Birthday Information  

reverend21 49M
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4/29/2006 11:53 pm

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Birthday Information

Here's a little information about the day i wa born.

April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April.

Births
1586 - Saint Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (d. 1617)
1602 - William Lilly, English astrologer (d. 1681)
1623 - François de Laval, first bishop of New France (d. 170
1651 - Jean-Baptiste de la Salle, French educational reformer (d. 1719)
1662 - Queen Mary II of England (d. 1694)
1664 - François Louis, Prince of Conti, French general (d. 1709)
1710 - Johann Kaspar Basselet von La Rosée, Bavarian general (d. 1795)
1721 - Roger Sherman, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (d. 1793)
1723 - Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (d. 1806)
1777 - Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician, astronomer, and physicist (d. 1855)
1803 - Albrecht Graf von Roon, Prime Minister of Prussia (d. 1879)
1829 - Ferdinand von Hochstetter, Austrian geologist (d. 1884)
1857 - Eugene Bleuler, Swiss psychiatrist (d. 1940)
1865 - Max Nettlau, German anarchist and historian (d. 1944)
1870 - Franz Lehar, Austrian composer (d. 194
1876 - Orso Mario Corbino, Italian physicist (d. 1937)
1877 - Alice B. Toklas, American companion of Gertrude Stein (d. 1967)
1883 - Jaroslav Hašek, Czech novelist (d. 1923)
1893 - Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister (d. 1946)
1901 - Simon Kuznets, Ukrainian-born economist, Bank of Sweden Prize winner (d. 1985)
1902 - Theodore Schultz, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 199
1908 - Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (d. 1970)
1909 - Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (d. 2004)
1909 - F. E. McWilliam, Northern Irish sculptor (d. 1992)
1910 - Al Lewis, American actor and politician (d. 2006)
1916 - Claude Shannon, American engineer and mathematician (d. 2001)
1916 - Robert Shaw, American conductor (d. 1999)
1925 - Johnny Horton, American musician (d. 1960)
1930 - Lawton Chiles, American politician (d. 199
1933 - Willie Nelson, American musician, composer, and actor
1938 - Larry Niven, American author
1940 - Burt Young, American actor
1941 - Johnny Farina, American guitarist (Santo and Johnny)
1943 - Bobby Vee, American singer
1944 - Jill Clayburgh, American actress
1945 - Annie Dillard, American writer
1945 - Michael Smith, astronaut (d. 1986)
1946 - King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
1946 - Don Schollander, American swimmer
1947 - Finn Kalvik, Norwegian singer
1948 - Perry King, American actor
1949 - Phil Garner, baseball manager
1949 - Antonio Guterres, Prime Minister of Portugal
1954 - Jane Campion, New Zealand film director
1955 - Nicolas Hulot, French journalist and author
1956 - Jorge Chaminé, Portuguese baritone
1956 - Lars von Trier, Danish film director
1959 - Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada
1961 - Isiah Thomas, American basketball player, coach, and team owner
1964 - Barrington Levy, Jamaican musician
1969 - Paulo Jr., Brazilian bassist (Sepultura)
1969 - Clark Vogeler, American guitarist (The Toadies)
1975 - Elliott Sadler, American race car driver
1981 - John O'Shea, Irish footballer
1982 - Kirsten Dunst, American actress, Justin Green, National Football League fullback
1983 - Troy Williamson, American football player
1987 - Nikki Webster, Australian pop singer and entertainer

Holidays and observances
Scandinavia - The arrival of spring, Walpurgis Night
Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day
The Netherlands - Queen's Day
Roman Empire - third day of the Floralia in honor of Flora
Bealtaine Eve (From either Irish Bealtaine or Scottish Gaelic). Originally a Celtic Druid holiday
Vietnam - Liberation Day
Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church:
Saint Maximus, 3rd century martyr
Saint Marianus and James, martyrs in Numidia in 259
Suitbert the Younger (d. 807)
Catherine of Siena
Joseph Benedict Cottolengo
Pius V, pope
Mexico - Children's day.

