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Tue, Oct 29 2019 6:57 AM by Bowl64. 1,326 replies.
  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Thu, Sep 18 2014 5:53 AM

    jeudi heureux !

    September 18

        53 - Trajan ~ Roman Emperor

    1344 - Marie Valois ~ Princess of France

    1733 - George Read ~ a Judge and signer of the Declaration of Independence

    1859 - Lincoln Loy McCandless ~ American Cattle Rancher <> Big Time

    1905 - Eddie Anderson ~ "Rochester" to Jack Benny

    1905 - Greta Garbo

    1926 - Bob Toski

    1927 - Gerlando Alberti ~ Sicilian Mafioso

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1180 ~ Philip Augustus becomes King of France

    1679 ~ New Hampshire becomes a count

    1755 ~ Fort Ticonderoga opens in NY

    1793 ~ George Washington lays the cornerstone of Capitol Building

    1809 ~ Royal Opera House opens in London

    1851 ~ New York Times starts publishing at 2 cents a copy

    1906 ~ >>>TYPHOON>>>TSUNAMI -->Hong Kong waves bye bye to 10,000

    1976 ~ Mao Zedong does his funeral...many cry, many cheer

    ~ une etreinte chaleureuse ! ~

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Sat, Sep 20 2014 10:26 AM

    ~ Hello ~

    September 20

    1486 - Arthur ~ Prince of Wales <> House of Tudor <> son of King Henry VII

    1599 - Christian the Younger ~ German military leader

    1744 - Thomas Grosvenor ~ American Revolutionary War Hero

    1878 - Upton Sinclair ~ Writer of great books such as "The Jungle" & "OIL!"

    ~ By the Bye ~

      451 ~ Roman General Flavius Aetius defeats Attila the Hun

      622 ~ Prophet Mohammed (real name; Abu Bakr) arrives in Jathrib (Medina)....and now for the good news..... ;-}

    1187 ~ Seladin, the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria begins the siege of Jerusalem :-{

    1519 ~ Magellan starts 1st circumcision..whoops...circumnavigation of the World...it was a success

    1664 ~ Maryland passes a law to stop the marriage of English Women & Negro Men

    1814 ~ "Star Spangled Banner" published in song

    1870 ~ Mayor William "Boss" Tweed is accused of robbing NY Treasury

    1913 ~ Francis Quimet fires a 304 at The Country Club in Mass. to win the 19th US Open

    1927 ~ Babe Ruth hits Home Run # 60 - the pitcher was Tom Zachry

    1961 ~ Roger Maris hits Home Run # 59 - getting closer....

    1968 ~ Mickey Mantle hits his last Home Run...ever

    ~ Ayons le diner et le celebrer ! ~

     

     

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Sun, Sep 21 2014 8:41 AM

    ~ Guten Morgan ! ~

    September 21

    1051 - Bartha of Savoy ~ German Queen

    1411 - Richard Plantagenet <> House of Plantagenet <> 3rd Duke of York

    1415 - Frederick III ~ German Emperor

    1788 - Margaret Smith Taylor ~ 1st Lady <> wife of Zachary

    1849 - Maurice Barrymore ~ Patriarch of the Barrymore acting family

    1866 - H G Wells ~ writer

    1947 - Stephen King

    1950 - Bill Murray

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1192 ~ King Richard I <> The Crusader King <> House of Plantagenet <> is captured by Leopold V of Austria

    1776 ~ 5 days after British take NY, a huge fire wipes out 25% of the city

    1780 ~ Benedict Arnold gives the fateful traitor plans to British Major John Andre...it will cost Andre his life and Arnold his career in America

    1838 ~ Charles Tiffany starts his store <> Swanky store, Swanky address (Fifth Avenue & 57th Street in Manhattan) Swanky Diamonds and such, Very Swanky price points <>

    1897 ~ NY Sun runs the famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus" editorial

    1970 ~ "Monday Night Football" premieres ***

    ~ Bis spater ! ~

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Mon, Sep 22 2014 8:17 AM

    0h my...we have spent 265 days, but we have 100 more ;-|

    To Siggip ~ tak sa meget

    September 22

    1290 - Bilbo Baggins ~ in Shire Reconning

    1515 - Anne of Cleves ~ Queen of England as fourth wife of Henry VIII <> House of Tudor

    1601 - Anna von Oostenrijk ~ Queen of France and daughter of Phillip III

    1694 - Lord Chesterfield ~ letter writer who introduced the Gregorian Calender in 1752

