anacoluthia \an-uh-kuh-LOO-thee-uh\, noun:
- Lack of grammatical sequence or coherence, esp. in a sentence.
While anacoluthia generally describes a grammatically garbled sentence, an anacoluthon is a technical term in rhetoric that describes "a construction involving a break in grammatical sequence, as in 'It makes me so-I just get angry.'"
- Any of the wide variety of flavored coffee drinks offered at convenience stores such as Circle K or 7 Eleven that can be purchased for less than half the price of a Starbucks cappuccino.
Let's stop by the Circle K for some cheappuccinos tonight. It's gonna be freakin' cold, and all I've got is $1.25 in my wallet.
- Canadian provinces: Canada welcomed two new provinces, Saskatchewan and Alberta (1905)
- WWII: Germany invaded Poland and the war began (1939)
- Muammar al-Qaddafi: took power in Libya after overthrowing King Idris I (1969)
- Titanic: the wreck of the luxury liner was found by American and French searchers on the North Atlantic ocean floor 73 years after she sank (1985)
- Beslan: Chechen terrorists took over a Russian school; hundreds were killed during the three-day standoff (2004)
- Lydia Sigourney 1791 - Author
- Engelbert Humperdinck 1854 - German composer, his name was borrowed by singer Arnold Dorsey
- Boxcar Willie (Lecil Martin) 1931 - Singer, songwriter, known as "The Singing Hobo"
- Ann Richards 1933 - Texas Governor
- Conway Twitty (Harold Lloyd Jenkins) 1933 - Singer, songwriter
- Seiji Ozawa 1935 - Orchestra leader (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra)
- Guy Rodgers 1935 - Basketball player
- Ron O'Neal 1937
- Lily Tomlin 1939 - Actress, comedian
- Rico Carty (Ricardo Adolfo Jacobo) 1939 - Baseball player
- Dave White 1940 - Singer, songwriter (Danny & The Juniors)
- Don Stroud 1943 - Actor (Dillinger and Capone, Amityville Horror, The Buddy Holly Story), son of Clarence Stroud
- Archie Bell 1944
- Leonard Slatkin 1944 - Orchestra director
- Barry Gibb 1946 - Singer, songwriter, musician (The Bee Gees)
- Greg Errico 1946 - Musician (Sly and The Family Stone)
- Dennis Partee 1946 - Football player
- Ed Podolak 1947 - Football player
- Garry (Lee) Maddox 1949 - Baseball player
- Bruce Foxton 1955 - Musician (100 Men, The Jam)