On This Day

TODAY IS APRIL 13, 2020!

APRIL 13, 2020

Today is:


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!

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

 

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

1861Fort 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.
1964Sidney 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.

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