Monday, May 31, 2010

Don't Assume

I'm not going to assume.

Today, Little Girl is scheduled to have the pins removed from her arm.

If all goes well, we can give her a good shower today, too. It's hard to sponge bathe this long and stay really clean.


Today is

Feast of the Visitation of Mary

Memorial Day (observed)

National Macaroon Day

Prayer for Peace Memorial Day

Royal Brunei Malay Regiment Day, Brunei

Save Your Hearing Day

Speak in Complete Sentences Day

St. Petronilla's Day

Union Day, South Africa

What You Think Upon Grows Day

World No Tobacco Day


Birthdays Today:

Jonathan Tucker, 1982
Colin Farrell, 1976
Brooke Shields, 1965
Lea Thompson, 1961
Gregory Harrison, 1950
John Bonham, 1948
Sharon Gless, 1943
Joe Namath, 1943
Johnny Paycheck, 1941
Peter Yarrow, 1938
Clint Eastwood, 1930
Denholm Elliott, 1922
Don Ameche, 1908
Norman Vincent Peale, 1898
Fred Allen, 1894
Walt Whitman, 1819


Today in History:

Rameses II (The Great) becomes pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, BC1279
Rome captures the first wall of the city of Jerusalem, 70
A devastating earthquake strikes Antioch, Turkey, killing 250,000, 526
Mongol armies of Genghis Khan led by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans, 1223
Citing poor eyesight, Samuel Pepys records the last event in his diary, 1669
The Province of Pennsylvania bans all theater productions, 1759
Dr James Moore of the UK wins the first recorded bicycle race, a 2k velocipede race at Parc de St Cloud, Paris, 1868
Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patents corn flakes, 1884
The Union of South Africa (predecessor of the Republic of South Africa) is created, 1910
A 7.1 magnitude Earthquake destroys Quetta in modern-day Pakistan, 1931
The Ancash earthquake causes a landslide that buries the town of Yungay, Peru, 1970
In accordance with the Uniform Monday Holiday Act passed by the U.S. Congress in 1968, observation of Memorial Day occurs on the last Monday in May for the first time, rather than on the traditional Memorial Day of May 30, 1971
Athena 98.4 FM, the first legal private radio station in Greece, starts broadcasting, 1987

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