Monday, November 6, 2006
Bad news everyone. I can't comment. I thought this problem was over in September. But don't worry, I'm still reading posts. Hopefully I can comment within 3 days (the time it usually took). Also, I have a really bad headache. Ta Ta For Now.
MARCHING BAND MEMORY
Crazy Train-Ozzy Osborne
DID YOU KNOW...
...that the most important source for early Irish history, The Chronicle of Ireland, had to be reconstructed from later, derivative works because no original copies survived?
TODAY IN HISTORY
1860 - Abraham Lincoln became the first Republican candidate to win the U.S. presidential election.
1935 - Edwin Armstrong presented his study on frequency modulation for FM radio broadcasting to the Institute of Radio Engineers.
1962 - The United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 1761, condemning South Africa's apartheid policies.
1963 - Duong Van Minh officially took over the government of South Vietnam a few days after the assassination of President Ngo Dinh Diem.
1975 - Demonstrators in Morocco began the Green March to Spanish Sahara, calling for the "return of the Moroccan Sahara."
PICTURE OF THE DAY
An overlay diagram showing four of the largest wide-body aircraft ever built: the Hughes H-4 Hercules (the "Spruce Goose", the aircraft with the greatest wingspan), the Antonov An-225 Mriya (the largest freight aircraft), the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (soon to be the largest version of the 747), and the Airbus A380-800 (the largest passenger aircraft).