode Vaaguer," premieres in Stuttgart

    1897 Battle at Bida Gold Coast: British troops beat Nupe's army

    1891 Oscar Wilde's "Duchess of Padua," premieres in New York City

    1887 Battle of Dogali: Abyssinian Emperor John IV defeats Italians

    1886 Karl Benz patents 1st auto with burning motor

    1885 Muhammad Ahmed ("Mahdi") rebels conquer Khartoum

    1884 1st Dutch Wagner version of Elizabeth aria

    1882 France government of Gambetta falls

    1881 Union of Baptists Communities forms in Foxholl

    1875 Electric dental drill is patented by George F Green

    1871 British Rugby Union forms

    1871 U.S. income tax repealed

    1870 Virginia rejoins US

    1863 54th Regiment (Black) infantry forms

    1863 War Department authorizes Mass governor to recruit black troops

    1862 Lincoln issues General War Order #1, calling for a Union offensive McClellan ignores order

    1861 Louisiana becomes 6th state to secede

    1850 1st German-language daily newspaper in U.S. published, New York City

    1841 Hong Kong proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain

    1838 Tennessee becomes 1st state to prohibit alcohol

    1837 Michigan admitted as 26th U.S. state

    1833 Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan

    1802 Congress passes an act calling for a U.S. Capitol library

    1797 Russia, Prussia and Austria sign treaty

    1790 Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna

    1789 John Odell signs contract for 336 pounds to build St. Peter's church (Bronx)

    1788 Captain Arthur Phillip hoists English flag on Botany Bay, New South Wales

    1784 Ben Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol

    1748 England, Netherlands, Austria and Sardinia sign anti-French treaty

    1736 Stanislaw Lesczynski flees Polish throne

    1699 Venice, Poland and Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey

    1697 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night

    1689 Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr

    1666 France declares war on England and Munster

    1654 Portuguese troops conquer last Dutch base on Recife

    1531 Lisbon hit by Earthquake; about 30,000 die

    1340 English king Edward III proclaimed king of France

    66 5th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

    courtesy of brainhistory



  • THANKS CWB FOR ANOTHER VERY INTERESTING THREAD !!!!!!!



  • Ya is all welcome ;-D



  • Jan 28th:

    2003 In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush stated that Saddam Hussein had tried to acquire 'significant quantities of uranium from Africa' (a claim substantiated only by forged documents)

    2001 Super Bowl XXXV, Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Baltimore Ravens beat New York Giants 34-7

    1998 Michelangelo, "Christ and the Woman of Samaria," sold for $7.4 million

    1996 "Hello Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City after 118 performances

    1996 84th Australian Mens Tennis: Boris Becker beats M Chang (62 64 26 62)

    1996 Superbowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-17 in Tempe Superbowl MVP:

    1995 69th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Mary Pierce beats Vicario (63 62)

    1995 83rd Australian Mens Tennis: Andre Agassi beats Sampras (46 61 76 64)

    1995 Memphis Mad Dogs granted CFL's 13th franchise

    1994 Actress Lorraine Bracco (39) weds actor Edward James Olmos (46)

    1994 Helicopter crashes into office building in San Jose, California, 1 dead

    1994 Inna Lassovskaja jumps ladies world record (14.78m)

    1992 Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 vs. India at Adelaide

    1992 Stan Hansen beats Jumbo Tsuruta to win All Japan Triple Crown

    1991 "A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV

    1991 18th American Music Award: M C Hammer and Janet Jackson

    1991 Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 vs. England at Adelaide

    1991 Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule

    1990 "Independent on Sunday" begins publishing in London

    1990 78th Australian Mens Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats S Edberg (46 76 52-ret)

    1990 Superbowl XXIV: San Francisco 49ers beat Denver Broncos, 55-10 in New Orleans Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, quarterback

    1989 46th Golden Globes: Rainman, Working Girl

    1989 63rd Australian Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Helena Sukova (64 64)

    1989 Boon completes 7th Test century, 149 vs. WI at SCG

    1988 "Saratina!" opens at Cort Theater New York City for 597 performances

    1988 Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional

    1987 U.S. Foreign minister George Shultz meets ANC-leader Oliver Tambo

    1987 Wrestler Jim Neidhart indicted for assaulting a flight attendant

    1986 "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater New York City for 24 performances

    1986 Space Shuttle Challenger 10 explodes 73 sec after liftoff

    1986 Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, D.C.

    1985 12th American Music Award

    1984 41th Golden Globes: Thornbirds wins

    1984 Los Angeles Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak

    1984 Mr Glynn Wolfe marries for non-bigamous record 26th time, Las Vegas

    1984 Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany

    1982 U.S. General Dozier freed from Red Brigade of Padua Italy

    1982 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1981 "5 O'Clock Girl" opens at Helen Hayes Theater New York City for 12 performances

    1981 William J Casey becomes 13th director of CIA (until 1987)

    1981 Olympic Glory tanker at Galveston Bay, Texas, spills 1 million gallons of oil in a ship collision

    1980 37th Golden Globes: Dustin Hoffman and Sally Field wins

    1979 "Wiz" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 1672 performances

    1979 Arthur Kopit's "Wings," premieres in New York City

    1978 "Fantasy Island" starring Ricardo Montalban premieres on ABC TV

    1978 Ranger's Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders

    1978 Ted Nugent autographs a fan's arm with his knife

    1976 Erapalli Prasanna takes 8-76 to rip through New Zealand at Eden Park

    1976 NBA Atlanta Hawks begin a 28 game road losing streak

    1975 8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio

    1974 Sam Thompson, Jim Bottomley, and Jocko Conlan elected to Hall of Fame

    1973 "Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV

    1973 Henry Boucha, Detroit Red Wings, scores 6 sec into a game vs Mont

    1973 Mickey Welch, George Kelly and Billy Evans elected to Hall of Fame

    1973 Ron Howard appears on MAS*H in "Sometimes You Hear the Bullet"

    1972 Oral Roberts' Eddie Woods grabs 30 rebounds for 2nd consecutive game

    1970 Lubomir Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia

    1969 2nd ABA All-Star Game: West 133 beats East 127 at Louisville

    1969 Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win in North America

    1968 29th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Chandler Harper

    1968 Goose Goslin and Kiki Cuyler elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    1967 Rolling Stones release "Let's Spend the Night Together"

    1965 The Who make their 1st appearance on British TV

    1963 -34 degrees F (-37 degrees C), Cynthiana, Kentucky (state record)

    1962 Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia and survives

    1961 Republic of Rwanda proclaimed

    1960 Goon Show's final episode on BBC

    1960 NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) and Minnesota Vikings (1961) franchises

    1959 Soviet Union wins 62-37 for 1st international basketball loss by US

    1958 Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor

    1958 Dodger catcher Roy Campanella is paralyzed in an automobile wreck

    1957 "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie and Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen and Jack Paar)

    1956 Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance (Dorsey Bros Stage Show)

    1953 J. Fred Muggs (the chimp) joins NBC's "Today Show"

    1953 WJTV TV channel 12 in Jackson, MS (CBS) begins broadcasting

    1951 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1951 "La Vie Commence Demain," which depicted artificial insemination and is the 1st X-rated movie, opened in London

