Hello Guys and Dolls:
A happy Tuesday to my readers. Today is also Homemade Bread Day so if you don’t feel like baking stop by your local bakery and pick one up. Speaking of bakeries there is a great German bakery located in Yalaha, FL, excellent breads, cakes and pastries. I’ll post the link here so if you are ever in the area while visiting Central Florida, stop in and try some of the best baked goods around. http://www.yalahabakery.com/
Famous Birthday Today:
1755 – Louis XVIII – 1st post revolutionary king of France.
1907 – Lee Strasberg – Director.
1925 – Rock Hudson – Doris Day’s main squeeze.
1942 – Martin Scorsese – Director.
1944 – Danny DeVito – Short funny man.
Died This Date:
1917 – Auguste Rodin – Sculptor.
1988 – Sheilah Graham – Gossip columnist dies of a heart attack.
Stuff That Happened:
1800 – Congress held 1st session in Washington, DC.
1853 – Street signs authorized at San Francisco intersections.
1869 – Suez Canal opens.
1913 – Panama Canal opens.
1940 – Green Bay Packers become first NFL team to travel by plane.
1968 – Heidi Bowl – NBC misses Oakland Raiders comeback win.
1973 – Tricky Dick Nixon tells AP, “I’m not a Crook.”
1977 – Miss World Contest – Miss UK wears a $9,500 platinum bikini.