Today is the one year anniversary for Wandering Views. 🙂
Or is it a birthday?
Anyway, I decided it was as good a day as any to make some changes. I hope you like the new look. 🙂
Oh, and the videos are HUGE! 🙂
On this day in 1885 the first prizefight under the Marquis of Queensberry Rules was held in Cincinnati, OH.
In 1944 during the continuing celebration of the liberation of France from the Nazis, 15,000 American troops marched down the Champs Elysees in Paris.
In 1945 U.S. General Douglas MacArthur left for Japan to officially accept the surrender of the Japanese.
In 1949 at the University of Illinois, a nuclear device was used for the first time to treat cancer patients.
In 1967 the final episode of “The Fugitive” aired.
In 1971 Hank Aaron became the first baseball player in the National League to hit 100 or more runs in each of 11 seasons.
In 1977 three people were arrested in Memphis after trying to steal Elvis’ body. 😯 His body was moved to Graceland as a result.
And in 1983 two U.S. marines were killed in Lebanon by the militia group Amal when they fired mortar shells at the Beirut airport.
Quote of the Day
“But friendship is the breathing rose, with sweets in every fold.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
Today is Cheri Keaggy’s birthday.
Roy Orbison released this song today in 1964.
And in 1966 at Candlestick Park, the Beatles performed what would be their last public concert.
Anyone have a QoD for us?