    1950 Preston Tucker, auto maker, found not guilty of mail fraud

    1949 New York Giants sign their 1st black players, Monte Irvin and Ford Smith

    1949 U.N. Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

    1947 "Bay Psalm" book auctioned for a record $151,000

    1945 Dutch airplanes dump pamphlets on Java

    1945 General "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell and truck convoy reopen Burma Road to China

    1945 Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands

    1944 683 British bombers attack Berlin

    1944 Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh

    1944 U-271 and U-571 sunk off Ireland

    1943 Chicago Blackhawks beats New York Rangers 10-1, Max Bentley scores 4 goals

    1943 Forward Doug Bentley sets NHL record with 5 points in a game

    1942 General Timoshenko's troops move into Ukraine

    1942 German troops occupy Benghazi Libya

    1936 Pravda criticizes Sjostakovitsj' "Lady Macbeth" opera

    1935 Iceland becomes 1st country to legalize abortion

    1934 1st U.S. ski tow (rope) begins operation (Woodstock Vermont)

    1933 French government of Paul Boncour falls

    1933 German government of Von Schleicher falls

    1932 1st U.S. state unemployment insurance act enacted (Wisconsin)

    1932 Japan occupies Shanghai

    1931 Bradman scores 220 NSW vs. Victoria, 308 minutes, 13 fours

    1928 Christopher Hornsrud chosen Prime Minister of Norway at age 101

    1927 Serbian-Croatian-Slavic government of Oezonowitsj falls

    1925 -46 degrees F (-43 degrees C), Pittsburgh, New Hampshire (state record)

    1923 1st "Reichs Party" (NSDAP) forms in Munich

    1923 Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent

    1923 NSDAP 1st election in Munich

    1922 American Pro Football Association renamed "National Football League"

    1922 J. E. Clair turns Green Bay franchise back to NFL

    1918 Strike on Berlin ammunition's factory

    1918 Trotsky becomes leader of Reds

    1916 1st Jewish Supreme Court justice, Louis Brandeis, appointed by Wilson

    1916 German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain and France

    1916 Opera "Goyescas," premieres (New York City)

    1915 1st U.S. ship lost in WW I, William P Frye (carrying wheat to UK)

    1915 U.S. Coast Guard created from Life Saving and Revenue Cutter services

    1915 U.S. President Wilson refuses to prohibit immigration of illiterates

    1914 1st Millrose Games (athletics) held (New York City)

    1914 Beverly Hills, California, is incorporated

    1911 Frenchman Henri Rougier wins 1st Rally of Monte Carlo

    1909 U.S. military forces leave Cuba for 2nd time

    1904 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on University of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them

    1902 Carnegie Institute founded in Washington D.C.

    1899 American Social Science Association incorporated by Congress

    1893 Edward Mcdowell's "Hamlet and Ophelia," premieres in Boston

    1887 England all out for 45 vs. Australia SCG, their lowest total ever

    1881 Battle at Laing's Neck Natal: Boers beat superior powered British

    1878 1st telephone exchange (New Haven, CT)

    1878 George W. Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator

    1878 Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

    1871 Paris surrenders to Prussians

    1865 President Jefferson Davis names 3 peace commissioners

    1864 Battle of New Bern, NC

    1860 Britain formally returns Mosquito Coast to Nicaragua

    1858 John Brown organized raid on Arsenal at Harper's Ferry

    1851 Northwestern University in Chicago chartered

    1848 King of Naples grants his subjects a constitution

    1846 Battle of Allwal, Brits beat Sikhs in Punjab (India)

    1830 Opera "Fra Diavolo," premieres in Paris

    1824 William Kneass becomes 3rd U.S. chief engraver (1824-40)

    1821 Bellingshausen discovers Alexander Island off Antarctica

    1819 Sir Stamford Raffles 1st lands in Singapore

    1814 Stendahl's 1st book is published

    1807 London's Pall Mall is 1st street lit by gaslight

    1788 Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Sydney, Botany Bay NSW

    1788 Lord Gordon found guilty of libel of queen of France

    1787 Philadelphia's Free Africa Society organizes

    1689 English parliament ends king Charles II reign

    1613 Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune

    1581 James VI signs 2nd Confession of Faith in Scotland

    1561 By Edict of Orleans persecution of French Huguenots is suspended

    1547 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

    1495 Pope gives his son Cesare Borgia as hostage to Charles VIII of France

    1393 Fire during Royal Ball at Paris, 4 die (Ball of the Ardents)

    1262 Flemish/Dutch coast ravaged by north western storm

    1099 1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria

    1077 German king Henry IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness

    1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Heinrich IV



  • OK as u may have noticed at times i dont post. Well it has its reasons, like its claimed a neg day where the meaning is to b neg n black. I dont wanna encourage such at all. Other times the day we´re on has no special thing to it n the whats today is blank. Look for a new thread made by me CWB. It will be fun.

    And now to something completely different:

    Today is WORLD CANATION DAY

    Yes the day of one special flower.

    ancient Rome they were called 'Jove's Flowers' in homage to one of that civilization's favored deities. In Korea, young girls braid three carnations in their hair in order to have the ability to tell their future fortune, especially with getting lucky in love

    Deeper pink and lighter red carnations are said to symbolize a state of admiration or respect, while the deeper red variety represent true, abiding and, of course, lasting love. But striped carnations can signify a sense of confusion or regret, so stay away from them when building a bouquet for a loved one. Place two red carnations in a white vase anywhere inside the 'Relationship and Romance' area of your main floor and change them to two fresh ones every nine days for a total of three times, or 27 days. Inside that same time frame you should find a new spring in your step, bloom in your cheeks and plenty of suitors lining up who will leaf you breathless!

    January 30 Events in History

    2007 Microsoft releases Windows Vista

    2005 Parliamentary elections in Iraq, the first since 1958

    2000 NFL Pro Bowl

    2000 Super Bowl XXXIV, Georgia Dome, Atlanta, St. Louis Rams beat Tennessee Titans 23-16

    2000 Kenya Airways flight 431 crashes near Cote d'Ivoire, killing 170, likely cause was a mechnical problem

    1998 All-Star Florida Marlin catcher Darren Daulton, retires

    1998 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Indianapolis, Indiana on WNAP 93.1 FM

    1998 Paul Simon's "The Capeman," premieres

    1997 Minuteman III launches

    1995 22nd American Music Award: Boyz II Men and Ace of Base win

    1995 Belgium's TV channel 2 in Flanders goes on the air

    1995 Car bomb explodes in Algiers, 42 killed/296 injured

    1995 Kevin Eubanks officially becomes band leader of "Tonight Show"

    1994 68th Australian Women's Tennis Open: S Graf beats A S Vicario (60 62)

    1994 82nd Australian Mens Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (76 64 64)

    1994 Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (35.76)

    1994 Kapil Dev equals Richard Hadlee's world record of 431 Test wkts

    1994 Superbowl XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys beat Buffalo Bills, 30-13 in Atlanta Superbowl MVP: Emmitt Smith, Dallas, RB

    1993 100,000n Europeans demonstrate against fascism and racism

    1993 67th Australian Women's Tennis Open: Monica Seles beat Graf (46 63 62)

