Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Wordless Wednesday: Crabby, Crabby, Crabby!

It's about time to go home, and that's how i feel, like the crab that tried to bury himself in the sand so i wouldn't see him.


Go away and leave me, I want to stay right here!


Linking up with Wordless Wednesday.




Today is:

24 Hours of Le Mans -- Le Mans, France (the biggest sporting challenge for car manufacturers, as they have to be the best over a 24 hour period; through tomorrow)

A Friend in Need is a Friend Indeed Day -- simply a good day to remember this, and thank a friend

Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche -- Bhutan

Dia del Arbol -- Costa Rica (Tree Day/Arbor Day)

Fly A Kite Day (on the anniversary of Ben Franklin's kite experiment)

Global Wind Day -- to celebrate wind energy 

Ice Cream Days -- LeMars, IA, US (the home of Wells's Blue Bunny Ice Cream calls itself the Ice Cream Capital of the World and has a parade, basketball tournament, children's activities, fishing derby, and more along with tons of ice cream; through Saturday)

Kuopio Dance Festival -- Kuopio, Finland (exotic dance art by familiar and new artists from around the world on the sunlit summer nights; through next Tuesday)

Magna Carta Day -- UK (King John set his seal on the document this day in 1215)

Mangaia Gospel Day -- Mangaia, Cook Islands

Midnight Sun Film Festival -- Sodankyla, Lapland, Finland (one of the world's most unique film festivals; through Sunday)

Native American Citizenship Day -- US (passage, in 1924, of the legislation recognizing citizenship of Native Americans in the US)

National Lobster Day

Nature Photography Day -- sponsored by the North American Nature Photography Association

Salvation Day/National Day of Salvation -- Azerbaijan

Separation Day -- Delaware, US (date of declaration of separation from England and Pennsylvania)

Smile Power Day -- test out smile power today, it's free!

Sneak a Kiss Day -- usual litany of cautions with this internet generated holiday

St. Vitus' Day (Patron of actors, comedians, dancers, dogs, epilepsy sufferers; against animal attacks, dog bites, epilepsy, lightning, oversleeping, rheumatic chorea, Saint Vitus' Dance, snake bites, storms, wild beasts; Badia Calavena, Italy; Czech Republic; Forio, Italy; Prague, Czech Republic; Recanati, Italy; Vacha, Germany; Wetsens, Netherlands; Zeven, Germany)

Valdemar's Day and Reunion Day -- Denmark (an official Flag Day)

Vestalia -- Ancient Roman Calendar (main and final celebration, in which the Temple of Vesta was swept clean)

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day -- because our elders deserve to be protected and cared for properly 

Worldwide Day of Giving 


Anniversaries Today:

King Hussein of Jordan marries Lisa Halaby (Queen Noor), 1978
Gustaf, Crown Prince of Sweden marries Princess Margaret of Connaught, 1905
Arkansas becomes the 25th US State, 1836


Birthdays Today:

William Dean Martin, 1981
Neil Patrick Harris, 1973
Leah Remini, 1970
Ice Cube, 1969
Lisa McCall, 1969
Dina Meyer, 1969
Courtneney Cox Arquette, 1964
Helen Hunt, 1963
Julie Hagerty, 1955
Jim Belushi, 1954
Simon Callow, 1949
Nicola Pagett, 1945
Waylon Jennings, 1937
Mario Cuomo, 1932
Erroll Garner, 1921
Muzaffer Tema, 1919
Bob Wian, 1914
Edvard Grieg, 1843
Rachel Donelson Robards Jackson, 1767
Henry FitzRoy, illegitimate son of Henry VIII, 1519
Edward the Black Prince, 1330


Debuting/Premiering Today:

The Lion King(Animated film), 1994
Dick Tracy(Film), 1990
"Hee Haw"(TV), 1969
"My Little Margie"(TV), 1952



Today in History:

The Assyrians record a solar eclipse that is later used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history, BC763
King John of England puts his seal to the Magna Carta, 1215
The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys, 1667
Benjamin Franklin proves that lightning is electricity, 1752
Delaware votes to suspend government under the British Crown and separate officially from Pennsylvania, 1776
Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, co-pilot of the first-ever manned flight (1783), and his companion, Pierre Romain, become the first-ever casualties of an air crash when their hot air balloon explodes during their attempt to cross the English Channel, 1785
Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber, 1844
The Oregon Treaty establishes the 49th parallel as the border between the United States and Canada, from the Rocky Mountains to the Strait of Juan de Fuca, 1846
Crown Prince Wilhelm becomes Kaiser Wilhelm II and is the last emperor of the German Empire, 1888
The most destructive tsunami in Japan's history kills more than 22,000 people, 1896
A fire aboard the steamboat SS General Slocum in New York City's East River kills 1000, 1904
Tabulating Computing Recording Corporation (IBM) is incorporated, 1911
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson signs a bill incorporating the Boy Scouts of America, making them the only American youth organization with a federal charter, 1916
A German expedition led by Karl Wien lost sixteen members in an avalanche on Nanga Parbat (9th highest mountain), the largest single day loss of life on an 8,000m peak, 1937
In the Saskatchewan general election, the CCF, led by Tommy Douglas, is elected and forms the first socialist government of North America, 1944
Israel and Vatican City establish full diplomatic relations, 1994
Near earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75,000 miles (121,000 km), about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon, 2002
In Bulgaria, remains that some believe to be the bones of John the Baptist, are scientifically proven to be from a Middle Eastern man and dated to be from the first century AD, 2012

8 comments:

  1. oooh I see this and think McSlacker :-)
    and wonder how she is!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I hate it when it's time to go home sometimes. I can so relate.

    Have a fabulous day. ☺

    ReplyDelete
  3. Time always passes quickly when you're having fun. Too fast, right?

    ReplyDelete
  4. It sounds like you have some very nice memories. Although nothing can really beat letting the inner child out once in a while....

    ReplyDelete
  5. It sounds like you have some very nice memories. Although nothing can really beat letting the inner child out once in a while....

    ReplyDelete
  6. Oh I hope everyone has enlarged the photo!! Because I am sure I can see his little eyes!!! Sand peeper. :)

    ReplyDelete