Sunday, September 25, 2011

September Morn

 Sunday comics

Blast from the past

Today in History
Lead Story
Central High School integrated, 1957
American Revolution
Ethan Allen is captured, 1775
Formula One racetrack in Shanghai prepares for its grand opening, 2004
Civil War
Confederate president visits General Hood in Georgia, 1864
Cold War
Eisenhower and Khrushchev meet for talks, 1959
Little Augie Pisano is murdered, 1959
Mid-air collision kills 153, 1978
General Interest
Bill of Rights passes Congress, 1789
O'Connor takes seat on Supreme Court, 1981
IRA officially disarms, 2005
Michael Douglas born, 1944
William Faulkner is born, 1897
The Partridge Family premieres on ABC television, 1970
Old West
Cattle pioneer Oliver Loving dies of gangrene, 1867
Grover Cleveland pardons bigamists, adulterers, polygamists and unlawful cohabitants, 1894
Fifty-nine-year-old Satchel Paige pitches three innings, 1965
Vietnam War
Congressional opponents of Nixon Vietnam policy renew opposition, 1969
World War I
The Battle of Loos begins, 1915
World War II
Gestapo headquarters targeted in Norway, 1942

Todays pic dump

Quotes of the Day

Birthday Boy Christopher Reeve

 A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Christopher Reeve

At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.
Christopher Reeve

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.
Christopher Reeve

I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
Christopher Reeve
We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them.
Christopher Reeve
You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.
Christopher Reeve

You've got to give more than you take.
Christopher Reeve

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