    1992 Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) lands

    1989 16th American Music Award: Randy Travis and George Michael wins

    1989 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor

    1989 Joel Steinberg found guilty of 1st degree manslaughter of daughter

    1989 Last day of 1st class cricket for Dav Whatmore

    1988 Hansie Cronje gets a pair in 2nd 1st-class game (OFS vs. N Tvl)

    1983 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ

    1983 Pat Bradley wins LPGA Mazda of Deer Creek Golf Classic

    1983 Superbowl XVII: Washington Red Skins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17 in Pasadena Superbowl MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB

    1982 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

    1981 8th American Music Award: Kenny Rogers wins

    1980 Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque," premieres in New York City

    1979 Rhodesia agrees to new constitution

    1978 Addie Joss and Larry MacPhail elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    1978 Mutual Broadcasting Network begins airing Larry King Show on radio

    1977 8th (final) part of "Roots" is most-watched entertainment show ever

    1977 Allan Border scores 36 in his 1st-class innings (NSW vs. Qld)

    1977 Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr president of Hall of Fame

    1976 1st-class debut of Dav Whatmore, in Johannesburg

    1976 George Bush becomes 11th director of CIA (until 1977)

    1976 William E. Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA

    1974 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.

    1973 1st Kiss concert (Queens New York)

    1973 26th NHL All-Star Game: East beat West 5-4 at New York Rangers

    1973 Jury finds Watergate defendants Liddy and McCord guilty on all counts

    1973 KISS plays their 1st show (Coventry Club in Queens New York)

    1972 Bloody Sunday: British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die

    1972 Pakistan withdraws from the British Commonwealth

    1971 "Ari" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City after 19 performances

    1971 Dennis Lillee takes 5-84 in his 1st Test bowl, vs. England

    1971 UCLA starts 88 basketball game win streak

    1969 Beatles perform their last gig together, a free concert

    1969 U.S. / Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere

    1968 Bobby Goldsboro records his biggest hit, "Honey"

    1968 Vietcong launch Tet-offensive on U.S. embassy in Saigon

    1966 -19 degrees F (-28 degrees C), Corinth, Mississippi (state record)

    1966 -27 degrees F (-33 degrees C), New Market, Alabama (state record)

    1966 Ard Schenk skates world record 1500m (2:05.2)

    1966 Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 11th string quartet

    1965 "The Name Game" by Shirley Ellis hits #3

    1965 State funeral of Winston Churchill

    1964 Military coup of General Nguyen Khanh in South Vietnam

    1964 Ranger 6 launched; makes perfect flight to Moon, but cameras fail

    1962 U.N. General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)

    1962 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1962 2 members of Flying Wallendas' high-wire act killed when their 7-person pyramid collapsed during a performance in Detroit

    1961 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC

    1961 John F. Kennedy asks for an Alliance for Progress and Peace Corp

    1961 KAET TV channel 8 in Phoenix, Arizona (PBS) begins broadcasting

    1961 Lance Gibbs takes hat-trick (Mackay, Grout, Misson) at Adelaide

    1960 CIA OKs Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft

    1960 Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands

    1960 Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI vs. England

    1960 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

    1960 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

    1959 Australia 1-200 1st day 4th Test vs. England, Adelaide Oval

    1959 Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh," premieres

    1958 1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service, Dallas Tx

    1958 Baseball announces players and coaches rather than fans pick all stars

    1958 Dore Schary's "Sunrise at Campobello," premieres in New York City

    1958 House of Lords passes bill allowing women in

    1957 U.S. Congress accepts the Eisenhower-doctrine

    1956 Elvis Presley records his version of "Blue Suede Shoes"

    1956 KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting

    1956 KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, Texas (ABC) begins broadcasting

    1956 Martin Luther King, Jr's home bombed

    1954 Belgium ends trade agreement with U.S.S.R.

    1954 Italy's Fanfani government resigns

    1952 Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres

    1951 Belgium refuses to allow communists to make speeches on radio

    1950 "Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premieres on NBC TV

    1948 5th Winter Olympic games open in St. Moritz, Switzerland

    1946 1st issue of Franklin Roosevelt dime

    1945 "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed off Danzig by Soviet sub-c 7,700 die

    1945 German ship "Wilhelm Gustloff" torpedoed, 4,800 killed

    1944 U.S. invades Majuro, Marshall Islands

    1943 6 British Mosquito's daylight bomb Berlin

    1943 German assault on French in Tunisia

    1943 German under officers shot down in Haarlem, Netherlands

    1943 Hitler promotes Friedrich von Paul to general-Field Marshal

    1943 Illegal opposition newspaper Loyal begins publishing

    1943 USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean

    1942 Japanese troops land on Ambon

    1941 Australian troops conquer Derna Libya

    1940 Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London

    1940 Cor Jongert wins 6th Dutch 11 Cities Skating Race

    1940 Hassett's second 122 of the game for Vic can't stop a NSW win

    1939 Heavy aftershocks destroy some of Chile

    1939 Hitler calls for extermination of European Jews

    1937 2nd of Stalin's purge trials; Pyatakov and 16 others sentenced to death

    1936 New owners of Boston Braves ask newspapermen to pick a new nickname

    1936 Victoria need 442 to win against NSW, but lose, all out for 415 They pick "The Bees" it doesn't catch on and is scrapped by 1940 season

    1935 Ezra Pound meets Mussolini, reads from a draft of "Cantos"

    1934 1st theatrical presentation sponsored by U.S. government, New York City

    1934 Bert Ironmonger ends Sheffield Shield career age 51 years 298 days

    1934 Hitler proclamation on German unified states

    1933 "Lone Ranger" begins a 21-year run on ABC radio

    1933 Adolph Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen

    1933 Grimmett takes 7-86 for SA in Qld 2nd inn, 13-135 for match

    1932 Grimmett 7-116 in South Africa 1st innings at Adelaide Oval

    1931 Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater

    1930 Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Banya," premieres in Leningrad

    1928 1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands and US

    1928 Bradman scores 134 not out (225 minutes, 13 fours) NSW vs. Vic

    1928 Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude," premieres in New York City

    1927 Left wins national election in Thuringen

    1925 Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople

    1924 Ponsford scores second 110 of the game in Vic win over NSW

    1922 Ted McDonald takes 8-58 in big Victorian win over NSW

    1922 World Law Day, 1st celebrated

    1920 Quebec's Joe Malone sets NHL record of 7 goals in a game

    1919 Reds hire Pat Moran as manager as Christy Mathewson, is still in France with U.S. Army

    1917 1st jazz record recorded (Dark Town Strutters Ball)

    1915 German submarine attack on Le Havre

    1915 No 10 batsman F W Hyett scores century on debut, Vic vs. Tas

    1913 House of Lords rejects Irish Home Rule Bill

    1911 1st rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba

    1895 C. J. Eady (Tas) 1st Australian to score twin centuries (v Vic)

    1895 SS Elbe sinks after collision in North Sea, 332 killed

    1895 Tasmania beat Victoria for 1st F-C victory in 41 years

    1894 Pneumatic hammer patented by Charles King of Detroit

    1894 U.S. flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Admiral Benham

    1892 Bobby Abel carries his bat for 132* for England in SCG Test

    1892 Captain Lugard occupies Uganda's King Mwanga's hide out

    1889 John Herschel uses camera obscura to photograph 48" (120cm) telescope

    1889 Victoria beat NSW after following on (NSW all out 63 needed 76)

    1888 Harry Moses 297 not out for NSW against Victoria

    1883 England team presented with ashes of a bail after Sydney Test

    1879 French President MacMahon resigns

    1877 Storm flood ravages Dutch coastal provinces

    1862 U.S. Navy's 1st ironclad warship, the Monitor, launched

    1858 Charles Halle founds Halle Orchestra in Manchester

    1858 William Wells Brown published 1st Black drama, "Leap to Freedom"

    1854 1st election in Washington Territory; 1,682 votes cast

    1853 Emperor Napoleon III marries Eugenie Maria de Montijo y de Guzman

    1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco

    1835 Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington D.C.

