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As noted last week, my brother, the children's Uncle P, is going to be marrying Ms. E this summer. Plans are being made, but not complicated ones. They are of an age where they want simple, not elaborate.
There's always a weddin' goin' on down in de bayou, an' since Ol' Boudreaux an' Ms. Ada done been marry since over sixty year, one young groom decide to ax dem fo' marriage advice.
"Ol' Boudreaux," de groom ax, "how you an' Ms. Ada done be marry so long an' be so happy?"
"Well," say Boudreaux, "we done made a 'greement when we get marry dat she goin' make all de small decision, an' if somefin' come up big, i be goin' make all de big decision."
"Dat sound good," de young groom say, "but how it work out over de years?"
"Mais, it work great!" Ol' Boudreaux say. "Ada done make all de small decisions, an' we ain't never got to no big ones yet!"
Buzzard Day -- Hinckley, OH, US (a day to celebrate the returning buzzards)
Camp Fire USA Birthday Week
Commemoration of the Victory over Kadhafi -- Libya
Corn Dog Day -- some sites say the 20th; #2 Son will celebrate both days, if i can afford that many corn dogs
Greater Dionysia -- Ancient Greek Calendar (largest festival to Dionysos, lasting five days; date approximate)
Kashubians' Unity Day -- among Kashubians in northern Poland
Let's Laugh Day -- a holiday spread by ecard companies, because any day is a good day for a laugh
Mojoday -- Discordianism
National Chocolate Caramel Day
Oil Nationalization Day -- Iran
Pet Passport Day -- today in 2000, the UK passed the pet passport law, allowing pets into Great Britian without quarrantine if they met certain criteria
Poultry Day -- a day to honor the role poultry plays in our lives
Quinquatria -- Roman Empirical Calendar (celebration of Minerva and Mars, especially the birthday of Minerva today; through the 23rd)
See If You Can Find Someone Who Remembers Honey West Day -- internet generated trivia question
Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day -- despite what you think, the bird you saw there yesterday was not a swallow, the natives will tell you
St. Joseph's Day (Patron of bursars, cabinetmakers, carpenters, civil engineers, confectioners, craftsmen, dying people, emigrants, expectant mothers, families, fathers, happy death, holy death, house hunters, immigrants, interior souls, laborers, married people, Oblates of St. Joseph, people in doubt, people who fight communism, pioneers, protection of the church, social justice, travellers, unborn children, wheelwrights, workers; Universal Church; over 50 cities, diocese, and countries; against doubt and hesitation)
As Patron of fathers, his day is also Father's Day in Belgium, Bolivia, Honduras, Italy, Portugal, and Spain.
Valencia, Spain has it's biggest day of the Las Fallas Festival today, with the fireworks.
Time Zone Day -- US Congress passed the Standard Time Act to sort out the fact that different states and cities used different times, with no rhyme or reason
Zimbor-Quattor's Revenge Week begins -- Fairy Calendar
Michael Bergin, 1969
Bruce Willis, 1955
Glenn Close, 1947
Clarence "Frogman" Henry, 1937
Ursula Andress, 1936
Phyllis Newman, 1935
Renee Taylor, 1935
Phillip Roth, 1933
Ornette Coleman, 1930
Patrick McGoohan, 1928
Brent Scowcroft, 1925
John Joseph Sirica, 1904
Earl Warren, 1891
Edith Nourse Rogers, 1881
Charles M. Russell, 1864
William Jennings Bryan, 1860
Albert Pinkham Ryder, 1847
Wyatt Earp, 1848
Sir Richard Burton, 1821
David Livingstone, 1813
Thomas Mckean, 1734
William Bradford, 1590
"Kate and Allie"(TV), 1984
"A Child of Our Time"(Oratorio), 1944
"Amos and Andy"(Radio), 1928
"Die Braut von Messina"(Schiller Play), 1803
Today in History:
A Mongolian victory in the Battle of Yamen ends the Song Dynasty in China, 1279
Explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle, searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, is murdered by his own men, 1687
The SS Georgiana, said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is destroyed on her maiden voyage with a cargo of munitions, medicines and merchandise then valued at over $1,000,000, 1863
Pluto is photographed for the first time but is not recognized as a planet, 1915
Eight American planes take off in pursuit of Pancho Villa, the first United States air-combat mission in history, 1916
The U.S. Congress establishes time zones and approves daylight saving time, 1918
Willie Mosconi sets a world record by running 526 consecutive balls without a miss during a straight pool exhibition at East High Billiard Club in Springfield, Ohio. The record still stands today, 1954
Gumby makes his debut, 1957
The wreck of the SS Georgiana, valued at over $50,000,000 and said to have been the most powerful Confederate cruiser, is discovered by then teenage diver and pioneer underwater archaeologist E. Lee Spence exactly 102 years after its destruction, 1965
Texas Western becomes the first college basketball team to win the Final Four with an all-black starting lineup, 1966
India and Bangladesh sign a friendship treaty, 1972
The United States House of Representatives begins broadcasting its day-to-day business via the cable television network C-SPAN, 1979
Argentinian forces land on South Georgia Island, precipitating the Falklands War with the United Kingdom, 1982
Zimbabwe is suspended from the Commonwealth on charges of human rights abuses and of electoral fraud, following a turbulent presidential election, 2002
A cosmic burst, GRB 080319B, that is the farthest object visible to the naked eye is briefly observed, 2008
After two decades of being closed due to civil war, the Somali National Theater reopens in Mogadishu, 2012
The papal inauguration ceremony for Pope Francis is held in St. Peter's Square, 2013
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