Friday, April 20, 2007

Today In History

(What a day!)

1653 Cromwell dissolves Parliament
1775 The siege of Boston during the American Revolution
1792 Start of French Revolution
1808 Napoleon III born
1889 Adolf Hitler born
1912 Tiger Stadium’s opening day
1912 Bram Stoker died
1914 Ludlow Massacre
1918 The Red Baron shoots down his final two victims
1961 Bay of Pigs Invasion
1967 a Swiss Britannia plane crash kills 126
1968 a South African Airways plane crash kills 122
1978 a Korean Air plane is shot down
1979 then President Jimmy Carter attacked by a rabbit
1984 The Editors’ sister born
1996 Christopher Robin Milne (Winnie the Pooh’s Friend) Died
1998 an Air France plane crash kills 53
1999 Columbine School massacre

Also today is the unofficial Pot Smoking Day (4-20)

Happy Birthday Jenny!!!!

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