Tuesday, March 25, 2008

March 25

On this day in history (and my birthday):

Events:
  • 1634 - Lord Baltimore, his younger brother Leonard Calvert, and a group of Catholic settlers founded the English colony of Maryland.
  • 1655 - Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens.
  • 1975 - Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by a mentally ill nephew.

Births:

  • 1911 - Jack Ruby
  • 1918 - Howard Cosell
  • 1938 - Hoyt Axton
  • 1942 - Aretha Franklin
  • 1947 - Elton John
  • 1962 - Marcia Cross
  • 1965 - Sarah Jessica Parker
  • 1966 - Jeff Healey
  • 1982 - Danica Patrick
  • 1984 - Katherine McPhee

Holidays:

  • Greek Independance Day
  • Mother's Day in Slovenia

Ok, I'm too tired in the wee morning hours of my birthday to link all of this for you, so I'll provide you with just one : Wikipedia, where I found all of the above simply by searching for "March 25".

4 comments:

Zarah said...

Happy Birthday! I hope you have a wonderful day.

Robyn's Nest said...

Happy Birthday!

Minnie~Knits said...

Happy Birthday Penny!
Eat some chocolate cake, buy some yummy yarn, and make your hubby give you a massage!

purplejen said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY from snowy Scotland. Hope you have a fab day!!!