Saturday, April 23, 2011
Why Is Today Special? 4/23/11
John Cena (1977) - He is 34 today, he is a wrestler in the WWE and also an actor.
George Lopez (1961) - He is 50 today, he is a famous comedian and actor. starred on the George Lopez show.
Michael Moore (1954) - He is 57 today, he is a controversial documentary film maker.
William Shakespeare (1564) - He would be 447 today, he was a famous playwright.
National Bulldogs Are Beautiful Day - A day that recognizes the beauty of bulldogs, despite their droopy looks.
Book Day and Lover's Day (Spain) - Saint George’s Day and the anniversary of the death of Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes have been observed with special ceremonies in the Palacio de la Disputacion and throughout the city since 1714. Book stands are set up in the plazas and on street corners. This is Spain’s equivalent of Valentine’s Day. Women give books to men; men give roses to women.
1597 - William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor is first performed, with Queen.
1618 - Imperial civil servants thrown out a window of Prague Castle
1883 - Baseball game between one-armed & one-legged players
1922 - Walt Disney incorporates his 1st film company Laugh-O-Gram Films