Monday, December 31, 2007

Today in History

Jodie and Katie would like to celebrate birthdays this year by reminding us of what happened today in history. Happy Birthday, Chase and in remembrance of Grandma.
Birthdays: 1943 John Denver
Val Kilmer 1959
Anthony Hopkins 1937
Ben Kingsley 1943
1879 Edison gives 1st public demonstration of his incandescent lamp
1862 - U.S. President Lincoln signed an act admitting West Virginia to the Union.
1947 - Roy Rogers and Dale Evans were married.
1907 For the 1st time a ball drops at Times Square to signal the new year
1944 48 people die in a train accident in Ogden UT
1961 1st performance of Beach Boys
1966 Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 & stays there for 7 weeks
1970 - Paul McCartney filed a suit to dissolve the Beatles.
1971 - The Beatles broke up.

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