Sunday, March 19, 2006

Happy 74th Birthday






Today is my fathers birthday.
He is 74 years old.
That means he is 888 months old.
He is 3,862 weeks old.
He has been alive for 27,028 days and
that makes him 648,688 hours old according to my calculations.


He was born on a Saturday, March 19th 1932. That makes him a Pisces. Born in a leap year. He was born in the Chinese year of the Monkey.

On this Day in history

  • 1628~ The Massachusetts colony was founded by Englishmen.
  • 1687~ French explorer La Salle was murdered by his own men while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River, in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 1822~ The city of Boston, MA, was incorporated.
  • 1831~The first bank robbery in America was reported. The City Bank of New York City lost $245,00 in the robbery.
  • 1903~ The U Senate ratified the Cuban treaty, gaining naval bases in Guantanamo and Bahia Honda.
  • 1915~ Pluto was photographed for the first time. However, it was not known at the time.
  • 1918~ The U.S. Congress approved Daylight-Savings Time.
  • 1931~ The state of Nevada legalized gambling.
  • 1945~ About 800 people were killed as Japanese kamikaze planes attacked the U.S. carrier Franklin off Japan.
  • 1948~ Lee Savold knocked out Gino Buonvino in 54 seconds of the first round of their prize fight at Madison Square Gardens.
  • 1953~ The academy Awards aired on television for the first time.
  • 1965~Rembrandt "Titus" sold for $7,770,000.
  • 1968~ Students at Howard University students seized an administration building.
  • 1972~ India and Bangladesh signed a friendship treaty.
  • 1977~ The last episode of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" aired.
  • 1981~ During a test of the space shuttle Columbia two workers were injured and one was killed.
  • 2001~ California officials declared a power alert and ordered the first of two days of rolling blackouts.

Happy Birthday Dad!

I love you.


N Posted by Rain at 3/19/2006 12:59:00 PM

1 Comments

  • Blogger My Mouth posted at 2:12 PM  
    This is a nice birthday card!
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