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