Well its Monday again Speakies, but at least it’s a short work week for most of us. Hope you guys had a great weekend, downing those brews, watching those games and eating that food. Now before the kids start hitting you with those “Daddy Do You Know” questions, Joey Z will fill you head with a little knowledge. This week we celebrate “National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week”, HELLO nobody should do that.
The Famous Born Today:
912 – Otto I – German King, Holy Roman emperor.
1859 – Billy the Kid – Bandito.
1887 – Boris Karloff – The one and only Mr. Frankenstein.
1888 – Harpo Marx – Actor.
There were others but this is all you need to know today.
Died This Date:
1990 – Bo Diaz – Phillies catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish.
1991 – Freddie Mercury – Lead singer of Queen of AIDS.
1835 – Henry Burden – Patents the horseshoe manufacturing machine.
1887 – Notre Dame loses its 1st football game to Michigan 8-0.
1899 – First jukebox – Palais Royal Hotel, San Francisco.
1943 – US forces seize Tarawa Atoll and Makin Island from the Japanese.
1963 – JFK’s body lay in repose in the White House.
Try to have a good day and if anything pops I’ll be back.