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(That Irish thing again... bleessed... or cursed (depending on your point of view)... with red hair...)

"We drink to your coffin. May it be built from the wood of a hundred year old oak tree that I shall plant tomorrow."

Happy Birthday, Dano.....

TIGHT LINES, YA'LL

 

"There he stands, draped in more equipment than a telephone lineman, trying to outwit an organism with a brain no bigger than a breadcrumb, and getting licked in the process." - Paul O’Neil

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On this day in history:

622 Mohammad's Hegira

1519 Magellan starts 1st successful circumnavigation of the world

1565 Spaniards capture Fort Caroline Fla & massacre the French

1664 Maryland enacts 1st anti-amaglmation law to prevent widespread intermarriage of English women & black men

1777 Paoli massacre

1792 French defeat Prussians at Valmy

1797 US frigate Constitution (Old Ironsides) launched in Boston

1830 1st National Black convention meets (Phila)

1850 Slave trade abolished in DC, but slavery allowed to continue

1854 British & French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea

1859 Patent granted on the electric range

1860 1st British royalty to visit US, Prince of Wales (King Edward VII)

1863 Civil War Battle of Chickamauga, near Chattanooga, Tenn, ends

1873 Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure)

1877 Chase National Bank opens in NYC (later merges into Chase Manhattan)

1879 US Grant comes to SF for elaborate extended visit

1881 Chester A Arthur sworn in as president

1884 6.2 mile Arlberg railroad tunnel completed in Austria

1884 Equal Rights Party nominates female candidates for Pres & VP

1902 Chic White Sox Jim Callahan no-hits Detroit Tigers, 3-0

1907 Pitts Nick Maddox no-hits Bkln Dodgers, 2-1

1908 Chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0

1911 Yanks set team record 12 errors in a double header

1933 Pittsburgh Steelers (as Pirates) play 1st NFL game, lose 23-2

1942 Gunther Hagg becomes world champ of all records from 1500m to 5000m

1945 German rocket engineers begin work in US

1948 Mexican Baseball league disbanded

1949 Tennis player Pancho Gonzales turns professional

1951 1st North Pole jet crossing

1951 Ford Frick elected commissioner of baseball

1952 Dano was born!!! :)

1954 1st FORTRAN computer program run

1954 1st National People's Congress adopts Chinese constitution

1954 Roger Bannister awarded Britain's Silver Pears Trophy

1958 Baltimore Oriole knuckler Hoyt Wilhelm no-hits NY Yankees 1-0

1958 Martin Luther King Jr stabbed in chest by a deranged black woman in NYC

1960 UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries & Cyprus (96 nations)

1961 After 84 1/3 innings Bill Fischer gives up a base on balls

1961 Roger Maris hits home run # 59 & barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

1962 James Meredith is blocked from entering Miss U as its 1st black

1964 Paramount theater (NYC) presented the Beatles & Steve & Eydie

1966 US Surveyor B launched toward Moon; crashed Sept 23

1967 Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38

1968 Mickey Mantle hits final career homer # 536

1969 Pitts Pirate Bob Moose no-hits NY Giants, 4-0

1970 Luna 16 lands on Moon's Mare Fecunditatis, drills core sample

1972 Police find cannabis growing on Paul & Linda McCartney's farm

1973 Billy Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in battle-of-sexes tennis match

1973 Willie Mays announces retirement at end of 1973 season

1975 David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks

1975 Gary Sentman draws a record 176 lb longbow to a maximum 28¬" draw

1976 Playboy releases Jimmy Carter's interview that he lusts for women

1976 Sid Berstein offers $230 million charity concert for Beatle reunion

1977 Voyager 2 launched for fly-by of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

1979 Bloodless coup in Central African Rep overthrows Emperor Bokassa I

1979 NASA launches HEAO

1980 Plaque dedicated in Thurman Munson's memory at Yankee Stadium

1980 Spectacular Bid runs in Belmont alone as 3 horses drop out

1981 Joe Danelo kicks then NY Giant record 55 yard field goal

1982 NFL players begin a 57 day strike

1983 3,112 turn out to see the Pirates play the NY Mets at Shea Stadium

1984 Suicide car bomb attacks US Embassy annex in Beirut

1985 Curtis Strong is convicted for selling cocaine to pro baseball players

1985 Walt Disney World's 200-millionth guest

1986 Wichita State Shockers blow a 35-3 lead; lose 36-35 to Morehead State

1987 Alain Prost wins record 28th Formula one auto race

1987 Walter Payton scores NFL record 107th rushing touchdown

1990 Both Germanys ratify reunification

1990 Saddam Hussein demands US networks broadcast his message

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On this day in history:

1908 Chic White Sox Frank Smith 2nd no-hitter, beats Phila 1-0

So... Dano... Where were your seats during this game?

^_^

:lol:

:P

:rolleyes:

TIGHT LINES, YA'LL

 

"There he stands, draped in more equipment than a telephone lineman, trying to outwit an organism with a brain no bigger than a breadcrumb, and getting licked in the process." - Paul O’Neil

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