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  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Sun, Nov 2 2014 7:14 AM

    November 2

    1475 - Princess Anne of York

    1699 - Jean-Baptiste-Simon Chardin ~ French Master Painter of still life and people of     common nature

    1719 - Anne Princess Royal ~ Princess of Orange

    1734 - Daniel Boone ~ Frontiersman & Explorer of value 

    1755 - Marie Anntoinette ~ Vienna ~ Queen of France with the most interesting bio

    1795 - James K. Polk ~ 11th President of USA who is always included in the top 6 or 7 best presidents rankings

    1913 - Burt Lancaster

    1941 - Dave Stockton

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1648 ~ 12,000 Jews are massacred by Chmielnicki hordes

    1783 ~ General George Washington bids fairwell to his Army after the Revoluntionary War

    1938 ~ Babe Ruth tours Japan

    1955 ~ David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli Government

    ~ see ya ~

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Mon, Nov 3 2014 9:32 AM

    ~ Greetings ~

    November 3

    1470 - Edward V <> House of Lancaster and York <> King of England

    Edward V, son of Edward IV, became King at only 12 years old, and his reign, as it was, lasted less than three months. Imprisoned with his younger brother in the Tower of London, he was deposed by Parliment at the behest of his uncle, Richard III, and disappeared soon afterward

    1793 - William Fuller Austin ~ of Virginia - Colonized Texas 

    1816 - Jubal Early ~ Confederate General of note

    1901 - Leopold III ~ King of the Belgians

    1908 - Bronko Nagurski ~ The Chicago Bear - a real life, rough, tough SOB fullback

    1918 - Bob Feller ~ Cleveland Indian with 3 no hitters

    1921 - Charles Bronson ~ an actor

    1949 - Larry Holmes ~ Boxing Great

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1394 ~ Jews are expelled from France by Charles VI :-{

    1493 ~ Christopher Columbus discovers Dominica ! ... and I'm mighty glad of it...imagine...Davidoff, Montecristo, Macanudo, Four Kicks, Kismet, Nat Sherman, E.P. Carrillo, La Libertad, Arturo Fuente, Swag, Dunhill, Partaga's, Avo, La Flor Dominicana ( my fav)...yes, all of these stogies are from there....and if on the cheap, go with Fonseca. It is a bonanza !!  ;-}

    1783 ~ John Austin, a highwayman, is the last to be hanged at London's Tyburn gallows

    1793 ~ French Playwright, journalist & feminist Olympide de Gouges is guillotined

    1796 ~ John Adams is elected POTUS

    1867 ~ Ulysses (Sam) Grant is elected POTUS

    1896 ~ William McKinley is elected POTUS

    1908 ~ William Howard Taft (golf lover) is elected POTUS ;-}

    1913 ~ USA introduces Income Tax :-{

    1936 ~ FDR is elected POTUS :-|

    1964 ~ LBJ is elected POTUS :-{

    1992 ~ Slick Willy is elected POTUS ;-{

    ~ it's a good day to do good ~

     

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Tue, Nov 4 2014 6:48 AM

    November 4

    1650 - William III of Orange <> House of Stuart <> King of England

    William III and Mary II came to power in the Glorious Revolution, a bloodless Protestant coup against the determinedly Catholic James II; their accession as co-rulers ensured that England would remain a protestant nation. Though Mary was much loved, William who functioned as ruler before and after Mary's death, lacked personal charm and met with a great deal of criticism. Regardless, the two of them ensured stability and continuity at a crucial time.

    1756 - Anthony van Hoboken ~ Rotterdam ~ Merchant Ship Owner

    1879 - Will Rodgers ~ Oolugah, Indian Territory *ask claremoreblue

    1916 - Walter Cronkite ~ CBS news guy

    1918 - Art Carney ~ "Norton"

    1923 - Alfred Heineken ~ ah....beer

    1937 - Loretta (Hot Lips) Swit

    1946 - Laura Bush ~ First Class First Lady

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1841 ~ First Wagon Train arrives in California

    1856 ~ James "Miss Nancy" Buchanan is elected POTUS

    1862 ~ Dr. Richard Gatling patents his gun

    1884 ~ Grover Cleveland is elected POTUS

    1922 ~ Howard Carter discovers Tutankhamen

    1924 ~ Calvin Coolidge is elected POTUS

    1951 ~ 9th Ryder Cup ~ US wins 9 1/2 - 2 1/2 at Pinehurst

    1952 ~ General Dwight Eisenhower elected POTUS

    1980 ~ Ronald Reagan is elected POTUS ~  it's a landslide

    2008 ~ 0back Barama is elected "King of Fools"

    ~ Cheero ~

  • josephk2317 United States
    873 Posts
    Tue, Nov 4 2014 7:06 PM

    Wow!, you just made my day, today is also my birthday, born at exactly 2:31pm in the afternoon. Thank You!  Will try and celebrate in later tonight after work.....Joe

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Wed, Nov 5 2014 7:15 AM

    josephk2317:

    Wow!, you just made my day, today is also my birthday, born at exactly 2:31pm in the afternoon. Thank You!  Will try and celebrate in later tonight after work.....Joe

     

    All right Joseph ! I hope it was a joyful day for you....incidently, was it 2:31 pm eastern, central or pacific time?

