V.19 No.10 |
DayBird - March 11th
By Geoffrey Anjou [ Thu Mar 11 2010 12:00 PM ]
537 - Goths lay siege to Rome. Quickly gave up, wrote a poem instead:
It is Boredom! — an eye brimming with an involuntary tear,
1302 - Romeo and Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare. I can neither confirm nor deny.
1847 – Johnny Appleseed, American pioneer agronomist (b. 1774)
1936 - Antonin Scalia, American Supreme Court Justice. Reagan appointed. I don’t find him particularly funny.
1955 – Sir Alexander Fleming, Scottish scientist, Nobel laureate (b. 1881)
1992– Lawrence Welk (b.1903) American bandleader and show peep.
1997 - Ashes of Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry are launched into space.
2006 - Former Serb leader Slobodan Milosevic was found dead of a heart attack in his cell during his war crimes trial in The Hague. Ha Ha.
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