On This Day

TODAY IS MAY 12, 2020!

MAY 12, 2020

Today is:

International Nurses Day

Odometer Day

National Nutty Fudge Day

 Limerick Day

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE (1820-1910) — British social reformer and the founder of modern nursing.
KATHERINE HEPBURN (1907-2003) — American actress with a 60 year career in films and a record 4 Academy Awards for Best Lead Actress.
GEORGE CARLIN  (1937-2008) — American stand-up comedian and actor.  Most famous for his “Seven Dirty Words” routine.
VING RHAMES (1959) — American stage and film actor. (Mission: Impossible, Pulp Fiction, Lilo & Stitch)
EMILIO ESTEVEZ (1962) — American actor, son of Martin Sheen and brother of Charlie Sheen.  Best known for: The Breakfast Club, Young Guns, and The Outsiders
TONY HAWK  (1968) — American professional skateboarder, actor, and philanthropist.

 

TODAY IN HISTORY

1846 – The infamous Donner Party of settlers departs Independence, Missouri on their way to California.
1926 – The Italian airship Norge is the first vessel of any kind to fly over the North Pole

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