Birthdays We Celebrate Today:
1820 - Florence Nightingale - Nurse
1925 - Lawrence "Yogi" Berra - Catcher, New York Yankees - A man of many confusing sayings.
1937 - George Carlin - Comedian - 7 Words You Can't Say. My Man.
1950 - Jocko Marcellino - Rocker - Sha Na Na
Passed on Today:
1992 - Robert Reed - Actor - The Brady Bunch
Stuff That Happened This Date:
1792 - Toilet that flushes itself at regular intervals is patented.
1865 - Last land action of Civil War at Palmito Ranch, Texas - Later becomes the Bunny Ranch.
1928 - Mussolini ends woman's rights in Italy - Don't tick off an Italian woman.
1958 - "Nee Nee Na Na Na Na Na Nu Nu" by Dickie Doo and the Don't hits #40 on the charts.
1959 - Liz Taylor gets married for the 4th time (Eddie Fisher is the sucker).
1973 - "Dueling Tubas" by Martin Mull hits #92 on the charts. - I only bring you the most important stuff that happens.
1990 - Nora Dunn and Sinead (Baldy) O'Connor boycott Saturday Night Live to protest Andrew "Dice" Clay as host.
1993 - Final broadcast of Cheers on NBC.
And that's history for today readers.