Happy Birthday Pelé ~ 68 today!
Thomas Edison lit us up with a workable electric light in his workshop on this day in 1879!
Now John Gormley wants us to embrace those new fangled CFL bulbs.
Thanks Mr. Edison and good night!
Coca Cola first saw the light of day on the 8th of May 1886.
It was invented by a chemist called John Stith (Styth) Pemberton.
Today is Shirley Temple’s birthday. Enjoy the video!
Happy birthday Shirley!
Today (the 19th of April) is the third anniversary of Joseph Ratzinger becoming Pope Benedict XVI.
He is fulfilling his duty as caretaker Pope well!
Good man Herr Ratzinger.
The Irish Free State became a fully independent republic on the 18th of April 1949.
Happy birthday Hibernia.
The Ford Motor Company unveiled its new Mustang model on this day in 1964.
Happy Birthday horsey ……….. yeeeeeeeeeeeeee haw!
Samuel Beckett (1906-1989)
Samuel Beckett – author, critic and playwright. He won the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature.
He was born in Dublin on the 13th of April 1906.
Happy birthday and Rest In Peace Samuel.