Wednesday, April 14, 2010

This date in history

April 14th 1865: President Abraham Lincoln shot in Ford's Theater by John Wilkes Booth

1902: JC Penney opens his first store, in Kemmerer, Wyoming
Marie & Pierre Curie isolaed the radioactive element radium

1925: First regular-season Cubs game to be broadcast on radio (WGN)

1948: A flash of light is observed in crater Plato on the Moon

1971: Supreme Court upheld busing as means of achieving racial desegregation

1978: WRR-AM in Dallas, Texas changes call letters to KAAM

1979: Susan Horvath, of Penn is crowned America's Young Woman of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Horvath, but this is who should've won as soon as she was born.

As Peanut pointed out to anyone who would listen, "Today is my mommy's birthday. She's 31!"

Happy Birthday Jen!


deb said...

Such a great picture!!! Have a terrific day. Deb

Rikki said...

LOVE the picture. Classic Swanny Jr. Happy Birthday Jen! You are super! :D