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Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:17 am

Happy Birthday DaveC! :D

Historical Events on 25th April

1185 - Sea battle at Dan-no-ura: Minamoto Yoritomo beats Taira-family
1449 - Anti-pope Felix V resigns
1507 - Geographer Martin Waldseemuller 1st used name America
1541 - -26) Liege flooded after heavy down pour
1604 - Count Maurits' army lands at Cadzand
1607 - Battle at Gibraltar: Dutch fleet beats Spanish/Portuguese fleet
1614 - Amsterdam Bank of Loan forms
1626 - Battle at the Dessauer bridge: Monarch Albrecht von Wallenstein beats Earl of Mansfeld
1660 - English Convention Parliament meets & votes to restore Charles II
1678 - French troops conquer Ypres
1684 - Patent granted for thimble
1707 - Battle of Almansa-Franco-Spanish forces defeat Anglo-Portuguese
1719 - Daniel Defoes publishes "Robinson Crusoe"
1747 - Prince Willem V appointed viceroy of Zealand
1792 - Guillotine 1st used, executes highwayman Nicolas J Pelletier
1829 - Charles Fremantle arrives in the HMS Challenger off the coast of modern-day Western Australia prior to declaring the Swan River Colony for the United Kingdom.
1846 - Thornton Affair: Open conflict begins over the disputed border of Texas, triggering the Mexican-American War.
1849 - The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal's English population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
1850 - Paul Julius Reuter, use 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices
1859 - Ground broken for Suez Canal
1861 - Battle of Lavaca, TX
1861 - American Civil War: The Union Army arrives to reinforce Washington, D.C.
1862 - Battle of New Orleans LA - US Admiral Farragut occupies New Orleans
1864 - Battle of Marks' Mill, Arkansas (Camden Expedition)
1867 - Tokyo opens for foreign trade
1875 - Latest date for measurable snow in NYC (3")
1876 - Chicago Cubs 1st NL game, beats Louisville 4-0 (1st NL shutout)
1881 - 250,000 Germans petition to bar foreign Jews from entering Germany
1881 - French troops occupy Algeria & Tunisia
1886 - Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna
1891 - Pres Benjamin Harrison visits SF
1896 - Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire (Cripple Creek Colorado)
1896 - Sidney Jones & Harry Greenbacks musical premieres in London
1898 - Spanish-American War: The United States declares state of war on Spain effective from 21st April.
1901 - Erve Beck hits American League's 1st home run
1901 - New York becomes 1st state requiring auto license plates ($1 fee)
1901 - In last of 9th, Detroit Tigers, trailing by 13-4, score 10 runs to win one of greatest comebacks in baseball (1st game in Detroit)
1902 - Erwin Harvey becomes 1st Cleveland ballplayer (Cleveland Bronchos) to have six hits in one game
1904 - NY Yankee Jack Chesbro's 1st of 41 wins this year
1905 - Latest day of 1st-class cricket in an Aust season (NSW v Qld)
1905 - Whites win right to vote in South Africa
1915 - 78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli
1925 - Paul von Hindenburg elected president of Germany
1926 - Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot," premieres in Milan
1926 - Persian cossack officer Reza Chan crowns himself Shah Palawi
1927 - Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen)
1928 - Buddy, a German Shepherd, becomes 1st guide dog for the blind
1932 - Rose Franken's "Another Language," premieres in NYC
1933 - NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0
1933 - US & Canada drop Gold Standard
1938 - 1st use of seeing eye dog
1941 - Operation Merkur: Hitler orders conquest of Kreta
1942 - Luftwaffe bombs Bath
1943 - The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
1944 - United Negro College Fund incorporates
1945 - 45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF
1945 - Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java
1945 - British troops reach Grebbe line Neth
1945 - Clandestine Radio 1212, used to hoax Nazi Germany's final transmission
1945 - Last Boeing B-17 attack against Nazi Germany
1945 - Red army completely surrounds Berlin
1945 - US & Soviet forces meet at Torgau Germany on Elbe River
1946 - "Exposition Flyer" rammed at Napierville Illinois, killing 48
1946 - Christopher Fry's "Phoenix too Frequent," premieres in London
1947 - Lou Thesz beats Whipper Watson in St Louis, to become wrestling champ
1947 - Trial against WW II mayor of Amsterdam Edward Voete begins
1949 - Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse," premieres in Basel
1949 - Michael Brown, rocker (Left Bank-Don't Walk Away Renee)
1950 - Ambon (proclaims RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan)
1950 - Chuck Cooper becomes 1st black to play in NBA
1952 - 6th NBA Championship: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 4 games to 3
1952 - American Bowling Congress approves use of an automatic pinsetter
1952 - German "Country" Bathe-Wurttemberg forms
1953 - Scientists identify DNA
1954 - Bell labs announces 1st solar battery (NYC)
1954 - British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)
1954 - US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island atmospher
1954 - WDEF TV channel 12 in Chattanooga, TN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1956 - Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" goes #1
1956 - Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble," premieres in London
1957 - 1st experimental sodium nuclear reactor operated
1957 - Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
1957 - WUHY TV channel 35 in Philadelphia, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 - St Lawrence Seaway linking Atlantic, Great Lakes opens to shipping
1960 - 1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton)
1961 - "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 perfs
1961 - France performs nuclear test at Reggane Proving Grounds Algeria
1961 - Mercury/Atlas rocket lifted off with an electronic mannequin
1961 - Premier Moise Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo
1961 - Robert Noyce patents integrated circuit
1961 - Unmanned Mercury test explodes on launch pad
1962 - Cleve sends Harry Chiti to Mets for a player to be named later, on
1962 - Lion & Tiger Veldt at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is dedicated
1962 - US Ranger spacecraft crash lands on Moon
1962 - US resumes above ground nuclear testing, at Christmas Island
1962 - June 15 the Mets send Chiti back to Cleveland
1964 - Stanley Cup: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 4 games to 3
