|06-08-2010, 09:41 PM||#1|
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Arcadia, CA
Happy Birthday broncosteven and Clockwork Orange
Happy Birthday fellas!
ITS A PLAYOFF HOCKEY NIGHT IN PITTSBURGH!
Last edited by SoCalBronco; 06-08-2010 at 10:03 PM..
|06-09-2010, 12:08 AM||#6|
Ring of Famer
Join Date: Apr 2004
Jack Del rio
Gene is in awe of your posting greatness.... happy birthday to 2 of the best.
|06-09-2010, 06:54 AM||#12|
lost in the ether
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: The 'cuse
|06-09-2010, 07:53 AM||#14|
Join Date: Aug 2005
On this date:
A.D. 68, the Roman Emperor Nero committed suicide.
1064 - Coimbra, Portugal fell to Ferdinand, the King of Castile
1549 - Book of Common Prayer is adopted by the Church of England
1588 - Johann Andreas Herbst, composer was born
1628 - 1st deportation from what is now US, Thomas Morton from Mass
1640 - Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor was born (1658-1705)
1661 - Tsar Feodor III of Russia was born(d. 1682)
1781 - George Stephenson, Newcastle England, inventor was born (RR locomotive)
1790 - John Barry copyrighted "Philadelphia Spelling Book." It was the first American book to be copyrighted.
1790 - Civil war broke out in Martinique.
1791 - John Howard Payne, US, author/actor/diplomat (Home Sweet Home) was born.
1802 - US Academy at West Point founded
1810 - Composer Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai was born.
1822 - Charles Graham patents false teeth
1860, what's considered the first dime novel, "Malaeska: The Indian Wife of the White Hunter" by Ann S. Stephens, was published.
1865 - Composer Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard was born.
1865 - Composer Carl August Nielsen was born.
1869 - Charles Elmer Hires sells his 1st root beer (Phila)
1870, author Charles Dickens died in Gad's Hill Place, England.
1883 - 1st commercial electric railway line begins operation (Chicago El)
1898 China agreed to lease Hong Kong to Britain for 99 years.
1909 - Alice Huyler Ramsey, a 22-year-old housewife and mother from Hackensack, New Jersey, becomes the first woman to drive across the United States. With three female companions, none of whom could drive a car, in fifty-nine days she drove a Maxwell automobile the 3,800 miles from Manhattan, New York, to San Francisco, California.
1910 - Passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)
1924 - "Jelly-Roll Blues" was recorded by Jelly Roll Morton and his band.
1930 - Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle is killed during rush hour at the Illinois Central train station by the Leo Vincent Brothers, allegedly over a $100,000 USD gambling debt owed to Al Capone.
1931 - Robert H. Goddard patented a rocket-fueled aircraft design.
1934 - Donald Duck made his debut in the Silly Symphonies cartoon "The Wise Little Hen."
1940, during World War II, Norway decided to surrender to the Nazis, effective at midnight
1940 - Dick Vitale, US, sportscaster (ESPN, ABC "Oh Baby!") was born
1941 Jon Lord, England, keyboardist (Deep Purple-Hush, White Snake) was born
1943 - The U.S. Congress authorized legislation giving the green light to a withholding tax on payrolls -- the pay-it-as-you-make-it income tax
1944The Republic of Iceland was established.
1945 - Japanese Premier Kantaro Suzuki declared that Japan would fight to the last rather than accept unconditional surrender
1951 - "Doodles Weaver Show," debuts on NBC-TV
1958 - "Purple People Eater" by Sheb Wooley hits #1
1959 - The first ballistic missile carrying submarine, the USS George Washington, was launched.
1961 - Michael J. Fox, Canadian-born actor was born
1962 - Tony Bennett made his debut in Carnegie Hall.
1963 - Johnny Depp, Queensboro Ky, actor (21 Jump Street, Ed Wood) was born
1965 - Gloria Reuben, actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER) was born
1968 - Tom Rouen, NFL punter (Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32) was born
1969 - Brian Jones announced he was leaving The Rolling Stones because he didn't agree with the band's musical direction.
1970 - An honorary Doctrate in Music was given to Bob Dylan by Princeton University
1972 - Bruce Springsteen signs a record deal with Columbia
1973 - Tedy Bruschi, linebacker (New England Patriots) was born
1978 - Leaders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints struck down a 148-year-old policy of excluding black men from the Mormon priesthood.
1980 - Comedian Richard Pryor was rushed to the hospital after suffering third-degree burns over most of his upper body. Pryor was nearly killed in an explosion while he was freebasing cocaine. Pryor was seen, ablaze, running down the street from his house before he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital. He was hospitalized for more than two months following the debacle.
1986 - The Rogers Commission released a report on the Challenger disaster. The report explained that the spacecraft blew up as a result of a failure in a solid rocket booster joint.
1989 - "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," premieres in USA
1994 - Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes (TLC) set fire to her boyfriend's house. Her boyfriend was Andre Rison of the Atlanta Falcons.
1996 - Linux v2.0 was released. 2.0 was a significant improvement over the earlier versions of the operating system that some experts say will become a competitor for MS Windows. Several ‘flavors’ of Linux have been developed as many in the computing world look for ways to wriggle free from the clutches of “Micro$oft” and its wealthy creator, Bill Gates.
2001 - Patrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to win three Conn Smythe Trophies. The award is given to the playoff's Most Valuable Player.
Happy birthday guys!
|06-09-2010, 10:06 AM||#17|
The Kranz Dictum
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Tranquility Base
Thanks all and Happy B-day Clockwork!
Spending the day with my daughter.
|06-09-2010, 02:39 PM||#24|
6-37, Raider fans.
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Ceti Alpha V
Woah there must be something about this day b/c that's two really good ones! Have great birthdays, guys!
|06-09-2010, 02:43 PM||#25|
Join Date: Aug 2001