    November 5

    1549 - Philippe de Mornay ~ French writer

    1592 - Charles Chancy ~ English-born President of Harvard

    1742 - Richard Cosway ~ English painter of miniatures and the small, fop, bi, husband of Maria Cosway who looked like a pet monkey...him not her. She, on the otherhand was the lovely 27 year old who caught the eye and heart of Thomas Jefferson in Paris and who inspired one of the great love letters...My Head and My Heart, penned by TJ

    1818 - Benjamin Butler ~ A cruel, blood shedding SOB & Major General

    1855 - Eugene Debs - American labor leader & socialist

    1902 - Strom Thurmond

    1911 - Roy Rogers

    1913 - Vivien Leigh ~ "Scarlett"

    1940 - Elke Sommer ~ huba, huba

    1947 - Peter Noone ~ Herman

    1959 - Bryan Adams ( somebody do a song, ok ?)

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1492 ~ Christopher Columbus learns of maize (corn) from Indians in Cuba

    1500 ~ Copernicus observes a Lunar eclipse in Rome

    1605 ~ GUNPOWDER PLOT !! Guy Fawkes plans to blow up King James I

    1630 ~ Spain & England sign Peace Treaty

    1872 ~ Ulysses S. Grant is re-elected...Susan B. Anthony votes for him

    1912 ~ Woodrow Wilson, progressive & socialistic is elected...oh brother

    1927 ~ Walter Hagen wins 10th PGA Championship....4 in a row!

    1940 ~ FDR makes it 3 in a row

    2006 ~ Saddam Hussein is sentenced to DEATH....;-}}}

    2009 ~ Nidal Hasan kills 13 and wounds 43 at Ft. Hood....he sits in jail waiting for that glorious day to meet alah, alley, allah (what do they call it?) and receive his 52 virgins...what he doesn't know is allah's sense of humor....the 52 virgins are all 13 & 14 year old boys

    ~ Peace & Grace ~

     

  • josephk2317 United States
    873 Posts
    Wed, Nov 5 2014 9:15 AM

    2:31 pm Eastern Time .... 8 pounds 10 ounces..lol  

  • DaddysKat United States
    3,554 Posts
    Wed, Nov 5 2014 5:09 PM

    SweetiePie:

    1911 - Roy Rogers

    1947 - Peter Noone ~ Herman

    1959 - Bryan Adams ( somebody do a song, ok ?)

     

    I think some of our FOP friends will remember this guy ...

     

    and some will remember this group ...

     

    and the younger FOPs will remember this guy ...

     

    and this guy is 73 today (and holds several tunage spots on my Phone)  ...

     

    Edit ... I just noticed ... you missed the lefty ... Bubba Watson is 36 today

  • SweetiePie United States
    4,925 Posts
    Thu, Nov 6 2014 8:17 AM

    What a treat -- Sister Kat !

    November 6

    1479 - Johanna , the iN$anE ~ Queen of Castille

    1550 - Karia Mansdetter ~ Queen of Sweden

    1661 - Charles II <>last of Habsburg<> King of Spain

    1851 - Charles Dow ~  co-founder Dow Jones

    1854 - John Phillip Sousa

    1861 - James Naismith ~ invented the game of basketball

    1887 - Walter Johnson ~ early baseball great

    1946 - Sally Field

    1948 - Glenn Frey

    ~ By the Bye ~

    1528 ~ Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador, Alver Nunez de Vaca becomes first known European to set foot in Texas

    1572 ~ Supernova (star death) is observed in the constellation of Cassiopia 

    1676 ~ King Carlos II of Spain comes of age (15)

    1860 ~ Abraham Lincoln elected POTUS # 16

    1861 ~ Jefferson ('massa Jeff) Davis elected Confederate President

    1888 ~ Benjamin Harrison elected POTUS

    1900 ~ William McKinley elected POTUS

    1928 ~ Herbert Hoover elected POTUS

    1955 ~ 11th Ryder Cup Us wins 8 - 4 at Thunderbird CC in Palm Springs ( I've played it..it's very good, very nice)

    1956 ~ Eisenhower is re-elected

    1984 ~ Ronald Reagan landslides Mondale ;-}

    2012 ~ 'Bama Pie' re-ups....amazing

    ~ Thanks Kat ~

  • DaddysKat United States
    3,554 Posts
    Thu, Nov 6 2014 12:27 PM

    As most of you know, Glen Frey was/is in the US Rock band, "The Eagles".  Well, this GOP and I had a little debate going, which could be a bit of fun for those that read the birthday thread. 

    Don't take this wrong anyone ... I am of the opinion that "The Beatles" can't hold a candle to "The Eagles".  That's just my opinion.  The Beatles were an okay group ... probably would have been better if I lived through the 60's.  The Eagles, however, simply kicked butt.

    I went through the 80 Gb of tunes I have stored on my flash drives, ipod and phone and found 5 Beatles tunes.  After I got to 20, I stopped counting the Eagles tunes I listen to.

    So ... GOP ... the debate continues.  Who's the better band?  The Eagles ...

    or The Beatles ...

     

    Chime in, professor ... if you dare!  (lol)

     

    oh yeah ... Glen Frey ... here's a really obscure video I found (and I happen to love this old tune!) ...

  • ZioMio Canada
    4,680 Posts
    Thu, Nov 6 2014 1:34 PM

    DaddysKat:

    Who's the better band?  The Eagles ... or The Beatles ...

    Talent wise or their hit songs? The Beatles have influenced a lot of groups that came after them.

    DaddysKat:
    would have been better if I lived through the 60's.

    I did and listened to a lot of Beatles back then. Were they my favorite group ... not really.

    The Eagles came out when I was graduating high school in the 70's and listened to them  a lot then too.

    So better is hard for me to answer ... like choosing between friends. I really enjoy listening to both their music today.

     

    DaddysKat:
    ipod and phone and found 5 Beatles tunes

    Can I ask which ones?

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