Good Morning Speakies: Today was a lousy day in history, but that's no excuse for not getting a lesson today, so here we go:
Born Unto Us This Date:
1738 - George III - English King during the American Revolutionary War - Bet he was sorry for taxing our tea.
1924 - Dennis Weaver - Actor Chester-Gunsmoke and movie Duel.
1944 - Michelle Phillips - Singer Mamas and Papas.
1970 - Menasha Skulnik - Comedian, wonder if was he or she was related to the Skulnik's from Revenge of the Nerds.
On This Day:
1070 - Roquefort Cheese created in a cave near Roquefort, France - There's a real fact for you.
1940 - German forces enter Paris in WWII. -Like Bogey said, "We'll always have Paris".
1942 - Battle of Midway begins. Later becomes movie with Charlton Heston.
1944 - 5th U.S. Army enters and liberates Rome from Mussolini's Facist armies. Macaroni and Vino for everyone.
1984 - Bruce "Jersey Boy" Springsteen releases "Born in the USA".
Short day in history. Have a nice day Speakies and be careful out there.