Good Morning Class, pay attention and take notes, a pop-up quiz may occur on this blog site at any time.
Born This Date:
1926 - Don Rickles (Mr. Warmth).
1934 - Sonny Liston - Boxer - Called the Bear by Ali.
1973 - Wolf Wigo - Water Polo Driver (1986 Olympics) - I liked the name.
Died This Date:
1994 - George Peppard - A-Team
Stuff That Happened Today:
1784 - Only known deaths by hailstones in US (Winnsboro, SC) - I was there, dated a Southern Belle when I was in the service from that town.
1794 - US Post Office established - Their opening motto, "Let's Raise the Price of Stamps every Year."
1877 - 1st Westminister Dog Show held - A mutt wins.
1900 - 250 grave robbers shot to death - A bad choice of profession in those days.
1945 - World War II ends in Europe.
1952 - Mad Magazine debuts - "What Me Worry."
1993 - 16 year old Keron Thomas disguises himself as a motorman and takes NYC subway train and 2,000 passengers on a 3 hour ride. - Poor kid didn't get a train set for Christmas when he was little.