Emily Rose Morris

My Grandpa David thinks I should keep an online journal of my 1st year, with words and pictures. So, I present to you, "Emily Rose Morris," my 1st Year.

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

What happened on my Birthday?

While looking around on the Internet, Grandpa David found these neat things that happened on January 18, my Birthday!

From SCOPE Systems

Birthdates:
1782--Daniel Webster, Orator/politician/lawyer
1892--Oliver Hardy, Comedy team member (Laurel & Hardy)
1904--Cary Grant, Actor
1913--Danny Kaye, Actor
1955--Kevin Costner, Actor
Deaths:
1936--Rudyard Kipling, Author, dies in Burwash England at 70
1996--Rudolf Wanderone Jr, aka Minnesota Fats, Billiard hustler, dies at 82
On this day:
1862--Confederate Territory of Arizona is formed
1896--1st demonstration of an x-ray machine in the US, New York City NY
1929--New York Daily Mirror columnist Walter Winchell debuts on radio
1933--White Sands National Monument, NM established
1943--Presliced bread sale banned to reduce bakery demand for metal parts
1948--Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour begins
1949--They Stand Accused courtroom drama premieres on CBS
1957--3 B-52's set record for around-the-world flight, 45 hours 19 minutes
1962--US begins spraying foliage in Vietnam to reveal Viet Cong guerrillas
1964--Beatles 1st appearance in Billboard Chart (I Want to Hold Your Hand-#35)
1964--Plans for the World Trade Center announced (New York City NY)
1969--Expanded 4 party Vietnam peace talks began in Paris
1974--The $6 Million Man starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV
1980--Gold reaches $1,000 an ounce
1980--Pink Floyd's The Wall hits #1
1983--IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball
1989--Otis Redding, Dion, Rolling Stones, Temptations, and Stevie Wonder inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
1993--Martin Luther King Jr holiday observed in all 50 states for 1st time
1996--Baseball owners unanimously approve interleague play in 1997
Holidays:
US--Martin Luther King Jr Day (1929) - - - - - (Monday)

I guess I'm in pretty good company. We'll have to look into some of the News Headlines for January 18th.

Bye for now -- Love, Emily