somewhere jerry garcia, bob marley, jimi hendrix, jim morrison and a few others are gathered around in a circle. passing around "ideas" on how to make the world a better place. or maybe those guys are just on the shirts of the dudes sitting at my table. whoa.
oh yeah! i almost forgot. Happy 4/20! Happy birthday One Nut (otherwise known as hitler)! And Happy birthday to my old stoner roommate brien. you stealing bastard.
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0295 - 8th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet 0850 - Guntherus becomes bishop of Cologne 1139 - 2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome 1505 - Jews are expelled from Orange Burgandy by Philibert of Luxembourg 1551 - John Dudley becomes English Earl Marshal 1650 - VOC-management sets new guidelines 1653 - Cromwell routes English parliament to house 1657 - Battle in Santa Cruz Bay, Tenerife: English fleet under Robert Blake sinks Spanish silver fleet 1702 - Comet C/1702 H1 approaches within 0.0437 AUs of Earth 1715 - Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Gray," premieres in London 1770 - Capt Cook arrives in New South Wales 1775 - British begin siege of Boston 1777 - New York adopts new constitution as an independent state 1792 - France declares war on Austria, Prussia and Sardinia 1799 - Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Tod," premieres in Weimar 1799 - Napoleon issues a decree calling for establishing Jerusalem for Jews 1809 - Napoleon I defeats Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria 1836 - Territory of Wisconsin created 1841 - 1st detective story (Poe's "Murders in Rue Morgue") published 1853 - Harriet Tubman starts Underground Railroad 1861 - Battle of Norfolk, VA 1861 - Colonel Robert E Lee resigns from Union army 1861 - Robert E Lee resigns from Union army 1865 - Chicago's Crosby Opera House opens 1871 - 3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus) 1872 - SF Bar Association organized 1879 - 1st mobile home (horse drawn) used in a journey from London and Cyprus 1884 - Pope Leo XIII encyclical "On Freemasonry" 1888 - 246 reported killed by hail in Moradabad, India 1894 - 136,000 mine workers strike in Ohio for pay increase 1896 - 1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa's "El Capit n," premieres in NYC 1898 - US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens 1902 - Marie and Pierre Curie isolate radioactive element radium 1903 - 7th Boston Marathon won by John Lorden of Mass in 2:41:29.8 1903 - NY Highlanders play their 1st game, with Jack Chesbro losing 3-1 to Al Orth and Washington 1904 - George Bernard Shaw's "Candida," premieres in London 1904 - Louisiana Purchase Exposition opens in St Louis 1908 - 12th Boston Marathon won by Tom Morrissey of NY in 2:25:43.2 1910 - Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0 1910 - Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km 1912 - Fenway Park officially opens, Red Sox beat NY Highlanders 7-6 in 11 1912 - Tiger Stadium in Detroit opens, Tigers beat Cleve Indians 6-5 1914 - 18th Boston Marathon won by James Duffy of Canada in 2:25:01.2 1914 - 33 killed by soldiers during mine strike in Ludlow, Colo 1916 - German-British sea battle off Belgian coast 1916 - Weeghman Park (Wrigley Field) in Chicago opens, Cubs beat Cin Reds 7-6 1917 - Pravda (Lenin names Russia "Free land of world") 1919 - Polish Army captures Vilno, Lithuania from Soviet Army 1920 - 7th modern Olympic games opens in Antwerp Belgium 1920 - Balfour Declaration recognized, makes Palestine a British Mandate 1920 - Big Show ends 2 year run on NBC radio 1920 - Tornadoes kill 219 in Alabama and Mississippi 1920 - Phillies mgr Gravvy Cravath puts himself in as pinch hitter, his 3- run homer beats NY Giants 3-0 1925 - 29th Boston Marathon won by Charles Mellor of Ill in 2:33:00.6 1926 - 1st check sent by radio facsimile transmission across Atlantic 1931 - 35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Mass in 2:46:45.8 1931 - British House of Commons agrees for sports play on Sunday 1934 - Heinrich Himmler becomes inspector Prussian secret state police 1935 - "You're Hit Parade" begins broadcasting (becomes #1 quickly) 1936 - 40th Boston Marathon won by Ellison Brown of RI in 2:33:40.8 1936 - Jews repel an Arab attack in Petach Tikvah Palestine 1939 - New York World's Fair opens 1939 - Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double 1940 - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pa 1941 - 100 German bombers attack Athens 1941 - Dodgers start to wear liners in their caps 1942 - German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach 1942 - Heavy German assault on Malta 1943 - Braves manager Casey Stengel is struck by a taxi, fractures a leg 1944 - Dutch Communist Party-resistance fighter John Postma sentence to death 1944 - NFL legalizes coaching from bench 1945 - Cleveland Browns organization formed by Arthur "Mickey" McBride 1945 - German occupiers flood Beemster and Fencer 1945 - Soviet troops enter Berlin 1945 - US 7th army captured German city of Nuremberg 1945 - US forces conquer Motobu peninsula on Okinawa 1946 - 1st baseball broadcast in Chicago, Cards vs Cubs 1946 - 50th Boston Marathon won by Stylianos Kyriakides of Greece in 2:29:27 1947 - Frederik IX becomes king of Denmark 1948 - NYC hikes subway fare from 5› to 10› 1948 - Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot and wounded at his home in Detroit 1949 - Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 1st race, in Albany, California 1950 - Balt's Memorial Stadium opens - Orioles of International League 1951 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak 1951 - Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators 1953 - 57th Boston Marathon won by Keizo Yamada of Japan in 2:18:51 1954 - "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances 1955 - "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 perfs 1957 - 61st Boston Marathon won by John J Kelley of Conn in 2:20:05 1957 - Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3rd player to hit a ball out of Fenway 1958 - Buses replace Key System trains at 3 AM 1958 - Louise Suggs wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open 1958 - Montreal Canadiens beat Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 for Stanley Cup 1958 - Morocco demands departure of Spanish troops 1959 - 63rd Boston Marathon won by Eino Oksanen of Finland in 2:22:42 1960 - "From A to Z" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances 1961 - American Harold Graham makes 1st rocket belt flight 1962 - NASA civilian pilot Neil A Armstrong takes X-15 to 63,250 m 1962 - New Orleans Citizens Co gives free 1-way ride to blacks to move North 1962 - OAS-leader ex-general Salan arrested in Algiers 1963 - "Sophie" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 8 performances 1963 - -30] All Africa Conferences of Churches opens in Kampala Uganda 1964 - 68th Boston Marathon won by Aurele Vandendriessche of Belg in 2:19:59 1964 - 86% of black students boycott Cleveland schools 1965 - People's Republic China offers North Vietnam military aid 1966 - WDCA TV channel 20 in Washington, DC (IND) begins broadcasting 1967 - French author R‚gis Debray caught in Bolivia 1967 - NY Met Tom Seaver's 1st victory, beats Cubs, 6-1 1967 - US Surveyor 3 lands on Moon 1967 - US planes bomb Haiphong for 1st time during Vietnam War 1967 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR 1968 - Pierre Elliott Trudeau sworn-in as Canada's PM 1968 - S Afr Boeing 707 crashes at Windhoek, 122 killed 1969 - 23rd Tony Awards: Great White Hope and 1776 win 1969 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Golf Open 1970 - 74th Boston Marathon won by Ron Hill of Great Britain in 2:10:30 1970 - Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialist chancellor of Austria 1970 - Ron Hill's 2:10:30 at Boston, sets new US marathon record 1971 - Barbra Streisand records "We've Only Just Begun" 1971 - US Supreme Court upholds use of busing to achieve racial desegregation 1972 - Apollo 16's Young and Duke land on Moon with Boeing Lunar Rover #2 1972 - Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket 1973 - Canadian ANIK A2 becomes 1st commercial satellite in orbit 1974 - Paul McCartney releases "Band on the Run" 1975 - 29th Tony Awards: Equus and Wiz win 1975 - 4th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer 1975 - Penguins 1-Isles 3-Quarterfinals-Penguins hold 3-1 lead 1976 - George Harrison sings lumberjack song with Monty Python 1977 - Supreme Court rules "Live Free or Die" may be covered on NH licenses 1977 - Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres 1978 - Korean Airlines flight 007 shot down by Soviets in Russian airspace 1980 - Cubans begin to arrive in US from Mariel boatlift 1980 - Donna White wins LPGA Florida "Lady Citrus" Golf Tournament 1981 - 10th Boston Women's Marathon won by Allison Roe of NZ in 2:26:46 1981 - 85th Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:09:26 1981 - Final performance of TV show "Soap" airs 1981 - Rocker Papa John Phillips arrested for drug possession 1982 - Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season 1983 - Pres Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security 1983 - Rangers 2-Isles 7-Patrick Div Finals-Isles hold 3-2 lead 1983 - Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock 1984 - Russian offensive in Panshirvallei Afghanistan 1985 - Carlos Lopes runs world record marathon (2:07:12) 1985 - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mark Williams 1985 - Karyn Marshall of NYC lifted 303 lbs in a clean and jerk lift 1986 - "Jerry's Girls" closes at St James Theater NYC after 139 performances 1986 - Michael Johnson sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game 1986 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site 1986 - Vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland 1987 - 16th Boston Women's Marathon won by Rosa Mota of Portugal in 2:25:21 1987 - 91st Boston Marathon won by Toshihiko Seko of Japan in 2:11:50 1987 - Sri Lanka: Tamils shoot 122 Singalezen dead 1987 - US deports Karl Linnas, charged with nazi war crimes, to USSR 1988 - Balt Orioles set worst record to start a season 0-14 (will go 0-21) 1988 - NJ Devils 1st playoff hat trick-Eric Broten 1988 - US accuses Renamo of killing 100,000 Mozambiquians 1988 - Yanks HR 9,999 (D Winfield) 10,000 (C Washington) 10,001 (J Clarke) 1990 - Pete Rose pleads guilty to hiding $300,000 in income 1990 - 8 2/3 inning perfect game pitched by Brian Holman of Oakland A's is spoiled by a home run hit by Ken Philips 1991 - "Les Miserables," opens at Odense Teater, Odense 1991 - 1st non stop flight Schiphol-Flamingo airport Bonaire 1991 - Mark Lenzi is 1st diver to score 100 pts on a dive (101.85) 1991 - Raghib "Rocket" Ismael signs with Toronto Argonauts for $26.2 million 1992 - 100th episode of "Murphy Brown" airs 1992 - 21st Boston Women's Marathon won by Olga Markova of Russia in 2:23:43 1992 - 96th Boston Marathon won by Ibrahim Hussein of Kenya in 2:08:14 1992 - All star concert in memory of Freddie Mercury held at Wembley Stadium 1992 - Expo '92 opens in Seville Spain 1992 - Joan Lunden, breaks her left shoulder after being thrown from a horse 1992 - Madonna signs $60-million deal with Time Warner 1993 - Uranus passes Neptune (once every 171 years) 1994 - Danny Harold Rolling, sentenced to death in Florida, for killing 5 1994 - Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed 1994 - Sohail and Inzamam make world record ODI partnership of 263 1994 - Space shuttle STS-59 (Endeavour 6), lands 1996 - Chicago Bulls win record 72 games in a season 1997 - "Gin Game," opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 144 performances 1997 - "Present Laughter," closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC 1997 - 1st baseball game in Hawaii, Cards beat Padres in doubleheader 1997 - 27th Easter Seal Telethon raises $47,392,682 1997 - 58th PGA Seniors Golf Championship: Hale Irwin 1997 - Cubs beat NY Mets ending NL worst opening, lost 14 straight games 1997 - Karrie Webb wins LPGA Susan G Komen International 1997 - Myrtle Beach LPGA Classic 1997 - Nick Price wins golf MCI Classic 1997 - PGA Seniors Championship 1997 - Mark McGwire, is 4th to HR on Detroit Tiger left field roof (others are Frank Howard, Harmon Killibrew, and Cecil Fielder)