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National Boston Cream Pie Day - One of my most favorite things about Boston...except for Boston itself!!






                                             National iPod Day - If it wasn't for an iPod, we would be using Walkman 18.4 and still using a fold-up cellphone!!


🐶Pet Drive-In Movie🐱

1942



So the dinosaur is created by collecting DNA from an amber-covered mosquitoes??? Michael Crichton, science fiction writer and author of Jurassic Park, The Terminal Man, The Andromeda Strain...was born on this day. And...

1959


EAT IT!! EAT IT!! Weird Al Yankovic, singer who covers most popular songs...with a twist, has a birthday today. And...

1986



The Mother of Dragons, Khaleesi, The Silver Queen, The Dragon Queen, The Princess that was Promised, Daenerys Targaryen...regardless of what she went by in Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke has a birthday today.

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4004 BC


🌎🥳 Happy Universe Birthday for today our Universe is 6,022 years old according to the Ussher Chronology.

1641



(In the "Because my God is all about love!!" Department) Rebellion in Ireland. Catholics, under Phelim O'Neil, rise against the Protestants and massacred men, women and children to the number of 40,000 (some say 100,000)

1707

​The first Parliament of Great Britain meets
1783Virginia emancipates slaves who fought for independence during the Revolutionary War

1861


President Abraham Lincoln suspends the writ of habeas corpus in Washington, D.C. for all military-related cases

1918




President Wilson feels satisfied that the Germans are accepting his armistice terms and agrees to transmit their request for an armistice to the Allies. The Germans have agreed to suspend submarine warfare, cease inhumane practices such as the use of poison gas, and withdraw troops back into Germany

1952


The Nobel Prize for Medicine is awarded to Ukranian-born microbiologist Selmart A. Waksman for his discovery of an effective treatment of tuberculosis
1973A U.N. sanctioned cease-fire officially ends the Yom Kippur warbetween Israel and Syria

1983



A truck filled with explosives, driven by a Moslem terrorist, crashes into the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon. The bomb kills 237 Marines and injures 80. Almost simultaneously, a similar incident occurs at French military headquarters, where 58 die and 15 are injured


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