Events
313 - Roman emperor Licinius unifies the entire Eastern Roman Empire under his rule.
711 - Islamic conquest of Iberia: Moorish troops led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad land at Gibraltar to begin their invasion of the Iberian Peninsula (Al-Andalus).
1429 - Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orléans.
1483 - Orbital calculations suggest that on this day Pluto moved inside Neptune's orbit, making Neptune the furthest planet from the Sun until July 23, 1503.
1492 - Spain gives Christopher Columbus his commission of exploration.
1671 - Petar Zrinski, the Croatian Ban from the Zrinski family, is executed.
1794 - The Battle of Boulou is fought, in which French forces defeated the Spanish under General Union.
1789 - On the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York City, George Washington takes the oath of office to become the first elected President of the United States.
1803 - Louisiana Purchase: The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million, more than doubling ‒ overnight ‒ the size of the young nation.
1812 - The Territory of Orleans becomes the 18th U.S. state under the name Louisiana.
1838 - Nicaragua declares independence from the Central American Federation
1863 - Mexican forces attacked the French Foreign Legion in Hacienda Camarón,Mexico.
1894 - Coxey's Army reaches Washington, D.C. to protest the unemployment caused by the Panic of 1893.
1900 - Hawaii becomes a territory of the United States, with Sanford B. Dole as governor.
1900 - Casey Jones dies in a train wreck in Vaughn, Mississippi, while trying to make up time on the Cannonball Express.
1904 - The Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair opens in St. Louis, Missouri.
1911 - The Great Fire of 1911 is ignited in Bangor, Maine, destroying much of the city.
1920 - Peru becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
1925 - Automaker Dodge Brothers, Inc is sold to Dillon, Read & Company for USD $146 million plus $50 million for charity.
1927 - The Federal Industrial Institute for Women, opens in Alderson, West Virginia, as the first women's federal prison in the United States.
1938 - The animated cartoon short Porky's Hare Hunt debuts in movie theaters, introducing Bugs Bunny.
1939 - Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first President of the United States to appear on television.
1939 - The 1939 New York World's Fair opens.
1943 - World War II: Operation Mincemeat ‒ The submarine HMS Seraph surfaces in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Spain to deposit a dead man planted with false invasion plans and dressed as a British military intelligence officer.
1945 - Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide after being married for one day.
1947 - In Nevada, the Boulder Dam is officially renamed Hoover Dam again.
1948 - In Bogotá, Colombia, the Organization of American States is established.
1973 - Watergate Scandal: President Richard Nixon announces that top White House aids H.R. Haldeman, John Ehrlichman, and others have resigned.
1975 - Fall of Saigon: Communist forces gains control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh.
1980 - Accession of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands.
1988 - In Dublin, Ireland, Céline Dion wins the thirty-third Eurovision Song Contest for Switzerland singing "Ne partez pas sans moi" (Don't leave without me).
1991 - A tropical cyclone hits Bangladesh killing an estimated 138,000 people.
1993 - The World Wide Web was born at CERN
1995 - U.S. President Bill Clinton became the first U.S. President to visit Northern Ireland.
1997 - Ellen DeGeneres's character comes out of the closet on the sitcom Ellen.
1999 - Cambodia joins the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) bringing the total members to 10.
1999 - Neo-Nazi bomber David Copeland detonates his third bomb in front of the Admiral Duncan pub and is arrested the night after.
2002 - A referendum in Pakistan overwhelmingly approves the Presidency of Pervez Musharraf for another five years.

A couple of Recent events

1995 - My last day in the military
2006 - Birthday celebration with my son
2006 - Sent Nude pics of me to .....


absolutelynormal 56F
6563 posts
4/30/2006 12:13 am

Happy Birthday!!


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 12:58 am:
Thank You

ArgosPlumyKooky 45F
3902 posts
4/30/2006 8:19 am

happy birthday mr reverend. . . happy birthday to you. . . . wow so do you keep all that in your back pocket?


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 11:00 am:

GoddessOfTheDawn 105F
11238 posts
4/30/2006 9:12 am


happy birthday

njoy, hope you'll have a great time with your son


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 11:01 am:
Thnak You

caressmewell 53F

4/30/2006 11:57 am

Happy Birthday
I didn't realize that so took place in our birth month.


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 12:34 pm:
Yep, they were busy tying to get away from all those screaming youg'uns

frogger1995 39F

4/30/2006 4:08 pm

What about "the day the most desired smile was born?"


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 6:17 pm:
ah but who desires it the most?

kelly402005 52F

4/30/2006 8:02 pm

Happy Great Fantastic Awesome Birthday!!!!!!!..........
For Real...


I honestly wish you the best. If you knew me, you'd know it!
If I say, "for real" it's ~A..........not kelly,( my middle name).


Have one of the best days of your life, For Real!
kel


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 11:17 pm:
dear lady, I trust you more than you will ever know, but I fear like me you have a gift of being often misunderstood.

I thank you for your birthday wishes, and I am truly honored by your friendship

Juliet610 51F

4/30/2006 10:01 pm

By the time you get this (your time) your b-day will be over, but here on the west coast, I still have two more hours to celebrate w/ you. Hope this is the year you meet Miss Right, and maybe Miss Right Now as well.... Wishing you all the best.

Julie


reverend21 replies on 4/30/2006 11:23 pm:
I don't have time for that anymore, for my Birthday this year i have to hire an attourney as my ex is causing new problems for me and my son

TabithaElectra79 37F

5/1/2006 2:05 am

Oooops I'm a day late, but happy~day after~birthday to you!


reverend21 replies on 5/1/2006 3:08 am:
you could never be late

ohsodelicious 57F
1922 posts
5/1/2006 8:53 am

rev{=} I hope you had a wonderful Birthday!! Holly crap...you must have spent some real time and effort on this post...interesting Tid-bits

Belated Birthday Hugs...OhSo{=}


reverend21 replies on 5/1/2006 9:58 am:
Naw, i went to a website that lists everthing that happened on your day of birth

/:>

TammyDHU 45F
246 posts
5/1/2006 10:28 am

Happy Belated Birthday!!!

hugs,
-T.


reverend21 replies on 5/1/2006 11:52 am:
thank you, thank you very much

rm_urwondering2 57F

5/1/2006 3:10 pm

hope you enjoyed your special day.just found blog today.was out of town doing some co bus in Tx (meetings). So,....now have lots of new tools to sell,sell....SEll!
hope you enjoyed & it was fabulous! : )


reverend21 replies on 5/1/2006 3:32 pm:
nice to see you again, don't be a stranger

MOfunNOWWOW 55F

5/1/2006 4:30 pm

HBx3...veddy interesting {=}


MOMO
just a squirrel trying to get a nut


rm_truedom2 55M
663 posts
5/2/2006 1:21 am

Happy belated birthday...and thank you for your service to our country.


reverend21 replies on 5/2/2006 1:33 am:
Thank you, and even though it was unplesant (to say the least ) at times, it was an honor to do my aprt to secure not only our freedom, but to assist those people in cotries that have no idea what freedom is.

EyeCandy33333 44F
761 posts
5/6/2006 10:30 pm

So now who did you send the nude pics to-lol!


reverend21 replies on 5/6/2006 11:54 pm:
nobody yet, jsut wanted to spice things up a little, too shy for that

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