It’s finally Friday! 🙂
On this day in 1859 the Philadelphia Athletics were formally organized to play the game of Town Ball.
In 1884 Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented “flaked cereal.”
In 1889 devastation struck Johnstown, PA. More than 2,200 people died after the South Fork Dam collapsed.
In 1913 the 17th Amendment went into effect. It provided for popular election of Senators.
In 1929 in Beverly, MA, the first U.S. born reindeer were born.
In 1962 Gestapo official Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel for his actions in the Nazi Holocaust.
In 1970 an earthquake in Peru killed tens of thousands of people.
And in 1974 Israel and Syria signed an agreement on the Golan Heights.
Quote of the Day
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.
Sometimes the music choice is really easy, like today. 🙂
It’s Mr. Bach’s birthday, so here’s the Cello Song, with 7 more cellos. 🙂 From ThePianoGuys
It’s also Johnny Paycheck’s.
And also, Peter Yarrow, from this trio.
Anyone have a QoD for us?