Good Morning Speakies:
Hoping you all had a nice weekend, your favorite teams won their games, and mine surely did. I want to say a special “Thank You” to Elizabeth for a great surprise birthday party yesterday for my son Joe. Rosemary and I really had a great time and everything was really nice. I know it was tough keeping it a secret, it's hard to pull the wool over that kid’s eyes.
Now some history for today:
1899 – Hal Wallis – Movie producer (Maltese Falcon, Barefoot in the Park fame).
1908 – Clayton Moore – The original Lone Ranger.
1938 - Walter Koenig – Mr. Checkov (Star Trek).
1947 – Jon “Bowser” Bauman – Singer Sha Na Na.
Died This Date:
1901 – President McKinley – Of gunshot wounds inflicted by an assassin.
1982 – Grace Kelly – Actress and Princess of Monaco – Dies from car accident.
Stuff that happened today:
1716 – 1’st lighthouse in U.S. lit (Boston Harbor).
1848 – Alexander Stewart opens the 1’st department store – First blue light special is held.
1938 – Graf Zeppelin II, world’s largest airship, makes maiden flight.
1948 – Milton “Uncle Milty” Berle starts his TV career.
1965 – “F-Troop” premiers on TV.
1975 – Mother Elizabeth Seton canonized as 1’st U.S. born saint.
Have a great day and I’ll speak to you later.