Category: This Day

July 29, 2008

From Vegas to San Diego – We Was a Shakin’ and a Rollin’

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At approximately 11:42 am, there was an earthquake with a magnitute of 5.8 (estimated. We now know it was 5.4). I’m fine, but it felt like it lasted for over a minute, but it was only about 30 seconds. The …

April 16, 2008

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January 30, 2008

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Today Is: National Write to Congress Day

On this Day in 1982:Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called “Elk Cloner.” (Source: Wikipedia)

Quote of the Day: Associate …

January 14, 2008

Post of the Day for January 14, 2008

Today is: National Clean Off Your Desk Day and Organize Your Home Day Sounds like neat freaks busy body day if you ask me.

On this Day in 1951: The National Football League has its first Pro Bowl Game (Los Angeles, …

January 11, 2008

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On this day in 1569: First recorded lottery in England.  (source:wikipedia.)

Quote of the Day:A committee can make a decision that is dumber than any of its members.-David Coblitz

Proverb of the Day: It is better to conceal one’s knowledge than …

January 10, 2008

Post of the Day for January 10, 2008

Today is: National Cut Your Energy Cost Day Might I suggest powering your alarm clock with a potato as MacGuyver did.

On this day in 1514:The first section of the Complutensian Polyglot (the world’s first multi-language Bible) was printed at Alcala, …

January 9, 2008

Post of the Day for January 9, 2007

On this Day in 1968: The only known snowfall occurs in Mexico City, additional snow falls on Jan. 10 and 11. (source: Wikipedia)

Quote of the Day: The reason why worry kills more people than work is that more people …

January 8, 2008

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Today Is: National Show and Tell Day at Work

On this day in 1966:Stephen Cardinal Wyszynski, the primate of Poland, was barred by the Polish government from attending the Vatican celebration of the 1,000th anniversary of Christianity in Poland. (Source:

January 7, 2008

Post of the Day for January 7, 2008

Today is: Thank God It’s Monday Day For those of us not on the unemployment line.

On this day in 1927: The Harlem Globetrotters play their first game. Source: Wikipedia

Quote of the Day: Talent wins games, but team work and …

January 6, 2008

Post of the Day for January 6, 2008

On this Day: Future renowned English Baptist preacher, Charles H. Spurgeon was converted to a living faith at age 16, in a Methodist chapel. (Hat Tip: Today in Christian History.)

Quote of the Day:The worst thing in this world, next …

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