Happy birthday to me.
On this day…
* 1776: the Liberty Bell was rung to summon citizens of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the reading of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress.
* 1831: Dr. John Pemberton (inventor of Coca Cola) is born
* 1889: Wall Street Journal first published.
* 1908: Nelson Rockefeller is born
* 1947: Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed at Roswell.
* 1952: actress Angelica Huston is born.
* 1952: journalist/writer Anna Quindlen is born
* 1958: actor Kevin Bacon is born
* 1970: Beck is born
* 2005: The Oregon Senate passes a LGBT civil rights bill (including civil unions and addition of gays and lesbians to the state’s nondiscrimination act; it later dies in the House.
and in 1963, your blogmistress was born…
43 years old.