Tuesday, November 18, 2003

Hey, I had a friggin birthday! Holy crap. November 18th 1974 was a Monday. It freakin figures.

Two years before my birth Nixon was trying to get funding for a Police Action.

On my Fourth Birthday, Jim Jones had a Koolaid party

1307 William Tell shoots apple off his son's head

1883 - At exactly noon on this day, American and Canadian railroads begin using four continental time zones to end the confusion of dealing with thousands of local times. The bold move was emblematic of the power shared by the railroad companies.

1932 Al Jolson's radio show launches

1960 The End of the DeSoto

1969 - Joe Kennedy Died.

1994 Cab Calloway dies

(all info pulled from The History Channel.
Notice nothing real fun happened on my birthday?

1964 J Edgar Hoover describes Martin Luther King as "most notorious liar"
1966 US RC bishops did away with rule against eating meat on Fridays

Gotta love the Sixties.
Except that Damn mouse in 1928. It was his birthday too.

Oh yeah in the tradition of French Military achivements. November 18, 1803: Battle of Vertieres, in which Haitians defeat French


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