Sunday, January 17, 2010

There's One In Every Family

That includes your cat family.

I sent 5 kittens to adoption day yesterday.

Four had been adopted, and someone was showing definite interest in Bug, the fifth one.

Then, Bug decided to play too rough and ruined her chances by nipping.

The little stinker.

Today is:

Bald Eagle Appreciation Day

Blessing of the Animals -- Hispanic Christian (in association with St. Anthony's Day)

Carnivale begins in Italy

Constitution Day, Philippines

Customer Service Day

Ditch New Years Resolutions Day

Felicitas -- Ancient Roman Calendar (goddess of good luck)

Hot Heads Chili Day

Kid Inventor's Day

Liberation Day, Poland

National Hot Buttered Rum Day

National Public Employees Appreciation Day

Professional Boxer's Day

Sight-Saving Sabbath -- to alert church members to the importance of regular eye exams

St. Anthony's Day (patron of basket weavers, brush makers, butchers, domestic animals, grave diggers, herdsmen, swine; against eczema, ergotism, and patriarch of all monks)

St. Devota's Day (patron of Corsica, Monaco)

World Religion Day -- Baha'i

Anniversaries Today:

Octavian marries Livia Drusilla, BC38
George Burns marries Gracie Allen, 1926

Birthdays Today:

Kid Rock, 1971
Michelle Obama, 1964
Jim Carrey, 1962
Susanna Hoffs, 1959
Anthony Glise, 1956
Andy Kaufman, 1949
Muhammad Ali, 1942
Maury Povich, 1939
Shari Lewis, 1934
James Earl Jones, 1931
Vidal Sassoon, 1928
Eartha Kitt, 1927
Betty White, 1922
Al Capone, 1899
Nevil Shute, 1899
Mack Sennett, 1884
David Lloyd George, 1863
Anton Chekhov, 1860
Anne Bronte, 1820
Benjamin Franklin, 1706

Today in History:

Cesare Borgia returns in triumph to Rome from Romagna, 1501
Giovanni da Verrazzano begins his voyage to find a passage to China, 1524
The Edict of St Germain recognizes Huguenots in France, 1562
An avalanche destroys every building in Leukerbad, Switzerland, kills 53, 1718
Capt James Cook becomes the first to cross Antarctic Circle (66° 33' S), 1773
The first cable car patented, by Andrew S Hallidie (begins service in 1873), 1871
Queen Liliuokalani is deposed, the Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic, 1893
The first fully automatic photographic film developing machine patented, 1928
Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg, credited with saving tens of thousands of Jews from the Nazis, is arrested by secret police in Hungary, 1945
The United Nations Security Council holds its first meeting, 1946
The Great Brinks Robbery - 11 thieves steal more than $2 million from an armored car Company's offices in Boston, Massachusetts, 1950

1 comment:

  1. But all kittens bite, don't they?

    Ah well, that's great that the other 4 got adopted!


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