Thursday, May 27, 2010

Major Announcement:

#1 Son is going to get a haircut today. His first since August 2008.

I wonder if anyone will recognize him.


Today is

Body Painting Arts Festival

Buddha Day - Visakha Puja -- Buddhist

Buttercup Day

Cellophane Tape Day

Children's Day, Nigeria

Full Flower Moon/Full Corn Planting Moon/Milk Moon

Hay-on-Wye Festival of Literature, Wales (through June 6)

National Grape Popsicle Day

Sun Screen Day

Throw the B*st@rds Out Day


Birthdays Today:

Joseph Fiennes, 1970
Jeremy Mayfield, 1969
Todd Bridges, 1965
Adam Carolla, 1964
Louis Gossett, Jr., 1936
Ramsey Lewis, 1935
Henry Kissinger, 1923
Christopher Lee, 1922
Sam Snead, 1912
Hubert H. Humphrey, 1911
Vincent Price, 1911
Dolores Hope, 1909
Dashiell Hammett, 1894
Isadora Duncan, 1878
Wild Bill Hickock, 1837
Julia Ward Howe, 1819
Amelia Bloomer, 1818
Cornelius Vanderbilt, 1794


Today in History:

Habeaus Corpus Act, codifying how the writ of habeaus corpus is to be used, passes in UK, 1679
Peter the Great founds St. Petersburg, 1703
In Bolivia, the Battle of La Coronilla, in which the women from Cochabamba fight against the Spanish army, 1812
Bubonic plague breaks out in San Francisco, California, 1907
The Walt Disney Company releases the cartoon The Three Little Pigs, with its hit song "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?", 1933
The NC-4 aircraft arrives in Lisbon after completing the first transatlantic flight, 1919
Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format, 1957
Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census, 1967

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