Thursday, April 21, 2011

Why Is Today Special? 4/21/11

Robert Smith (1959) - He is 52 today, he is the singer/songwriter/gutairist for The Cure.

Tony Danza (1951) - He is 60 today, he is a famous actor, played on Who's the Boss?

Iggy Pop (1947) He is 64 today, he is the singer/songwriter for the band The Stooges.

Eilzabeth II (1926) - She is 85 today, Queen of UK.

Kindergarten Day - Kindergarten Day is celebrated in honor of Friedrich Froebel. He was born on this day in 1782. In 1837, he started the first Kindergarten in Germany

Maundy Thursday - Maundy Thursday, also known as Holy Thursday, Covenant Thursday, Great & Holy Thursday, and Thursday of Mysteries, is the Christian feast or holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles.

National High Five Day - Self explanatory, raise those hands and high five!

1789 - John Adams sworn in as 1st US VP (9 days before Washington)
1794 - NYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British.

1898 - Spanish-American War begins

1956 -   Elvis Presley's 1st hit record, "Heartbreak Hotel," becomes #1


  1. I'll have to break out Raw Power in Iggy's honor today.

  2. thanks to you!!!
    i dnt know any one of them

  3. there is a reason to celebrate every single day in a year :)

  4. i really like the kindergarten day. was a good time :D