autoschediastical \aw-toh-SKEE-dee-az-tik-uhl\, adjective:
- Something improvised or extemporized.
Autoschediastical enters English from the Greek by way of the German autoschediázein, "to extemporize."
- The act of going on a trip to avoid the dramas of celebrating a birthday at home.
I can't face having a big party for my 30th, so I'm thinking of birthday eloping to Paris.
- Amelia Earhart: became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific from Hawaii to California (1935)
- cigarette smoking: US Surgeon General Luther Terry first reported the health hazards involved (1964)
- designated hitter: the American League's team owners voted to allow the use of a different player to bat instead of the pitcher; the National League still bans the practice (1973)
- Rosenkowitz sextuplets: the world's first surviving sextuplets were born in Cape Town (1974)
- Alexander Hamilton 1755 - United States Founding Father, soldier, economist, political philosopher, one of America's first constitutional lawyers and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury.
- Ezra Cornell 1807
- John A. MacDonald (Canada) 1815
- Eugenio De Hostos 1839
- Henry Gordon Selfridge 1864
- Alice Paul 1885
- Alan Paton 1903
- Carroll Shelby 1923
- Don Cherry 1924
- Slim Harpo (James Moore) 1924
- Grant Tinker 1926
- Rod Taylor 1930
- Jack Nimitz 1930
- Goldie Hill 1933
- Mitchell Ryan 1934
- John Chretien (Canada) 1934
- Clarence Clemons (E Street Band) 1942
- Naomi Judd (The Judds) 1946
- Maxee Maxwell (Brownstone) 1969
- Mary J. Blige 1971