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Monday, February 17, 2014

Seventeen

Sooooo, today is my birthday! In honor of today, I thought I'd let you know some of the things that have happened on 17 February.

  • 1653- Corelli, the composer, is born.
  • In 1753, Sweden switched from the Julian calendar to the Gregorian calendar and went from 17 February to 1 March! 
  • 1864- The H.L. Hunley became the first submarine to engage and sink a warship.
  • Madame Butterfly premieres in Milan.
  • The Blaine Act, in 1933, ends prohibition.
  • Newsweek is first published in 1933.
  • Rene Russo is born in 1954
  • 1962- Lou Diamond Phillips was born!
  • 1963- Michael Jordan was born. 
  • 1971- Denise Richards born.
  • 1972- Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters are both born!
  • 1980- I was born! 
  • 1981- Both Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Paris Hilton are born.
  • 1982- Thelonius Monk died:( Listen to some jazz in his honor. 
  • 1991- The birth of two gingers: Ed Sheeran and Bonnie Wright
  • In 1992, Jeffrey Dahmer is jailed for life for murder.
  • 1996- Sasha Pieterse was born. She is on Pretty Little Liars.
  • 2014- Scarlet has a great birthday!

1 comment:

Randi said...

Happy Birthday again... and Rene Russo is AWESOME!