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Tales from the Sun

okay, well really this is just a spot for me to ramble on about random topics

Saturday, December 25, 2004
Today in History:

6 BC - Christ is Born

1066 - William the Conqueror was crowned king of England.

1223 - St. Francis of Assisi assembled one of the first Nativity scenes, in Greccio, Italy.

1776 - George Washington crossed the Delaware River and surprised the Hessians.

1821 - The founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton, was born in Oxford, Mass.

1926 - Hirohito became emperor of Japan, succeeding his father, Emperor Yoshihito.

1977 - British film actor, director, and producer Charlie Chaplin died in Switzerland at age 88.

1989 - Ousted Romanian President Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife, Elena, were executed.

1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigned following the disintegration of the Soviet Union.

1995 - Singer Dean Martin died at age 78.

2002 - Katie Hnida became the first woman to play in a Division I football game.

2004 - I asked Amanda to marry me. She accepted. The wedding will be Columbus Day Weekend 2005.




You are goign to invite us right?
Well. It seems to me that after that LAST bit of tidbit, the fact that Jesus was born in 6BC and the part about the first chick to play football is it a bit of an anti-climax. :o) And I can't agree with Joseph more. It is in our calendar... :oD
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