Sunday, March 21, 2010

The cold weather is back, but you would think some people don't care.

Two little girls showed up at church today wearing summer dresses and sandals. Their brother was in shorts. The high temperature isn't going to get higher than 45F.

I was cold just looking at the poor little things.

The kittens are all eating and the medication is clearing their crusty eyes.

Today is:

Buzzard Day, Ohio (celebrates the return of the turkey Vultures)

Children's Poetry Day

Fragrance Day

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Memory Day

National Common Courtesy Day

National French Bread Day

Naw Ruz (New Year) -- Baha'i

New Year's Day -- Ancient Babylonian Calendar

Norouz (New Year) -- Persian/Zoroastrian

Passion Sunday -- Christian

Single Parent Day

Spring Fairy Fun Day

St. Edna's Day

World Down Syndrome Day

World Puppetry Day

Birthdays Today:

Ronaldinho, 1980
Kevin Federline, 1978
Matthew Broderick, 1962
Rosie O'Donnell, 1962
Ayrton Senna da Silva, 1960
Gary Oldman, 1958
Eddie Money, 1949
Timothy Dalton, 1944
John D Rockefeller III, 1906
Florenz Ziegfeld, 1867
Modest Mussorgsky, 1839
Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685

Today in History:

The Byzantine emperor Heraclius restores the "True Cross" to Jerusalem, 630
Accession to the throne of Japan by emperor Antoku, 1188
3,000 Jews are killed in the Black Death riots in Efurt, Germany, 1349
Czar Peter the Great begins his tour through West, 1697
Fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1788
Code Napoléon is adopted as French civil law, 1804
The Bahá'í calendar begins, 1844
An earthquake in Tokyo, Japan kills over 100,000, 1857
The Zoological Society of Philadelphia, the first in the US, isincorporated, 1859
Albert Einstein publishes his theory on special relativity, 1905
Loretta Walsh becomes the first female US Navy Petty Officer, 1917
Charles Lindbergh is presented the Medal of Honor for his first trans-Atlantic flight, 1928
Shah Reza Pahlavi formally asks the international community to call Persia by its native name, Iran, which means 'Land of the Aryans,' 1935
Alan Freed presents the Moondog Coronation Ball, the first rock and roll concert, in Cleveland, Ohio, 1952
The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by San Francisco Mayor Joseph Alioto, 1970
Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon, 1999

1 comment:

  1. Brrr.. I'm cold just thinking of these kidlets in their summer clothes. Somebody sure jumped the gun.


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