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Old 08-27-04, 05:02 AM
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the "on this day" thread

let's keep this alive day after day
included famous births, deaths, historic events, births/deaths of friends or family, holidays etc
be sure to include the year


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on August 27
Pee Wee Herman born (1952)
Mariner 2 launched; 1st probe to fly by Venus (1962)
President Reagan announces the Teacher in Space project (1984)
20th Space Shuttle Mission Launched, Discovery (1985)
2008 - Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party for President of the United States

holidays
England, Channel Is, Northern Ireland, Wales : Bank Holiday - - - - - ( Monday )
Gibralter : Late Summer Bank Holiday
Hong Kong : Liberation Day (1945) - - - - - ( Monday )

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perhaps canada has a different calender than the u.s.a? august 37 eh?
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On a somewhat related note, does anyone know of a page that lists all those silly types of days, like National Left Handers Day, National Jelly Bean Day, etc?
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Originally posted by movieking
On a somewhat related note, does anyone know of a page that lists all those silly types of days, like National Left Handers Day, National Jelly Bean Day, etc?
Try this
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Stevie Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash in 1990
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1904 1st airplane flight to last more than 5 minutes
1967 - First issue of Rolling Stone Magazine is published.
1982 Sugar Ray Leonard retires for the 1st time
1989 East Berlin opens its borders- 19 years ago but seems like yesterday

I skipped a few days
sorry

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Days? You skipped a few years!
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Originally Posted by Bronkster View Post
Days? You skipped a few years!
I'm a little out shape so I'm slow
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/November_10
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Re: the "on this day" thread

John Belushi dies (1982)
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Re: the "on this day" thread

Thanks for keeping this up to date. I look forward to the next update in 2016.
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Re: the "on this day" thread

Somehow we lost 1,211 days of entries.
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Re: the "on this day" thread

August 23
1904 – The automobile tire chain is patented.
1990 -East/West Germany vote to unite into one nation
Armenia declares its independence from the Soviet Union.

I'll be back in the morning for August 24

I can't believe I started this thread 8 years ago

born on this date

1949 – Shelley Long, American actress
Rick Springfield, Australian singer and actor
1970 River Phoenix, American actor (died 1993)
1980 – Rex Grossman, American football player
1988 – Jeremy Lin, American basketball player


died:
2003 – Bobby Bonds, American baseball player and manager (born 1946)

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Re: the "on this day" thread

Originally Posted by canadian bacon View Post
i'll be back in the morning for august 24
...2054.
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Re: the "on this day" thread

August 24 is almost over.

On this day, I had dim sum.
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Re: the "on this day" thread



This thread doesn't deliver......................
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Re: the "on this day" thread

On this day, Mr. Salty was born. Please put gifts, treats and cash in the corner. Thank you.
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Re: the "on this day" thread

Originally Posted by Mr. Salty View Post
On this day, Mr. Salty was born. Please put gifts, treats and cash in the corner. Thank you.
Along with wallets, purses, watches, rings, and any other jewelry items?
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Re: the "on this day" thread

I overslept this morning or I would've it sooner
Also changing it up a bit one event per day a link and video if available
August 24,1992
Hurricane Andrew makes landfall near Miami
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hurricane_Andrew
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2eaR...e_gdata_player

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Re: the "on this day" thread

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Along with wallets, purses, watches, rings, and any other jewelry items?
Yes, except for ankle bracelets. I don't need any more goddamn ankle bracelets.
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Re: the "on this day" thread

Abe Vigoda is still alive.
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Re: the "on this day" thread

August 25, 1984
Truman Capote dies at 59

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