    1820 Edward Bransfield aboard Williams discovers Antarctica (UK claim)

    1818 Keats composes his sonnet, "When I Have Fears"

    1815 Burned Library of Congress reestablished with Jefferson's 6500 vols

    1806 Prussia takes possession of Hanover

    1804 Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River

    1800 U.S. population: 5,308,483; Black population 1,002,037 (18.9%)

    1798 Rep Matthew Lyon, Vermont spits in face of Rep Roger Griswold,Connecticut, in U.S. House of Representatives, after an argument

    1797 Congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks

    1790 Lifeboat 1st tested at sea, by Mr. Greathead, the inventor

    1781 Articles of Confederation ratified by 13th state, Maryland

    1774 Captain Cook reaches 71 degrees 10' S, 1820 km from S pole (record)

    1713 England and Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty

    1667 Treaty of Andrussovo: Russia and Poland sign peace treaty

    1648 Spain and Netherlands sign Peace of Munster, ending Tachtigjarige War

    1647 King Charles I handed over to English parliament

    1647 Scots agree to sell King Charles I to English Parliament for 40 pounds

    1592 Ippolito Aldobrandini elected Pope Clement VIII

    1544 Adrian van Goes becomes land advocate of Holland

    1522 Duke of Albany takes captured French back to Scotland

    1487 Bell chimes invented

    1467 Battle at Velke Kostolany: Hungarian king Matyas Corvinus beats Bratrici

    1349 Gunther of Schwarzburg chosen German anti-king

    1349 Jews of Freilsburg Germany are massacred

    1077 Pope Gregory VII pardons German emperor Henry IV



  • Today Jan 31st is BACKWARDS DAY.

    Meaning its okay to be backward on all n everything. If any know more post post post.

    N now to something different:

    1989 5 pharoah sculptures from 1470 BC found at temple of Luxor

    1972 Bloody Sunday: British soldiers shoot on catholics in Londonderry, 13 die

    1961 Bobby Darin is youngest performer to headline a TV special on NBC

    1957 U.S. Congress accepts the Eisenhower-doctrine

    1847 Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco

    courtesy of googling brainyhistory. they have more on whats what today lol



  • YYYAAAYYYYY We made it through JANUARY!!!!!! toughest month of the year. Wehn u think of it it has a LOAD that wants something. New years resolutions, new starts, new beginnings, thought patterns, changes n what not else. We have now the month of February and we could go SPRING WILL SPRING ON US SOON YYAAYYYY n then SUNSHINES WARMT WEATHER SUUUMMMMMEEERRRR WOOOOHOOOOOOO. Youngster will yell SPRING BREAK PARTY TIME !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Before we get THAT far BREAKS ON!

    February has a LOAD to do in. Funstuff n what else. Of the bat of me head it had no special thing to Feb 1st BUT looking CLOSER it has a few things one can do. lemmi show ya:

    Hoola in the Coola Day - February 1 : Someone need to explain that one to me lol

    • Working Naked Day - February 1 : If ya a nudist with nudists boss then okay, otherwise i´d say keep the nakedness at home unless u wanna loose ya job lol. I dont think nudity is a dresscode at all lol

    Reasons to Celebrate February 1

    Serpent Day : I guess here those that got snakes show em off???

    Women's Heart Day : MMMmmmmm yes take care of our female hearts n no we AINT the weaker sex LMAO

    National Freedom Day : yeap .................... then again if u scrutinize it are we truely free?

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police officially started : GIDDY UP! LMAO

    Skippy Peanut Butter Created (1933): Ahm .............. wonder if we have a nutella day also lol

    National Girls & Women in Sports Day : Cool for all who do sports, is sports drinking coffee???

    Robinson Crusoe Day: HMm i wonder if its the party day he desided ill go live on deserted island for so n so long or his family went YYAAYYYY He left the lune left???hahaahahahahaha

    Always look on the bright side of life, if ya life´s full of ...........

    And now to something completely different:

    Events in history Feb 1st:

    2010 U.S. President Barack Obama proposes a $3.8 trillion budget for fiscal 2011 which projects a record-high budget deficit of $1.6 trillion in fiscal 2010

    2009 The Russian Orthodox Church enthrones Patriarch Kirill I of Moscow as Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church

    2006 United Airlines emerges from bankruptcy

    2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII, Reliant Stadium, Houston, New England Patriots beat Carolina Panthers 32-29

    2004 At least 250 Muslim pilgrims crushed to death during the annual stoning of Satan ritual in the Mena Valley, Saudi Arabia

    2003 Space Shuttle Columbia destroyed over Texas when returning to Earth, 7 crew members are killed

    1998 "Street Corner Symphony," closes at Brooks Atkinson New York City after 79 perf

    1998 86th Australian Mens Tennis: Petr Korda beats Marcelo Rios (62 62 62)

    1998 Australian Mixed: J. Gimelstob and V. Williams beat Suk and Sukova (62 61)

    1998 NFL Pro Bowl Game, AFC beats NFC 29-24

    1998 At least 119 Muslim pilgrims crushed to death during the annual stoning of Satan ritual in the Mena Valley, Saudi Arabia

    1995 Amtrak New York City - Tampa run ends

    1995 Amy van Dikes swims woman's world record 50 m butterfly (26.73)

    1995 Andy and Grant Flower make 269 stand vs Pak, brotherly record

    1995 Belgium's TV channel VT4 goes on the air

    1994 Irina Privalova runs world record 50m indoor (6.03 sec)

    1994 Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean

    1993 NY Judge Sol Wachtler indicted for harassing Joy Silverman

    1993 Soyuz TM-16 lands

    1992 "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater New York City after 7 performances

    1992 Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract - $4.7 mil

    1992 Denis Potvin's #5 becomes 1st number retired by New York Islanders

    1991 Afghanistan and Pakistan hit by earthquake, 1,200 die

    1991 Craig McDermott takes 8-97 vs. England at the WACA

    1991 President F. W. de Klerk, says he would repeal all apartheid laws

    1991 U.S. Air and Skywest Fairchild jet collide at LA Airport killing 32

    1989 Comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 1 at perihelion

    1989 Princess Diane of Wales visits New York City

    1987 163 day strike against Deere and Co ends, workers accept wage freeze

    1987 38,873 NBA crowd watch Chicago at Detroit

    1987 Kathy Postlewait wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic

    1987 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 10-6

    1986 KHJ-AM in Los Angeles, California changes call letters to KRTH

    1986 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland

    1985 -61 degrees F (-52 degrees C), Maybell, Colorado (state record)

