Thursday, July 23, 2009

On This Day July 23

On this Day......
1715 - The first lighthouse in America was authorized for construction at Little Brewster Island, Massachusetts.

1827 - The first swimming school in the U.S. opened in Boston, MA.

1829 - William Burt patented the typographer, which was the first typewriter.

1877 - The first municipal railroad passenger service began in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1886 - Steve Brodie, a New York saloon keeper, claimed to have made a daredevil plunge from the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River.

1904 - The ice cream cone was invented by Charles E. Menches during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis, MO.

1984 - Miss America, Vanessa Williams, turned in her crown after it had been discovered that nude photos of her had appeared in "Penthouse" magazine. She was the first to resign the title.


1998 - U.S. scientists at the University of Hawaii turned out more than 50 "carbon-copy" mice, with a cloning technique.
On This Day: July 23, 1992:

The Top 10 Grossing Movies USA 1992
1. Aladdin
2. Home Alone 2
3. Batman Returns
4. Lethal Weapon 3
5. A Few Good Men
6. Sister Act
7. The Bodyguard
8. Wayne's World
9. Basic Instinct
10. Unforgiven

The Top 20 Songs
# 1
I Will Always Love You
- Whitney Houston
# 2
End of the Road
- Boys II Men
# 3
Jump
- Kris Kross
# 4
Baby Got Back
- Sir Mix-A-Lot
# 5
Save The Best For Last
- Vanessa Williams
# 6
I'm Too Sexy
- R*S*F (Right Said Fred)
# 7
To Be With You
- Mr. Big
# 8
How Do You Talk To An Angel
- The Heights
# 9
I'll Be There
- Mariah Carey
# 10
All 4 Love
- Color Me Badd
# 11
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- George Michael/Elton John
# 12
This Used To Be My Playground
- Madonna
# 13
If I Ever Fall In Love
- Shai
# 14
Baby-Baby-Baby
- TLC
# 15
Sometimes Love Just Ain't Enough
- Patty Smyth/Don Henley
# 16
Tears In Heaven
- Eric Clapton
# 17
Rump Shaker
- Wreckx-N-Effect
# 18
My Lovin' (Your're Never Gonna Get It)
- En Vogue
# 19
I Love Your Smile
- Shanice
# 20
Under The Bridge
- Red Hot Chilli Peppers


And on This Day at 8:02 PM: My DS was born.

This is him at 5 months:



And this is him now....


HAPPY BIRTHDAY SON!

2 comments:

Joansie said...

What a handsome son! You are rightfully proud and he's lucky to have you as a mom!!!! :>)

Sandy said...

Interesting, love historical facts; but I think the first lighthouse in the country was in Florida. I was just reading about before posting my latest post.

Sandy
have a great wkend.

Camo & Pumpkin Hats