1965 - 19th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1
1965 - Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Pensacola Golf Invitational
1966 - Drunk driver kills 10 children in Asse Belgium
1966 - The city of Tashkent is destroyed by a huge earthquake.
1967 - Abortion legalized in Colorado
1967 - Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland
1967 - Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders," premieres in NYC
1968 - "Half a Sixpence" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 512 performances
1969 - BBC Radio serial "Dales" 5,400th & last episode
1969 - Last radio broadcast of "Mrs Dale's Diary" on BBS
1970 - "Park" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 performances
1970 - Freda Payne releases "Band of Gold"
1970 - Melanie releases "Lay Down"
1971 - About 200,000 anti-Vietnam War protesters march on Washington
1971 - Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Burdine's Golf Invitational
1971 - US canal rights in Nicaragua & rights to Corn Islands expire
1971 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1972 - Hans-Werner Grosse glides 907.7 miles (1,461 km) in an AS-W-12
1973 - US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 - Chancellor Willy Brandt sect Gunther Guillaume found to be a spy
1974 - Leo Tindemans forms Belgium government
1974 - Marcello Caetano overthrown in Portugal (Carnation revolution)
1974 - NFL moves goal posts & adopts sudden-death playoff
1975 - 1st Boeing Jetfoil revenue service, Hong Kong to Macao
1975 - Mario Soares' Socialist Party wins Portugal's free election
1975 - USSR performs underground nuclear test
1975 - West German embassy blown-up in Stockholm Sweden
1976 - Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country
1976 - India all out for 97 v West Indies
1976 - Jan Stephenson wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic
1976 - Portugal adopts constitution
1976 - Cub centerfielder Rick Monday rescues US flag from 2 fans trying to set it on fire
1977 - Cin Reds tie record of 12 runs in 5th inning beating Braves 23-9
1977 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1978 - Phillie Phanatic makes 1st appearance
1978 - Supreme Court rules pension plans can't require women to pay more
1979 - "Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premieres
1979 - Peace treaty between Israel & Egypt goes into effect
1980 - A's manager Billy Martin restrained by umps from attacking a fan
1980 - Announcement of Jimmy Carter hostage rescue bungle in Iran
1980 - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Wayne Webb
1980 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1981 - Mariners mgr Maury Wills is suspended for 2 games after ordering Seattle's grounds crew to enlarge batter's boxes by one foot
1981 - More than 100 workers are exposed to radiation during repairs of a nuclear power plant in Tsuruga, Japan.
1982 - Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1982 - In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
1982 - Patty Sheehan wins LPGA Orlando Lady Golf Classic
1982 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1982 - Yanks fire manager Bob Lemon & replaces him with Gene Michael
1983 - "Nightline" expands from ½ hour to a full hour
1983 - France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1983 - Portugal's Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election
1983 - Yuri Andropov invites US schoolgirl Samantha Smith to USSR
1983 - Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto's orbit.
1984 - Rock group Wings disbands
1984 - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1985 - "Big River" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 1005 performances
1985 - Flyers 2-Isles 6-Patrick Div Finals-Flyers hold 3-1 lead
1985 - For 2nd time, Wayne Gretzky, scores 7 goals in a Cup game
1985 - Roger Miller's musical "Big River," premieres in NYC
1985 - West German Parliament ruled it illegal to deny the holocaust
1986 - ETA bomb attacks Madrid killing 5
1986 - Mswati III is crowned King of Swaziland, succeeding his father Sobhuza II.
1988 - "Nightline" goes on location to Jerusalem Israel
1988 - John Demjanjuk (Ivan the Terrible), sentenced to death in Jerusalem
1988 - NASA launches space vehicle S-211
1989 - Mike Tyson gets a speeding ticket for drag racing in Albany NY
1989 - Penguin Mario Lemuix ties NHL playoff record of 4 goals in 1st period
1990 - 25th Academy of Country Music Awards: Clint Black & Kathy Mattea win
1990 - Hubble space telescope is placed into orbit by shuttle Discovery
1990 - Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's pres
1991 - "Grand Hotel" closes at Beck Theater NYC after 1018 performances
1991 - Designer Mary McFadden (52) announces divorce of Kohie Yohannan (23)
1991 - Lisa Olson brings suit against NFL NE Patriots for sexual harassment
1991 - Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman's musical premieres in NYC
1992 - "Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
1992 - Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marc McDowell
1993 - "Blood Brothers" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 839 performances
1993 - Russia elects Boris Yeltsin leader
1994 - 14" of snow in Southern Calif
1994 - Bomb attack on taxi stand in Johannesburg, 10 killed
1994 - Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed
1994 - King Azlan Shah of Malaysia resigns
1994 - Mexican businessman & billionaire Angel Losada kidnap
1994 - Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan
1995 - "Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 perfs
1995 - 16th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1996 - "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk," opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
2005 - The final piece of the Obelisk of Axum is returned to Ethiopia after being stolen by the invading Italian army in 1937.
2005 - Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.
2005 - 107 die in Amagasaki rail crash in Japan.
2007 - Boris Yeltsin's funeral - the first to be sanctioned by the Russian Orthodox Church for a head of state since the funeral of Emperor Alexander III in 1894.
2011 - At least 300 people killed in deadliest tornado outbreak in the Southern United States since the 1974 Super Outbreak.
2012 - The United Kingdom dips back into recession after the economy shrunk 0.2% in the first quarter of 2012
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby chillicamper » Thu Apr 25, 2013 5:32 am

