- 1870 - The U.S. Weather Bureau was established
- 1895 - William G. Morgan invents volleyball
- 1942 - Daylight savings time goes into effect for the U.S.
- 1943 - The WWII battle of Guadalcanal ended with an American victory
- 1964 - The Beatles make their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show
- 1965 - The first U.S. troops are sent to S. Vietnam
- 1971 - The Appollo 14 spacecraft returned to Earth after man's third landing on the moon
People born on this day:
- 1773 - William Henry Harrison
- 1909 - Carmen Miranda
- 1914 - Gypsy Rose Lee
- 1914 - Ernest Tubb
- 1943 - Joe Pesci
- 1945 - Mia Farrow
- 1963 - Travis Tritt
- 1967 - ME!!!!!!!!
Yes, today is my 40th birthday. Yee haw. Time is just flying by and I plan on making the next 40 years my best.
As a birthday present to myself I want to know who you are. If you are a regular reader and I know who you are just say "Hi!". If you stop by on occasion and haven't said hello, please introduce yourself. I would love to know where you are from and that you are out there.