Sorry, I can’t figure out how to enlarge this properly for the header, but I can post it here. It’s from Donna.
On this day in 1844 several people were killed aboard the USS Princeton when a 12-inch gun exploded.
In 1854 the Republican Party was organized in Ripon, WI. About 50 slavery opponents began the new political group.
In 1861 the U.S. territory of Colorado was organized.
In 1940 the first televised basketball game was shown. The game featured Fordham University and the University of Pittsburgh from Madison Square Gardens in New York.
In 1953, in a Cambridge University laboratory, scientists James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick discovered the double-helix structure of DNA.
In 1979 Mr. Ed, the talking horse from the TV show “Mr. Ed”, died.
And in 1983 “M*A*S*H” became the most watched television program in history when the final episode aired.
Quote of the Day
“Time is a circus, always packing up and moving away.”
Today is John Fahey’s birthday.
Today is also Pat Monahan’s birthday. From TrainVevo
And it’s Lisa Daggs’ as well.