Thread: 8-13-12: Today in History
#1 8-13-12: Today in History08-13-2012, 02:52 PM
Berlin is divided, 1961
Patriots ambush Loyalists as French set sail, 1781
Rotary engine inventor Felix Wankel born, 1902
Deep Bottom Run campaign begins, 1864
Record day for the Berlin Airlift, 1948
Yosemite killer Cary Stayner born, 1961
First victim of Memphis yellow-fever epidemic dies, 1878
Aztec capital falls to Cortés, 1521
Hitchcock born, 1899
Fidel Castro born, 1926
Fast Times at Ridgemont High debuts, 1982
Novelist and screenwriter William Goldman is born, 1931
"Hound Dog" is recorded for the first time by Big Mama Thornton, 1952
Annie Oakley is born, 1860
Reagan signs Economic Recovery Tax Act (ERTA), 1981
Yankee legend dies, 1995
Prince Sihanouk criticizes the United States, 1966
Sappers raid Long Binh ammo dump, 1972
World War I
German crown council at Spa, 1918
World War II
The Battle of Britain escalates, 1940
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-historyThe difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
08-13-2012, 02:53 PM
Where is Retread?The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
08-13-2012, 02:58 PM
Bambi was released on this date in 1942
and in honor of that momentous occasion
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.C. S. Lewis
08-14-2012, 12:11 AMSolve a man's problem with violence and help him for a day. Teach a man how to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime - Belkar Bitterleaf
08-14-2012, 12:21 AM
1986 - United States Football League standout Herschel Walker signed to play with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.
1995 - Major league baseball Hall-of-Famer Mickey Mantle passed away in Dallas.
2011 - Texas Governor Rick Perry announced that he would be running president in 2012.
Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called "walking." - George W. Bush
I'm back - check it out in the LoungeIt's not how old you are, it's how you got here.
It's been a long road and not all of it was paved.
Live every day as if it were your last, because one of these days, it will be.
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