Friday, November 26, 2010

Friday Fun!!!

On This Date In 1865 "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is published.
On This Date In 1883 preacher, abolitionist, and women's rights advocate Sojourner Truth died in Battle Creek, Michigan.
On This Date In 1914 the HMS Bulwark suddenly blew up with an appalling explosion, taking all but 12 of her 750 crew.
On This Date In 1942 "Casablanca" is released, and opened in New York City.
On This Date In 1996 The Smashing Pumpkins release a five-disc box set The Aeroplane Flies High.
On This Date In 2000 Jean Bertrand Aristide is re-elected President of Haiti..
On This Date In 2001 concert video Elevation 2001: U2 Live from Boston, is released from the first American leg of their Elevation Tour.
On This Date In 2008 Boston Celtics defeat Golden State Warriors, 119-111, and the Buffalo Sabres defeat Boston Bruins, 3-2

Happy Birthday Rich Little (1938), Tina Turner (1939), Jamie Rose (1959), Kara Walker (1969), Natasha Bedingfield (1981).

RIP Charles Schulz (1922 - 2000), Robert Goulet (1933 - 2007).

Bad Astronomy: Cannibal Galaxies - Those stately galaxies we've long admired are not exactly what we thought!

Best Photographs taken by Hubble Telescope SUBHANALLAH 

Democracy is the only system that persists in asking the powers that be whether they are the powers that ought to be. -Sydney J. Harris 

Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.-Oscar Ameringer   

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.- James Freeman Clarke   I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.-Harry Emerson Fosdick  

Determine the thing that can and shall be done, and then we shall find the way. - Abraham Lincoln

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