    1985 -69 degrees F (-56 degrees C), Peter's Sink, Utah (state record)

    1985 Azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 vs. Eng)

    1985 Cards trade D Green, Jose Uribe, Dave LaPoint to Giants for Jack Clark

    1985 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Tiffany Chin

    1984 China and Netherlands regain diplomatic relations

    1984 Daniel Stern becomes NBA commissioner

    1984 Ravindara Mhatrem, Indian diplomat, kidnapped in England (killed 0203)

    1983 U.S.S.R. performs underground nuclear test

    1982 "Late Night With David Letterman," debuts on NBC-TV

    1982 Senegal and Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)

    1981 11th AFC-NFC pro bowl, NFC wins 21-7

    1981 31st NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 123-120 at Cleveland

    1981 Duke Ellington-musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in New York City

    1981 Dutch Antilles census is 231,932

    1981 French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq

    1981 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 21-7

    1981 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Whirlpool Golf Championship of Deer Creek

    1981 Trevor Chappell bowls underarm to Brian McKechnie, WSC Final MCG

    1980 Sears Radio Theater moves from CBS to Mutual Broadcasting System

    1980 Soap opera "Love of Life" ends a 28 year run

    1979 Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran after 15 years in exile

    1979 Patricia Hearst is released from a San Francisco prison for bank robbery

    1979 U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.

    1978 Harriet Tubman is 1st black woman honored on a U.S. postage stamp

    1978 Director Roman Polanski skips bail and fled to France after pleading guilty to charges of engaging in sex with a 13-year-old girl

    1977 Heavy blizzard in New England claims 100 lives

    1977 Hillsdale High School defeats Person High School 2-0 in basketball

    1976 "Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV

    1976 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational

    1976 Sonny and Cher resume TV show, despite real-life divorce

    1976 East Lansing police arrest Dodgers reliever Mike Marshall for taking batting practice at Michigan State University after he is warned not to

    1975 "Hoppy, Gene and Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65

    1975 "Men on the Moon" closes at Little Theater New York City after 5 performances

    1975 1st successful Washington Capitals penalty shot, Ken Lockett vs Vancouver Canucks

    1975 Lorne Henning scores on 3rd Islander penalty shot

    1975 Otis Francis Tabler is 1st open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department

    1974 "Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV

    1973 Monte Irvin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    1972 1st scientific hand-held calculator, the HP-35, introduced for $395

    1972 Wings release "Give Ireland Back to the Irish" in UK

    1970 Ford Frick, Earle Combs and Jesse Haines elected to Hall of Fame

    1970 Stalled commuter train rammed by express in Argentina, 139 die

    1970 WMAA TV channel 29 in Jackson, MS (PBS) begins broadcasting

    1970 West-Germany and U.S.S.R. sign gas contract

    1969 Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself in concert

    1969 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn

    1969 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Tim Wood

    1969 WPGH TV channel 53 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (IND) begins broadcasting

    1968 Former Vice President Richard Nixon announces candidacy for presidency

    1968 Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of Green Bay Packers

    1968 World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi

    1968 Famous photo: Saigon police chief Nguyen Ngoc Loan executes a Viet Cong officer with a pistol shot to head

    1967 Severe brush fires in Tasmania destroy $11 million and 60 lives

    1967 WCLP TV channel 18 in Chatsworth, Georgia (PBS) begins broadcasting

    1965 Dutch Queen Juliana opens Brienenoord Bridge in Rotterdam

    1965 Martin Luther King, Jr. and 700 demonstrators arrested in Selma, Alabama

    1965 Peter Jennings, 26, becomes anchor of ABC's nightly news

    1965 NL adopts emergency team replacement plan to restock any club struck by disaster

    1964 "Stop the World, I Want to..." closes at Shubert New York City after 556 perf

    1964 Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand," 1st #1 hit, stays #1 for 7 weeks

    1964 Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tries to ban "Louie Louie" for obscenity

    1964 Suriname River dammed

    1963 Nyasaland (now Malawi) becomes self-governing under Hastings Banda

    1962 "New Faces of '62" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 28 performances

    1962 NL releases its 1st 162-game schedule

    1961 1st full-scale test of U.S. Minuteman ICBM is successful

    1961 British minister Enoch Powell makes medical insurance more expensive

    1961 Mackay and Kline hang on for 100 minutes for cricket draw vs West Indies

    1960 34th Australian Womens Tennis: Margaret Smith beats J Lehane (75 62)

    1960 4 students stage 1st civil rights sit-in, at Greensboro North Carolina Woolworth

    1960 48th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats N Fraser (57 36 63 86 86)

    1960 Extreme right-wing rebels in Algiers surrender

    1959 Swiss males vote against voting rights for women

    1959 Texas Instruments requests patent of IC (Integrated Circuit)

    1959 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss

    1959 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

    1959 WVUE TV channel 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana (ABC) begins broadcasting

    1959 Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Havana Golf Tournament

    1959 Zack Wheat unanimously elected to baseball Hall of Fame

    1958 1st U.S. satellite, Explorer I, launched

    1958 Egypt and Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic

    1958 WFTV TV channel 9 in Orlando, Florida (ABC) begins broadcasting

    1957 1st black pilot (PH Young) on a U.S. scheduled passenger airline

    1957 Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam

    1956 Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking

    1956 WSAV TV channel 3 in Savannah, Georgia (NBC) begins broadcasting

    1955 HC Hansen appointed premier of Denmark

    1954 1st TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres

    1954 Scapino Ballet Studio in Amsterdam destroyed by fire

    1954 Soccer team The County froms in Doetinchem

    1953 "General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Reagan later hosts

    1953 "You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television

    1953 Dr. A de Waal appointed as Netherlands 1st female Assistant Secretary of State

    1953 Flooding in Netherlands, kills 1,835

    1953 WEEK TV channel 25 in Peoria, IL (NBC) begins broadcasting

    1952 General strike against French colonial management in Tunisia

    1952 SN Behrman's "Jane," premieres in New York City

    1951 -50 degrees F (-46 degrees C), Gavilan, New Mexico (state record)

    1951 1st X-ray moving picture process demonstrated

    1951 1st telecast of atomic explosion

    1951 Alfred Krupp and 28 other German war criminals freed

    1951 United Nations condemns People's Republic of China as aggressor in Korea

    1951 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1950 U.S.S.R. demands condemnation of Emperor Hirohito for war crimes

    1950 Urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland

    1949 200" (5.08-m) Hale telescope 1st used

    1949 RCA releases 1st single record ever (45 rpm)

    1948 Federation Malaysia forms from 9 sultanates

    1948 Palestine Post building in Jerusalem bombed

    1947 Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of christian-dems and communists