Hoppy Burpday :occasion-cake: :occasion-candle:
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Dotsie » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:20 am

Happy Birthday Dave!

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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:11 am

Happy Birthday DaveC :D
One of those? Oh I'm sure I have one somewhere..

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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby janet » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:17 am

Happy Birthday DaveC! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Conforumist » Thu Apr 25, 2013 8:47 am

Is it just me or has he been MIA of late?

Happy B'Day none the less!!

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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Square12 » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:25 am

Happy birthday
If you can fill the unforgiving minute,
With sixty seconds worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And - which is more - you'll be a man my son.
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Penfold » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:44 am

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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Bouncy Castle » Thu Apr 25, 2013 10:48 am

Happy Birthday, Dave.

Con - Dave's dealing with "life", and the prospect of imminent fatherhood. Next month I think.
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:00 am

Happy Birthday, Dave C. :occasion-partyblower: :occasion-cake:
He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Catch-up » Thu Apr 25, 2013 11:55 am

Happy Birthday! :D
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Jan Van Quirm » Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:24 pm

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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby Batty » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:09 pm

Happy Birthday, DaveC!
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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby jaznbonnie » Thu Apr 25, 2013 2:57 pm


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Re: Happy Birthday DaveC!

Postby raisindot » Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:52 pm

Happy Birthday, DaveC!!
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