APRIL 13, 2020
National Make Lunch Count Day — Forget the idea of a “working lunch” or even working through lunch. Turn everything off, and take time for yourself and your lunch today! Enjoy that extended lunch break.
National Peach Cobbler Day — Ooey, gooey peaches baked in a dish with a crumb/oat topping… what could be better?? Why not try some today on that lunch break you should be enjoying!
|GUY FAWKES (1570-1606) — English soldier and revolutionary. Planner of the Gunpowder Plot.|
|THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743-1826) — Author of the Declaration of Independence and 3rd President of the United States.|
|BUTCH CASSIDY (1866-1908) — American bank and train robber. Leader of the “Wild Bunch” in the American west with the Sundance Kid.|
|SAMUEL BECKETT (1906-1989) — Irish author, poet, and Playwright. Nobel laureate, 1969.|
|PETER DAVISON (1951) — English actor (Doctor Who – 5th Doctor, All Creatures Great and Small)|
TODAY IN HISTORY
|1861 – Fort Sumter, in Charleston Harbor, SC surrenders to Confederate forces after a nightlong bombardment.|
|1870 – The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is founded.|
|1943 – The Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC is dedicated on the 200th anniversary of the President’s birth.|
|1964 – Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American to win Best Actor at the Academy Awards for his performance in Lillies of the Field.|
|1997 – Tiger Woods becomes the youngest golfer to win the Masters Tournament, at the age of 21.|