The antisemites at a certain airline screwed up everything about OMWC’s travel to Orlando yesterday, getting him to his hotel at sometime after o’dark-thirty, so he’s even more incoherent than usual this morning and asked me to fill in on links duty.
Because you all KNOW how sparkly I am in the morning!
1289: Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, King of Hungary (1301-05) and King of Bohemia and Poland (1305-06), born in Prague, Czech Republic (d. 1306)
1744: James McGill, Scottish-Canadian businessman and philanthropist, born in Glasgow, Scotland (d. 1813); later went on to fame as a .criminal.attorney. under a pseudonym.
1803: Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, Prussian physicist and climatologist, born in Legnica, Poland (d. 1879)
1846: George Westinghouse, American entrepreneur and engineer, born in Central Bridge, New York (d. 1914)
1955: Tony Dungy, American football coach
OK, and a bunch of other people. I’m tired of this section.
1857: First American Chess Congress hosted by the American Chess Association
1884: Naval War College forms in Newport, Rhode Island
1889: Thomas Edison shows his 1st motion picture
1890: General Conference of the Mormon Church outlaws polygamy
1911: Cy Young’s farewell appearance in a major league game is a letdown as he loses to Brooklyn 13-3 in a Braves uniform in his 906th game
1926: Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5
1939: Adolf Hitler announces plans to regulate Jewish problem
1956: Dr Albert Sabin discovers oral polio vaccine
1966: Oriole Jim Palmer, 20, is youngest to pitch a World Series shutout
OK, enough of this, too.
Have a great day, Glibs. I’m off to sleep, I hope.
I’ll let Todd and Co have the last word.