2002 - Russian figure skater and Olympic Champion (1988 and 1994) Ekaterina Gordeeva marries Ilia Kulike 1998 Olympic Champion figure skater
2012 - Country music singer Wynonna Judd marries drummer Cactus Moser
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Healthy grocery shopping is a learned skill that can save you time, money, and many calories in your quest for healthy eating! If junk food is not in your house, you probably won’t eat as much, and weight control will be easier!
Find out some Healthy Diet Habits to practice at the grocery store from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1786 - 100,000 people are killed in the Sichuan province of China when a landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses
1793 - The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris, and a year later becomes the first public zoo.
1854 - The first class of the United States Naval Academy students graduate
1886 - Mount Tarawera in New Zealand erupts, and kills 153 people
1898 - US Marines land in Cuba during the Spanish-American War
1935 - Dr. Robert Smith and William Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous
1940 - Norway surrenders to German forces during World War II
1940 - Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom during World War II
1947 - Saab produces its first automobile.
1967 - The Six-Day War ends when Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire with UN help
1977 - Apple Computer put is first Apple II computers on sale
1991 - Eleven year old Jaycee Lee Dugard is kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe, California. She remains a captive until 2009.
2013 - A series of bombs explode across Iraq and kill 70 people
This Day in Music
1964 - The Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album in Chicago
1966 - Janis Joplin's first live concert is in the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco
1966 - Monday Monday by the Mamas & Papas goes gold
1966 - Paperback Writer by the Beatles is released in the UK
1967 - 15,000 attend the Fantasy Faire & Magic Mountain Music Festival in California
1967 - I Was Made to Love Her by Stevie Wonder is released
1972 - Elvis Presley records a live album at New York City's Madison Square Garden
1975 - One of These Nights by The Eagles is released
1976 - 67,000 fans attend the Wings concert at Seattle's Kingdome
1978 - You're The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John hits #1
1978 - Life's Been Good by Joe Walsh is released (video below)
This Day in Sports
1829 - The first boat race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge
1944 - The youngest player ever in a major league baseball game is 15 year old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds
1952 - Sam Mele of the Chicago White Sox is the 6th to get 6 RBI's in an inning
1979 - Bjorn Borg beats Victor Pecci (63 61 67 64) at the 49th French Men's Tennis
1981 - Pete Rose ties Stan Musials' NL record of 3,630 hits
1995 - Jeff Manto of the Orioles hits his 4th consecutive homer
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
White Whale (noun)
1. A cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas. 2. (figuratively) An obsession; monomania. 3. (trading cards) A printing plate, for a sports card, that is then issued as a collectible itself.
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