Sunday, February 28, 2010

Another SVT episode this morning, at church.

The rest of the day should be spent resting, and cooking a big dinner for brother-in-law and taking Bigger Girl to work and...

Well, it's the thought that counts, right?

Today is:

Action Line Day

Floral Design Day

Full Snow Moon, a/k/a Full Hunger Moon

Holi Festival of Colors, India (through March 2)

Independence Day, Egypt

International Sword Swallowers Day

Kalevala Day, Finland (Finnish Culture Day)

Magha Puja, Buddhists in Laos, Cambodia, and Thailand (celebrating the teachings of Buddha on the full moon day of the 3rd lunar month)

National Chocolate Souffle' Day

National Tooth Fairy Day - and/or August 22

Perigean Spring Tides (when the moon is closest to the Earth during the Spring Tide)

Public Sleeping Day

Purim -- Jewish

St. Romanus' Day (patron against drowning, insanity)

Birthdays Today (Also includes Feb. 29 Birthdays)

Robert Sean Leonard, 1969
Gilbert Gottfried, 1955
Bernadette, Peters, 1948
Brian Jones, 1942Mario Andretti, 1940
Tommy Tune, 1939
Gavin MacLeod, 1930
Charles Durning, 1923
Zero Mostel, 1915
Earl Scheib, 1907
Vincente Minnelli, 1903
Linus Pauling, 1901

Antonio Sabato, Jr., 1972
Tony Robbins, 1960
Gretchen Christopher, 1940
Jack Lousma, 1936
Dinah Shore, 1916
Jimmy Dorsey, 1904
William Wellman, 1896
Herman Hollerith, 1860

Today in History:

Coronation ceremony of Liu Bang as Emperor Gaozu of Han takes place, initiating four centuries of the Han Dynasty's rule over China, BC202
The first edition of Henry Fieldings' "Tom Jones" is published, 1749
The first commercial railroad in US, Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) is chartered, 1827
Robert Nelson, leader of the Patriotes, proclaims the independence of Lower Canada (today Qu├ębec), 1838
The Bulgarian Exarchate is established by decree of Sultan Abd-ul-Aziz of the Ottoman Empire, 1870
Egypt regains independence from Britain, but British troops remain, 1922

1 comment:

  1. I notice it is chocolate souffle day; I can just imagine what kind of mess I could make in the oven with that!!!
    Hope you have a restful evening.