    1829 - Tu Duc ~ Emperor of Vietnam

    1885 - Erich von Stroheim ~ early film director/actor

    1903 - Joseph Valachi ~ gangster

    1927 - Tommy Lasorda ~ "Go Dodger Blue"

    ~ By the Bye ~

        66 ~ Emperor Nero creates the Legion I Italica

    1499 ~ Switzerland becomes an independent state

    1665 ~ Molieres "L'amour Medecin" premieres in Paris

    1692 ~ The last 8 are hanged for wITchCRafT in Salem, Mass, bringing the grand sum total to an even 20

    1735 ~ Robert Walpole is 1st British PM to live at famed 10 Downing Street

    1761 ~ The Coronation of George III <> House of Hanover <> United Kingdom

    1776 ~ Lover of America and Freedom, Capt. Nathan Hale is hanged in NY by British

    1817 ~ John Quincy Adams becomes Secretary of State by President Monroe

    1905 ~ Willie Anderson fires a 314 at Myopia (Hunt?) Club in Mass to win the 11th US Open

    1913 ~ coalmine EXPLOSION!! in Dawson, New Mexico blows up 263 miners

    1914 ~ 1 German sub sinks 3 British ironclads and 1,459 sailors go too

    1927 ~ Gene Tunney beats Jack Dempsey in 10 in the famous "long count" fight

    1934 ~ EXPLOSION #2 !!! at Gresford Colliery in Wales does the job on 266 folk

    1950 ~ Omar Bradley Becomes 5 Star General *****

    ~ Peace & Grace ~

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Tue, Sep 23 2014 8:23 AM

    ~ Howdy...Sister Kat (DaddysKat) is having some surgery performed today. Her spirit is a bit melancholy, so leave a cheery note on her wall ~ Please

    September 23

    480bc - Euripides ~ Greek playwright

    63bc - Augustus Caesar ~ Founder of the Roman Empire <> 1st Emperor of Rome <> Julius Caesar was his maternal great-uncle <> his birth name was Gaius Octavius

    1215 - Kublai Khan of Mongol Empire

    1712 - Ferdinand VI, the wise ~ King of Spain

    1920 - Mickey Rooney

    1930 - Ray Charles

    1947 - Mary Kay Place ~ Actress from Tulsa and schoolgirl chum of my Grandmother

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1459 ~ Battle of Blore Heath ~ 1st biggie of the War of the Roses

    1642 ~ Harvard College has 1st commencement

    1780 ~ British Major John Andre reveals Benedict Arnolds's plot to betray West Point

    1806 ~ Lewis & Clark return to St. Louis from Pacific Northwest

    1862 ~ Lincoln's Emancipation is published in Northern Newspapers

    1877 ~ HURRICANE!!! strikes Curacao & Bonaire and wipes out 200....Ah yes, Bonaire....." There once was a man from Bonaire, who was doing his wife on a stair, but the banister broke so he doubled his stroke and finished her off in mid-air "

    ~ see ya ~

     

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Wed, Sep 24 2014 7:56 AM

    September 24

        15 - Vitellius ~ The rotund/fat Roman Emperor that lasted only 8 months at the job

    1513 - Catherine Saxe-Lauenburg ~ Queen of Sweden

    1717 - Horace Walpole ~ England writer

    1725 - Sir Arthur Guinness ~ Irish Brewer....still tasty

    1755 - John Marshall ~ Supreme Court Justice...not too loved by Jefferson

    1894 - Tommy Armour

    1896 - F Scott Fitzgerald ~ "The Great Gatsby"

    1902 - Ruhollah Khomeini ~ The legendary towell headed, camel jockey who became Iran's Top Banana in the revolution of 1979. Quite the Champion of womens rights. A devout lover of fine camel-flesh and an acclaimed "camel whisperer". He secretly had an affection to tobacco, but preferred 'Lucky Strike' over 'Camel'.

