Tuesday, March 27, 2012

March 27 - New Vest




New Vest


Little Guy in Chris Woven Yoke Sweater

Man walks down the street in a vest like that, folks know he's not afraid of anything.


This Day In History
1613
The first English child born in Canada at Cuper's Cove, Newfoundland to Nicholas Guy.*
1794
The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
1841
First US steam fire engine tested in New York City.
1851
First reported sighting of the Yosemite Valley by Europeans.
1871
The first international rugby football match, England v. Scotland, is played in Edinburgh at Raeburn Place.
1915
Typhoid Mary, the first healthy carrier of disease ever identified in the United States, is put in quarantine, where she would remain for the rest of her life.
1976
The first 4.6 miles of the Washington Metro subway system opens.
2004
HMS Scylla (F71), a decommissioned Leander class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.


Famous Birthdays
1760
Ishmail Spicer, American composer (d. 1832)
1813
Nathaniel Currier, American illustrator (d. 1888)
1845
Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1923)
1863
Sir Henry Royce, English automobile pioneer (d. 1933)
1868
Patty Smith Hill, American educator, author, and songwriter (Happy Birthday To You) (d. 1946)
1886
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, German architect (d. 1969)
1905
Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer (d. 1980)
1927
Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (d. 2007)
1942
Michael York, English actor
Michael Jackson, English writer (d. 2007)
1952
Dana Stabenow, American mystery and science fiction author
1963
Quentin Tarantino, American director, writer, and producer
1969
Pauley Perrette, American actress, photographer, poet, writer
1971
Nathan Fillion, Canadian actor


* - Well. Presumably to Mrs. Guy. Even in Newfoundland.


1 comment:

  1. Especially when he's known to be quick with a spatula.

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