Friday, October 1, 2010

Happy Birthday

On October 1st in:

1869 Political and spiritual leader Mohandas K. Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India.

1890 Comedian Groucho Marx was born in New York.

1919 President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed.

1944 Nazi troops crushed the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which 250,000 people were killed.

1950 The comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M. Schulz was first published.

1958 The former French colony of Guinea in West Africa proclaimed its independence.

1959 "The Twilight Zone" debuted on CBS.

1985 Actor Rock Hudson died at age 59 .

1988 Kelsie Elaine Whipple was born to Garry and Debbie Whipple, on Saturday General Conference weekend

1990 The Senate voted 90-9 to confirm Supreme Court nominee David H. Souter.

2000 The International Space Station got its first residents as an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts arrived aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule for a four-month stay.

2002 A man was shot and killed in a grocery store parking lot in Wheaton, Md., the first victim in a series of sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C. area, that left 10 dead.

2008 Republican Sarah Palin and Democrat Joe Biden faced off in a vice presidental debate.

2008 Searchers found the wreckage of millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett's plane more than a year after he disappeared on a solo flight over California's Sierra Nevada mountains.

2010 Sister Whipple turns 22 serving faithfully as a full time Missionary in Tallahassee Florida

We Love you Sister Whipple, Happy Birthday!

1 comment:

  1. I CAN NOT BELIEVE you didnt tell me your b-day was coming Sister Whipple! I am gonna have to beat you for this one. Now...what is your favorite meal so I can make it when yall come over on Wednesday???