bathos \BEY-thos\, noun:
1. Triteness or triviality in style.2. A ludicrous descent from the exalted or lofty to the commonplace; anticlimax.3. Insincere pathos; sentimentality; mawkishness.
Bathos was introduced into English by Alexander Pope in his satirical 1727 essay, Peri Bathous, Or the Art of Sinking in Poetry.
- The perfect time for a picture with only the guys
The guys and I all passed out on the couch last night. It was such a brodak moment.
- YMCA: was founded in London (1844)
- Eastern Mediterranean Event: asteroid exploded in the air over the sea between Libya and Crete (2002)
- Phylicia Rashad: became the first African-American actress to win a Best Actress Tony for her leading role in A Raisin in the Sun (2004)
- American Pharoah: first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978.
- Pierre Corneille 1606 - Dramatist
- Nathan Hale 1755 - Soldier for Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, considered to be America's first spy, known for his famous quote "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
- John Trumbull 1756 - Artist during the American Revolutionary War period
- Alexander Pushkin (Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin) 1799 - Russian author and poet
- Thomas Mann 1875 - German novelist, short story writer, social critic
- Ted Lewis (Theodore Leopold Friedman) 1892 - Musician, bandleader, singer
- Walter Abel 1898 - Actor
- Aram Khachaturian 1903 - Composer
- Billie Whitelaw (Billie Honor Whitelaw) 1932 - Actress
- Roy Innis 1934 - Civil rights activist
- Levi Stubbs 1936 - Musician (Four Tops)
- Gary U.S. Bonds (Gary Levone Anderson) 1939 - Singer
- Joe Stampley 1943 - Country singer
- Monty Alexander (Montgomery Bernard Alexander) 1944 - Musician
- Peter Albin 1944 - Musician (Big Brother and the Holding Company)
- David Dukes 1945 - Actor
- Ada Kok 1947 - Swimmer
- Robert Englund (Robert Barton Englund) 1948 - Actor, best known for player the character of Freddy Krueger
- Amanda Pays 1959 - Actress
- Steve Vai 1960 - Guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, actor
- Sean Yseult 1966 - Musician (White Zombie)
- Max Casella 1967 - Actor ("The Sopranos," "Doogie Howser, M.D.")
- Damion Hall 1968 - Musician (Guy), also known as "Crazy Legs"
- Cristina Adriana Chiara Scabbia 1972 smokin' hot singer of Lacuna Coil
- Staci Keenan 1975 - Actress