    1947 Dmitri Shostakovich named professor at conservatory of Leningrad

    1947 NV United Dutch Fokker's Aircraft established

    1946 Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president

    1946 Trygve Lie, a Norwegian socialist, becomes 1st Secretary-General of UN

    1945 U.S. Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie

    1944 Supreme Soviet enlarges soviet republics' autonomy

    1944 U.S. 7th Infantry/25th Marine Division lands on Kwajalein/Roi/Namur

    1943 German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier

    1943 Mussert forms pro Nazi shadow cabinet (Netherlands)

    1942 2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms

    1941 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Jane Vaughn

    1941 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

    1940 Russia begins new offensive against Finland

    1937 Stapleton, Staten Island becomes a customs-free port

    1935 1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol

    1935 James T Farrell finishes his "Studs Lonigan" trilogy

    1934 Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves all political parties but his

    1933 Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname

    1933 Dutch bishops forbid membership in non-catholic unions

    1933 German Parliament disolves, General Ludendorf predicts catastrophe

    1932 Bradman makes 299* vs South Africa, runs out partner going for 300th

    1930 Arnold Schonbergs opera premieres in Frankfurt

    1929 1st clean and jerk of 400 lbs (182 kg), Charles Rigoulet, 402 lbs

    1926 Kirghiz Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kirghiz ASSR

    1926 Land at Broadway and Wall Street sold at a record $7 per sq inch

    1925 1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontkampferbund in Berlin

    1924 Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens

    1924 New British MacDonald government recognizes U.S.S.R.

    1924 Soccer team VSV Tonido forms in Voorburg

    1924 Soviet Union formally recognized by Britain

    1923 Allied ultimatum on Lithuanian occupation of Memel

    1923 Fascists Voluntary Militia forms in Italy under Mussolini

    1923 Noel Coward's "Young Idea," premieres in London

    1920 1st commercial armored car introduced in St. Paul Minn

    1920 Soccer team Quick Boys forms

    1920 Royal Canadian Mounted Police forms as Royal Northwest Mounted Police merge with Dominion Police

    1919 Dodgers trade Jake Daubert to Reds for Tommy Griffith Daubert

    1918 Franz Lehars opera "Wo die Lerche singt," premieres in Budapest

    1918 Kern, Bolton and Wodehouse's musical premieres in New York City

    1918 Russia adopts Gregorian calender (becomes Feb 14)

    1917 Admiral Tirpitz announces unlimited submarine war

    1914 New York Giants and Chicago White Sox play an exhibition baseball game in Egypt

    1914 Pennsylvania State Board of [motion picture] censors appointed

    1914 Tanganyika Railway opens

    1910 1st British labour exchange opens

    1910 Dragoumis government forms in Greece

    1909 U.S. Assay Office in Salt Lake City, Utah opens

    1906 1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas

    1906 English Minister of Foreign affairs Edward Grey's wife Dorothy fatally injured

    1905 Hague soccer team ADO froms

    1905 Hungarian premier Tisza resigns

    1902 China's empress Tzu-hsi forbids binding woman's feet

    1902 Hermann Sudermanns "Es lebe das Leben," premieres in Berlin

    1898 1st auto insurance policy in U.S. issued, by Travelers Insurance Co

    1896 Giacomo Puccini's Opera "La Boheme," premieres in Turin

    1893 Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut," premieres in Turin

    1893 Thomas Edison complete's worlds 1st movie studio in West Orange, New Jersey

    1892 Mrs William Astor invites 400 guests to a grand ball at her mansion thus beginning use of "400" to describe socially elite

    1887 Harvey Wilcox of Ks subdivides 120 acres he owned in Southern California and starts selling it off as a real estate development (Hollywood)

    1884 1st volume of the Oxford English Dictionary, A-Ant, published

    1883 French Lt-colonel Gustave Borgnis-Desbordes reaches Bamako on the Niger

    1881 U.S. Assay Office in St. Louis, Missouri authorized

    1871 Jefferson Long of Georgia is 1st black to make an official speech in House of Representatives (opposing leniency to former Confederates)

    1867 Bricklayers start working 8-hour days

    1865 13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)

    1865 General Sherman's march through South Carolina begins

    1865 J. S. Rock, 1st black lawyer to practice in Supreme Court, admitted to bar

    1864 2nd German-Danish war begins

    1864 Austrian/Prussian troops occupy Sleeswijk/Holstein

    1862 Julia Howe publishes "Battle Hymn of Republic"

    1861 Dike breaks in Gelderland Netherlands

    1861 Texas becomes 7th state to secede

    1860 1st rabbi to open House of Representatives, Morris Raphall of New York City

    1846 Theophile Gautier publishes "Hashish Club" about his initiation

    1840 Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in U.S., incorporated

    1814 Lord Byron's "Corsair" sells 10,000 copies on day of publication

    1814 Volcano Mayon on Luzon Philippines erupts killing 1,200

    1810 1st insurance co managed by blacks, American Insurance Company of Philadelphia

    1810 Seville, Spain surrenders to French

    1810 U.S. Population: 7,239,881, Black population: 1,377,808 (19%)

    1809 Dutch King Louis Napoleon accepts metric system

    1793 France declares war on England and Netherlands

    1793 Patent granted Ralph Hodgson, New York, for oiled silk and linen

    1790 Supreme Court convenes for 1st time (New York City)

    1789 Chinese troops driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long

    1788 1st U.S. steamboat patent issued, by Georgia to Briggs and Longstreet

    1783 William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex

    1742 Sardinia and Austria sign alliance

    1732 Parliament of Ratisborn accept Pragmatic Sanctions

    1720 Sweden and Prussia sign peace treaty

    1717 Henri d'Aguesseau's 1st appointment as chancellor of France

    1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez

    1669 French King Louis XIV limits freedom of religion

    1662 Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders for Chinese pirates

    1587 English queen Elizabeth I signs Mary Stuarts death sentence

    1539 Emperor Karel and King Francois I sign anti-English treaty



  • Today is 'Freedom Day,'

    but as Janis Joplin once said: 'Freedom's just another word for nothin' left to lose, and nothin' ain't worth nothin' but it's free.'

    1994 Large meteorite falls near Kusaie, Pacific Ocean

    1992 Barry Bonds signs baseball's highest single year contract - $4.7 mil

    1981 French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq

    1968 Vince Lombardi resigns as coach of Green Bay Packers

    1809 Dutch King Louis Napoleon accepts metric system

    courtesy of brainyhistory, google it if not then for fun cheers



  • Today is what the ancient Celtic calendars is celebrated as 'Candlemas,'

    a day dedicated to Brigid, the Irish goddess of fire, inspiration, and ultimate and perfect healing. She represented this time of year when the darkness of winter is starting to give way to seeds of light. This is also when that same burgeoning light shines inspiration into your lives that will take root and grow. Some cultures claim that simply by symbolizing the light today you will bring bright illumination to every breath you take. One way to encourage the slowly waxing sunlight is to light a colored candle. Orange candles are said to be especially auspicious and energy impacting on this day, but any color will do the trick

    Cortesy of iVillage n astrology dotty fot dot com lol

    History on this day:

    1998 Stamps commemorating Princess Diana go on sale across Britain

    1997 Carl Sagan Public Memorial at Ithaca New York

    1994 President Bill Clinton lifts U.S. trade embargo against Vietnam

    1973 President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law

    1962 President Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food and drugs

    courtesy of brainyhistory dottydotdottycom



  • Today is the CHINESE NEW YEAR.

    let's look at a few other Chinese customs, and traditions that surround the Chinese New Year! Prior to New Year's Day much time is spent cleaning the house, repaying at least one debt, and getting coiffed and couture'd, including buying new shoes, efforts expended to create the proverbial clean slate. Entryway doors are decorated with symbols that attract good fortune and luck. Red envelopes, known as 'Lai See' or 'Hung Bao,' are filled with coins or paper money and given away to family, friends and loved ones and are especially auspicious when given to small children. In fact, red is considered the most propitious color at this time of year and is often given by married couples to unmarried ones and to little children. The giving of money represents a wish for fortunes, abundance and wealth in the coming year. Flowers also hold a special significance at Chinese New Year, three of the most common being peach blossoms, peony and any sort of citrus tree. The blossoms or petals signify life, growth and prosperity as well as a life soaked in riches and honor! But the mack daddy of all Chinese New Year flowers is the bright red peony since it's believed that bringing that bloom into your home during the Chinese New Year fortnight will attract love and affection as well as much great fortune and outstanding opportunities and luck!

