Saturday, January 05, 2008

January 5

Important events that occured on this date:

  • 1759 - George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis.

  • 1909 - Colombia recognizes the independence of Panama.

  • 1919 - Free Committee for a German Workers Peace founded, which would become the Nazi party.

  • 1933 - Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.

  • 1938 - Jim Otto, American football player, born

  • 1940 - FM radio is demonstrated to the FCC for the first time

  • 1943 - George Washington Carver, American educator, dies

  • 1957 - Major league baseball player Jackie Robinson retires.

  • 1970 - Soap opera: All My Children premieres.

  • 1972 - President of the United States Richard Nixon orders the development of a space shuttle program.

  • 1988 - Pete Maravich, American basketball player, dies

  • 2004 - Tug McGraw, American baseball player, dies

  • 2005 - Eris, the largest known dwarf planet in the solar system, was discovered by the team of Michael E. Brown, Chad Trujillo, and David L. Rabinowitz using images originally taken on October 21, 2003, at the Palomar Observatory.

  • 2006 - LID of Lookin' for Number Four family


Gail said...

Inching closer?? Haven't we been doing that for about 2 years now?
The only positive I saw was on the CAWLI update.."Next LID is 1-5-06"
We are NEXT with CAWLI!!!
I never thought we would ever see that in black and white!!

Gail said...

Happy 2 Year Anniversary!