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mama said...

Today is the 4th day of the 42nd week, the 17th day of the 10th month, the 290th day of 2018, and: 
  • Black Poetry Day
  • Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day [AKA BRA Day USA]
  • Four Prunes Day
  • Hagfish Day
  • Information Overload Day
  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • International Print Day
  • Love Your Body Day
  • Medical Assistants Recognition Day
  • Mulligan Day
  • National Edge Day
  • National Fossil Day
  • National Pasta Day
  • National Playing Card Collectors Day
  • National Support Your Local Chamber of Commerce Day
  • National Take your Parents to Lunch Day
  • Pay Back A Friend Day
  • Spreadsheet Day
  • Wear Something Gaudy Day
  • World Trauma Day
 

ON THIS DAY IN ...

1456 – The University of Greifswald is established, making it the second oldest university in northern Europe (also for a period the oldest in Sweden, and Prussia).

1534 – Anti-Catholic posters appear in public places in Paris and in four major provincial cities supporting Huldrych Zwingli's position on the Mass -- he was questioning the doctrine that Jesus is really or substantially present in the Eucharist, not merely symbolically or metaphorically.

1558 – Poczta Polska, the Polish postal service, is founded.

1604 – Kepler's Supernova: German astronomer Johannes Kepler observes a supernova in the constellation Ophiuchus.

1814 – Eight people die in the London Beer Flood.

1817 – Giovanni Belzoni discovers the tomb of Seti I.[1]

1827 – Bellini's third opera, Il pirata, is premiered at Teatro alla Scala di Milano

1860 – First The Open Championship (referred to in North America as the British Open).

1888 – Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie).

1907 – Guglielmo Marconi's company begins the first commercial transatlantic wireless service between Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada and Clifden, Ireland.

1919 – RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.

1931 – mobster Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion and sentenced to 11 years in prison. He was released in 1939.

1933 – Albert Einstein flees Nazi Germany and moves to the United States.

1943 – The Burma Railway (Burma–Thailand Railway) is completed.

1956 – The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II in Sellafield, in Cumbria, England.

1956 – Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer play a famous chess game called The Game of the Century. Fischer beat Byrne and wins a Brilliancy prize.

1965 – The 1964–65 New York World's Fair closes after a two-year run. More than 51 million people had attended the event.

1980 – As part of the Holy See–United Kingdom relations a British monarch makes the first state visit to the Vatican

2003 – The pinnacle is fitted on the roof of Taipei 101, a 101-floor skyscraper in Taipei, allowing it to surpass the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur by 56 metres (184 ft) and become the world's tallest highrise.

2018 – Legalization of recreational use of cannabis in Canada.

 

Today I find myself humming quietly “Mama told me there’d be days like this” and thanking heaven that the week is halfway over.  It’s been a very long week and I have auditors in tomorrow.






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