Friday, February 26, 2010

My Condolences to the Snowbound

Yes, we have had a few more below freezing nights here, but no more snow.

My condolences to those who are stuck yet again digging out of a major snowstorm.

I still want to move to Tahiti.

Today is:

Dance of the Known Places -- Fairy Calendar

Festival of Mihr, Armenia (god of fire)

For Pete's Sake Day

Intercalary Days (through March 1) -- Baha'i

Levi Strauss Day

Liberation Day, Kuwait

National Personal Chef's Day (Heaven knows we all have one of those!)

National Pistachio Day - it's a nutty day!

Mawlid an Nabi -- Islam

St. Alexander's Day

St. Porphyrius' Day

Sourdough Rendezvous

Swamp Buggy Races Day

Tell a Fairy Tale Day

Tournament of Hearts, Scotland

Birthdays Today:

Erykah Badu, 1972
Mark Dacascos, 1964
Michael Bolton, 1953
Johnny Cash, 1932
Fats Domino, 1928
Betty Hutton, 1921
Tony Randall, 1920
Jackie Gleason, 1916
Margaret Leighton, 1922
Tex Avery, 1908
Madeleine Carroll, 1906
William Frawley, 1887
Herbert Henry Dow, 1866
John Harvey Kellog, 1852
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody, 1846
Levi Strauss, 1829
Victor Hugo, 1802

Today in History:

Origin of the Epoch of Ptolemy's Nabonassar Era, BC747
An earthquake in Lisbon leaves 20,000-30,000 dead, 1531
Christiansborg Castle, Copenhagen burns down, 1794
The Bank of England issues its first banknotes, 1797
Vice-admiral William Bligh ends the siege of Fort Amsterdam, Willemstad, 1804
HMS Britannic, sister ship to the Titanic, is launched at Harland & Wolff, Belfast, 1914

1 comment:

  1. Hope you are feeling better and that you all enjoy the weekend.


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