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07-10-2009, 02:26 PM
July 10th.

Noteable births:
-1943 - Arthur Ashe
-1564 - John Calvin
-1856 - Nikola Tesla

Noteable deaths:
-138 - Roman Emperor Hadrian
-1920 - Admiral and First Sea Lord Jackie Fisher (British)
-1989 - Mel Blanc

Noteable events:
-48 BC - Pompey almost knocks off Cesear at the Battle of Dyrrhachium
-1859 - Big Ben completed
-1919 - USA Pres. Woodrow Wilson delivered the Treaty of Versailles to the Senate and urged its ratification.
-1940 - The Battle of Britian begins w/ the German Luftwaffe initiating air attacks on British shipping in the English Channel.
-1943 - The allied invasion of Sicliy began.

07-10-2009, 02:54 PM

Anyone's birthday too, today?


07-10-2009, 03:11 PM
My b-day is not today.

I'm just a history geek that gets off on stuff like this.

Weird Harold
07-10-2009, 05:28 PM
Anyone's birthday too, today?

According to http://www.theoryland.com/vbulletin/calendar.php Dahlia is 24 today. :)

Diewos and I won't get older for another week. :D

Gilshalos Sedai
07-10-2009, 05:34 PM
Happy BDay Dahl!

07-10-2009, 05:57 PM
yeah. it's true. I'm one year closer to dying today :p

thanks Gil ^^

Weird Harold
07-10-2009, 06:00 PM
yeah. it's true. I'm one year closer to dying today :p

Don't look at it that way, you're only a quarter of the way to the average high temperature in Las Vegas on your birthday -- set your goals higher than the high temeprature. :D

07-10-2009, 06:25 PM
Happy B-Day, Dahl. :)