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1493 ~ Columbus' 2nd expedition to the New World

    1657 ~ 1st autopsy recorded in Maryland

    1683 ~ Louis XIV ( The Sun King ) expels all Jews from French possessions in America

    1742 ~ Faneuil Hall opens to the public in Boston

    1789 ~ George Washington nominates John Jay 1st Chief Justice

    ~ so long ~

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Thu, Sep 25 2014 7:46 AM

    September 25

    1613 - Claude Parrault ~ Paris architect who did the east facade of the Louvre

    1725 - Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot ~ designed & built the 1st automobile

    1744 - Frederick Willem II ~ King of Prussia

    1764 - Fletcher Christian ~ English Bounty mutineer

    1766 - duc de Richelieu ~ French PM

    1780 - Jason Fairbanks ~ American murderer who wouldn't take no to an answer from his girlfriend, stabbed her 11 times, claimed it was a suicide attempt, was found guilty, escaped, caught, and hanged at age 20 in front of 10,000 people in a town of 2,000 in Mass. .......Bye Jason ;-}

    1897 - William Faulkner ~ Author

    1927 - Barbara Walters

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1066 ~ The Battle of Stamford Bridge : King Herold Godwinson <> House of Wessex <> beats invading Norwegians

    1513 ~ Vasco de Balboa is 1st European to see the Pacific

    1639 ~ 1st printing press in America

    1775 ~ Ethan Allen is captured

    1777 ~ British General William Howe conquers Philadelphia

    1780 ~ Benedict Arnold joins the British

    1890 ~ US Congress establishes Yosemite National Park

    1926 ~ At Salisbury GC in NY, Walter Hagen claims the 9th PGA...is Salisbury still there?

    1926 ~ Henry Ford announces 8 hour, 5 day work week

    ~ it's a good day to do good  ~

     

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Fri, Sep 26 2014 8:26 AM

                                                     ~ RYDER CUP ~

                                                                  :-}

    September 26

    1181 - Saint Francis of Assisi ~ Founder of the Franciscan Order

    1329 - Anna of Bavaria ~ Queen of the Romans

    1774 - John Chapman, better known as "Johnny Appleseed" ~ Frontier Nurseryman

    1870 - Christian X ~ King of Denmark

    1875 - Edmund Gwenn ~ Actor of note

    1888 - TS Eliot ~ Poet, Author, *Nobel*

    1897 - Pope Paul VI (Giovanni Montini) ""

    1902 - Albert Anastasia (Unberto Anastasio) ~ American Gangster - Murder Inc

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1396 ~ Sultan Bajezid I beheads 100's of Crusaders....still popular

    1580 ~ Francis Drake completes circumcision circumnavigation of the World

    1771 ~ Denis Diderot's "Le Fils Naturel" premieres in Paris

    1789 ~ Thomas Jefferson appointed 1st Secretary of State

    1861 ~ At Prestwick Club, Tom Morris Sr (Old Tom) shoots 163 to win the 2nd British Open

    1925 ~ 8th PGA is won by Walter Hagen at Olympic Fields CC

    ~ Enjoy the Class of the "Ryder Cup" ~ 

     

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Sat, Sep 27 2014 9:15 AM

    0h My...we have spent 270 days but have a paltry 95 left to go

    September 27

    1389 - Cosimo de Medici ~ Ruler of Florence

    1601 - Louis XIII ~ King of France

    1722 - Samuel Adams ~ US Revolutionary...pretty darn good brew, too, but not Top Shelf

    1772 - Martha Jefferson-Randolph ~ Daughter of Thomas Jefferson ~ Tom called her 'Patsy'

    ~ By the Bye ~

        70 ~ The walls of the upper city of Jerusalem are battered down by the Roman Army

    1290 ~ eARthqUAkE !!! in China does the number on 100,000 peasants

    1864 ~ Jesse James & gang attack a train and dispatch 150 folk

    1930 ~ Bobby Jones takes the 34th US Amateur

    ~ Peace and Grace ~

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Sun, Sep 28 2014 8:26 AM

    September 28

    551 BC - Confucius ~ Confucius say " Yankee go home ! Heat in kitchen too hot "

    58 BC - Livia Drusilla ~ wife of Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus

    1820 - Freidrich Engels ~ German Philosopher

    1861 - Amelie of Orleans ~ Queen of Portugal

    1901 - Ed Sullivan

    1905 - Max Schmeling ~ Germany

    1909 - Al Capp

    1935 - Bruce Crampton ~ Aussie Golf Great

    ~ By the Bye ~

    48 BC ~ Pompey the Great is assassinated by order of King Ptolemy

    1066 ~ William the Conquerer invades England

    1448 ~ Christian I is crowned King of Denmark

    1701 ~ Divorce legalized in Maryland :-{

    1921 ~ At Inwood CC in NY, Walter Hagen takes the 4th PGA

    1941 ~ Ted Williams ends baseball season with a .406 batting average

    1960 ~ Ted Williams hits his last Home Run....forever

    ~ Well done, Team Europe ! ~ 

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