    HAPPY NEW YEAR CHINA N ALL CHINESE PEOPLE MEN WOMEN KIDS HAPPY NEW YEAR

    courtesy of ivillage n astrology dotty dot dot come lol

    And in history on this day:

    1998 Bill Gates gets a pie thrown in his face in Brussels Belgium

    1988 Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega indicted on drug charges

    1945 FDR, Churchill and Stalin meet at Yalta

    1941 United Service Organization, USO, founded

    1822 Free American Blacks settle Liberia, West Africa



  • Hiya i found non special day for today but i found :

    Reasons to Celebrate February 5

    Disaster day - uhm excuse me????

    Thank a Mailman Day - he brings bills??? then again is he she bringing a load of good too, like letters from loved ones, dvd´s u ordered, cards lol

    National Weather persons day - Uhm i can be a weather person, i got a weather join or 3 lol

    Hank Aaron's Birthday (Born February 5, 1934, Mobile, Alabama) - Who´s Hank Aaron??

    Move Hollywood & Broadway to Lebanon, PA Day - Ok this makes no sense? Lebanon is on the east but PA is pennsylvania??? does it meant there is a town called lebanon in pennsylvania???

    Peter Pan Day (Movie released in 1953) - We can fly we can fly ..................SPLAT !!!!!!!!!

    Sale of the first Wiffle Ball - wiffle ball????? need to google that, The WIFFLE ball was designed to take the place of baseball, stickball and softball for boys and girls in back yards and city streets. It is made of a tough rubbery plastic – is light in weight and cannot be thrown or hit any great distance. The WIFFLE ball is also an excellent indoor ball

    Today in history:

    2010 Danish special forces storm a ship captured by Somali pirates, freeing 25 crewmembers on board

    2006 Super Bowl XL: Steelers defeat the Seahawks 21-10

    1998 Alberto Acciarito convicted of harassing his ex-wife Ingrid Rossellini

    1998 Author Tom Clancy confirms he signed agreement to purchase Minnesota Vikings for slightly more than $200 million, an NFL franchise record

    1997 3 Swiss banks create $70 million Holocaust fund

    1997 Brook Lee, Hawaii, crowned 46th Miss USA (en route to Miss Universe)

    1995 Japan's Shinshinto Party wins local elections

    1995 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 41-13

    1995 Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke: 27.77

    1994 "Where On Earth Is Carmen San Diego," debuts on Fox TV

    1994 Medgar Evers' murderer Byron De La Beckwith sentenced to life, in Jackson Miss, 30 years after the crime

    1993 Grenade explodes in Sarajevo, killing 63 and injuring 160

    1993 James Woolsey, becomes 16th director of CIA

    1992 Jury selection begins in the Los Angeles cops beating Rodney King case

    1992 Last day of Test Cricket cricket for Dilip Vengsarkar

    1992 Mike Whitney career-best 7-27 at WACA in Test Cricket win vs. India

    1991 Michigan court bars Dr. Jack Kevorkian from assisting in suicides

    1991 All American Bowl ends after 14 years

    1991 Big East Football conference forms

    1991 Joni Mitchel inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame

    1991 L.A. King Dave Taylor becomes 29th NHler to score 1000 points

    1991 Howard Stern kisses New York Giant Leonard Marshall's ass over bet Stern lost claiming the Giants would lose the Superbowl

    1990 Notre Dame becomes 1st team to sell its game to a major network (NBC)

    1989 Kareem Abdul-Jabar becomes 1st NBA player to score 38,000 points

    1988 Andre beats Hulk Hogan in 1st prime-time wrestling match in 30 years

    1988 Arizona House of Representatives vote to impeach Republican Governor Evan Mecham

    1988 Panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by U.S. grand jury for drugs

    1987 Dow Jones avg closes above 2,200 for 1st time

    1987 Soyuz TM-2 launches

    1986 Corazon Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos appear on "Nightline"

    1984 New Zealand beat England (82 and 93) by an innings in 3 days

    1984 Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic

    1983 Former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie brought to trial

    1982 DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people

    1982 Laker Airways collapse owing 270M pounds ($351M)

    1982 Suriname President Chin A Sen resigns and flees to Netherlands

    1981 "Piaf" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 165 performances

    1981 Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor) in Brisbane

    1981 Military jury in North Carolina convicts Robert Garwood of collaborating with enemy

    1980 32nd NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 6-3 at Detroit

    1980 Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel

    1979 Costliest single periodical ad, $3.2 million, Gulf + Western in Time

    1979 Sears Radio Theater premieres on CBS

    1978 Fred Newman makes 88 consecutive basketball free throws blindfolded

    1977 "CB Savage" by Rod Hart peaks at #67

    1977 "Dis-Gorilla (part 1)" by Rick Dees peaks at #56

    1977 "In The Mood" by Henhouse 5 Plus Too (Ray Stevens) peaks at #40

    1977 "Turn Loose On My Leg" by Jim Stafford peaks at #98

    1977 "Up Your Nose" by Gabriel Kaplan peaks at #91

    1977 General Mills Adventure Theater premieres on CBS radio

    1977 Sugar Ray Leonard beats Luis Vega in 6 rounds in his 1st pro fight

    1977 U.S. Female Figure Skating championship won by Linda Fratianne

    1977 U.S. Male Figure Skating championship won by Charles Tickner

    1976 Australia complete 5-1 series drubbing of West Indies

    1976 Last day of Test Cricket for Lance Gibbs and Ian Redpath

    1974 British mine strike

    1974 Mats Wermelin, Sweden, scores all points in 272-0 basketball win

    1974 Maximum speed on Autobahn reduced to 100 kph

    1974 Patty Hearst kidnapped

    1974 U.S. Mariner 10 returns 1st close-up photos of Venus' cloud structure

    1973 Comic strip "Hagar The Horrible" debuted

    1973 Funeral for LC William Nolde, last U.S. soldier killed in Vietnam War

    1973 Juan Corona sentenced to 25 consecutive life terms for 25 murders

    1972 "Another Puff" by Jerry Reed peaks at #65

    1972 Bob Douglas is 1st black elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

    1972 U.S. airlines begin mandatory inspection of passengers and baggage

    1971 Apollo 14, 3rd U.S. manned Moon expedition, lands near Fra Mauro Alan Shepard and Edward Mitchell (Apollo 14) walk on Moon for 4 hours

