Monday, October 22, 2007

My birthday

Ok so yesterday was my birthday and as you can see I am posting this a day late, but also as you can see I did no posting yesterday. In fact I did little to nothing yesterday, I watched some football and read a book. It was grand, so anyway, some random things that happened on my birthday.

-Junior Dude shares my birthday
-There are 71 days remaining in the year.
-1517 - Martin Luther nails his 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, thus beginning the Protestant Reformation.
- 1520 - Ferdinand Magellan discovers a strait now known as Strait of Magellan
-1921 - President Warren G. Harding delivers the first speech by a sitting President against lynching in the deep south.
-1917 - Dizzy Gillespie, American musician (d. 1993) was born.
-1929 - Ursula K. Le Guin, American author was born.
-1959 - Ken Watanabe, Japanese actor was born.
-1978 - Will Estes, American actor and Joey Harrington, American football player were born in the same year as me.
-1969 - Jack Kerouac, American novelist (b. 1922) died on this day.
-2003 - Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969) died on this day.

8 comments:

Distributorcap said...

hey happy birthday

time to go on the road....

Dr. Monkey Von Monkerstein said...

Holy crap, my birthday was Saturday. All the great bloggers were born in October. Happy belated B Day!

Tengrain said...

Happy belated birthday boxer!

You shouldda told us, I would have baked a cake! Two slices for you!

Regards,

Tengrain

GourmetGoddess said...

Happy Birthday! And didn't something good happen with the Red Sox on your birthday?

Boxer rebel said...

Thank you to everyone for the happy birthday wishes.

Yes, GG- the BoSox did win the ALCS on my birthday which was nice, but my football team, Steelers, lost at the end with a late field goal by Denver so a bit of a bittersweet day sports wise.

FranIAm said...

Well I am really late to the party, but I did tell you HB last night.

You are one cool guy Boxer!

DCup said...

Happpy belated birthday, Boxer!

You rock, man, you rock.

TheCunningRunt said...

How the heck did I miss all this action???

Teh Haps to ya, man. And hey, sharing it with Junior Dude and Diz is pretty special!

Oh, and I Love the names-and-dates thing - can't ever learn too much!