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|03-29-2012, 11:49 PM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: So Fla-- NO place to Shoot AKA "TFF" Posting Clown
on this day in History
In the headlines today:
1998 British auto manufacturer Rolls-Royce is purchased by Germany's BMW for $570 million.
1991 Patricia Bowman accuses William Kennedy Smith, nephew of Senator Edward Kennedy, of rape at the Kennedy estate in Palm Beach, FL.
1996 The funeral for former US senator Edmund Muskie takes place in Bethesda, MD.
US president Ronald Reagan is wounded after being shot by John Hinckley, Jr., outside a Washington, DC, hotel.
1956 Mt. Nameless, an extinct Siberian volcano, erupts.
The Beatles finish overdubs of guitars, bass, tambourine, and vocal tracks for With A Little Help From My Friends, a song that will ultimately appear on their Sergeant Pepper album, at EMI Studios in London.
1945 Russia invades Austria during WWII.
1909 The Queensboro Bridge opens to traffic in New York City.
1870 African-American males are granted the right to vote as the 15th amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect.
1870 Texas is admitted back to the Union following the end of the US Civil War.
1867 The US and Russia reach agreement for the US to purchase the Alaska territory for $7.2 million.
1842 Ether is first used as an anesthetic during surgery by Drs. Crawford and Long of Jefferson, GA.
1840 'Beau' Brummel, English fashion expert, dies.
1822 Florida becomes a US territory.
1983 Scott Moffatt - guitarist, singer (The Moffatts)
1968 Celine Dion - singer
1964 Tracy Chapman - singer, songwriter
1957 Paul Reiser - actor
1945 Eric Clapton - guitarist, vocalist (Cream, Yardbirds)
1942 Graeme Edge - drummer (The Moody Blues)
1940 Jerry Lucas - basketball hall of famer
1937 Warren Beatty - actor, director
1930 Peter Marshall - TV game show host
1930 John Astin - actor (The Addams Family)
1929 Richard Dysart - actor
1913 Frankie Laine - singer
1913 Richard Helms - CIA Director (1966-73)
Capt. Mac Turk
U.S.C.G.-100 Ton-Unlimited Master
Fair winds & Following Sea's (My pops line) ~"Little Miss Magic"
"And the sea will grant each man new hope,His sleep brings dreams of home" Captain Marko Ramius Christopher Columbus
Member of D.A.D.D. till she's 21
keep your scuppers dry and your bilge pumped - ahoy, matey!
Quoted by Jim Hauff 10-6-11
They can take my guns after,
they pry my cold dead fingers off them
Last edited by Capt Mac Turk; 04-03-2012 at 05:20 PM..