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Thursday, April 26, 2007

 

Circle of Life Thursdays


"Great artists need great clients." -- I.M. Pei

Born Today:
Muhammed, founder of Islam (570); Eugène Delacroix, French painter (1798); Ma Rainey, blues singer (1886); Ludwig Wittgenstein, iconic philosopher (1889); Rudolf Hess, Nazi official (1894); I.M. Pei, Chinese-born architect (1917); Carol Burnett, legendary comedienne (1933); Jet Li, movie asskicker (1963); Channing Tatum, super hottie (1980)

Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
John Wilkes Booth, actor/assassin (1865); Gypsy Rose Lee, actor/stripper (1970); Irene Ryan, actor/hillbilly (1973); Count Basie, musician/composer (1984)

On This Day:
1607 - Colonists of the Jamestown settlement make landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia.
1933 - The Gestapo, the secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established.
1986 - A nuclear reactor accident occurs at Chernobyl, the world's worst nuclear disaster.
1991 - Seventy tornadoes break out in the central United States.
1994 - Physicists announce first evidence of the top quark subatomic particle.

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