    1970 1st Test Cricket ton of Barry Richards, 126, 164 balls, 20 fours 1 six

    1970 Test Cricket debut of John Traicos, South Africa vs. Australia, Durban

    1970 U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

    1970 WSCV TV channel 51 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida (IND) suspends broadcasting

    1969 "Turn-On," debuts and cancelled by ABC after flopping so badly

    1969 Vince Lombardi, becomes part owner, Vice President, General Manager and head coach of Redskins

    1968 KDTV TV channel 39 in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas (IND) begins broadcasting

    1968 Skater Kees Verkerk wins olympic gold in the 1500m

    1967 "Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)

    1967 Anastasio Somoza elected president of Nicaragua

    1967 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Robert Penn Warren

    1966 BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island

    1965 Beursschouwburg opens in Brussels

    1963 Maarten Schmidt discovers enormous red shifts in quasars

    1963 Soviet lunar probe failure

    1962 French President de Gaulle calls for Algeria's independence

    1962 Suit to bar Englewood New Jersey from "racial segregated" schools, filed

    1962 Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn within 16 degrees

    1959 "Redhead" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 455 performances

    1959 Australia regain the Ashes with a 10 wicket victory at Adelaide

    1958 Clifton R. Wharton confirmed as 1st U.S. black foreign minister (Romania)

    1958 Gamel Abdel Nasser nominated 1st president of United Arab Republic

    1958 Test Cricket debut of Lance Gibbs, WI vs. Pakistan, Port-of-Spain

    1958 Vanguard TV-3 back-up launches into Earth orbit; reaches 6 km

    1957 Dmitri Shostakovich completes his 2nd Piano Concert

    1956 7th Winter Olympic games close at Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

    1956 Louise Suggs wins LPGA Havana Golf Open

    1956 New York Mayor Robert Wagner and Brooklyn Boro President Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build

    1954 WCDC TV channel 19 in Adams, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting

    1953 "Peter Pan" by Walt Disney opens at Roxy Theater, New York City

    1953 5th Emmy Awards: I Love Lucy, Thomas Mitchell and Helen Hayes wins

    1949 Huaso sets official world equestrian high-jump record, 2.47 m, Chic

    1948 "Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time

    1948 Dick Button becomes 1st U.S. figure skating Olympic champion

    1948 Gretchen Fraser becomes 1st U.S. woman Olympic slalom champion

    1947 Bolewet Beirut becomes president of Poland

    1945 Big Racket becomes fastest race horse at 69t.6 kph (440 yd/20.8 s)

    1945 British premier Churchill arrives in Yalta, the Krim

    1945 U.S. troops under General Douglas MacArthur enter Manilla

    1944 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin

    1943 Amsterdam resistance group CS-6 shoots nazi general Seyffardt

    1943 Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission

    1942 "Woman of the Year," starring Hepburn and Tracy opens at Radio City

    1942 Braves get Tommy Holmes from Yankees for Buddy Hassett and Gene Moore

    1941 Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to Netherlands

    1940 General Winckelman replaces General Reijnders as Dutch supreme commander

    1940 Glenn Miller and his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"

    1938 Hans Engnestangen skates world record 500m (41.8 sec)

    1937 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times," released

    1937 Franklin D. Roosevelt proposes enlarging Supreme Court, "court packing" plan failed

    1936 National Wildlife Federation forms

    1933 Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch/German boundary

    1931 Maxine Dunlap becomes 1st U.S. women to earn a glider pilot license

    1930 5th Aliyah to Israel begins

    1929 Jimmy Hatlo's "They'll Do It Every Time" cartoon debuts in SF

    1927 Buster Keaton's movie "The General" released and bombed

    1923 General mine strike against wage cuts in Saar

    1923 Mass arrests of socialists and communists in Italy

    1922 Reader's Digest magazine 1st published

    1921 Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium

    1919 NL President John Heydler dismisses charges that Hal Chase bet against his team and threw games in collusion with gamblers

    1918 1st U.S. pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W. Thompson

    1918 Separation of church and state begins in U.S.S.R.

    1917 Congress overrides Wilson's veto, curtailing Asian immigration

    1917 Morosco Theater opens at 217 W 45th St. New York City (demolished 1982)

    1917 Present Mexican constitution adopted

    1916 Enrico Caruso recorded "O Solo Mio" for the Victor Talking Machine Co

    1911 Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam

    1907 Arnold Schonberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

    1904 American occupation of Cuba ends

    1901 Loop-the-loop centrifugal RR (roller coaster) patented by Ed Prescot

    1901 Pierpont Morgan forms U.S. Steel Corp

    1900 British troops under General Buller occupy Vaal Krantz, Natal

    1897 Marcel Proust meets Jean Lorrain in a pistol duel

    1894 Female suffrage organization in Amsterdam forms

    1893 Alfred Naess skates world record 500m (49.4 sec)

    1887 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy

    1887 Snow falls on San Francisco

    1885 News of fall of Khartoum reaches London

    1881 Phoenix Arizona incorporates

    1879 Joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow

    1870 1st motion picture shown to a theater audience, Philadelphia

    1865 Battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia (Armstrong's Mill, Dabney's Mill)

    1864 Federals occupy Jackson, Mississippi

    1861 1st moving picture peep show machine is patented by Samuel Goodale

    1861 Kinematoscope patented by Coleman Sellers, Philadelphia

    1861 Louisiana delegation except Mr. Bouligny withdraws from Congress

    1855 British government of Palmerston forms

    1850 Adding machine employing depressible keys patented, New Paltz, New York

    1846 "Oregon Spectator" is 1st newspaper to be published on the West Coast

    1831 Jan van Speijk blows up his gunboat in Antwerp, killing about 30

    1825 Hannah Lord Montague of New York creates 1st detachable shirt collar

    1817 1st U.S. gas co incorporated, Baltimore (coal gas for street lights)

    1816 Rossini's Opera "Barber of Seville," premieres in Rome

    1795 Zealand Netherlands surrenders to French general Michaud

    1783 Earthquakes ravage Calabria, killing 30,000

    1783 Sweden recognizes U.S. independence

    1782 Spanish take Minorca (western Mediterranean) from English

    1778 Articles of Confederation ratified by 1st state, South Carolina

    1777 Georgia becomes 1st U.S. state to abolish both entail and primogeniture

    1736 Methodists John and Charles Wesley arrive in Savannah, Georgia

    1679 German emperor Leopold I signs peace with France

    1663 Earthquake in Canada

    1649 Prince of Wales becomes king Charles II

    1644 1st U.S. livestock branding law passed, by Connecticut

    1631 Rhode Island, founder, Roger Williams arrives in Boston from England

    1576 Henry of Navarre abjures Catholicism at Tours

    1572 Beggars assault Oisterwijk, Netherlands, drive nuns out

    1556 Kings Henri I and Philip II sign Treaty of Vaucelles

    1512 French troops under Gaston de Foix rescues Bologna

    1488 Roman catholic German emperor Maximilian I caught in Belgium

    1428 King Alfonso V, orders Sicily's Jews to attend conversion sermons

    816 Frankish emperor Louis grants archbishop Salzburg immunity


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