Tuesday, July 04, 2023

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

The Fourth Of July!!!
suffrage \SUHF-rij\, noun:
1. The right to vote, especially in a political election.
2. A vote given in favor of a proposed measure, candidate, or the like.
3. In Christian practice, a prayer, especially a short intercessory prayer or petition.
Suffrage stems from the Latin roots Sub- "under," and fragor, "crash, din, shouts (as of approval.)" The meaning "right to vote" is first found in the U.S. Constitution, 1787.
  • explosives meant to annoy your neighbors.
"I hate that geezer, he got mad at me just for shooting his dog. It was only an M80."
fourth of july
  • The day people light things on fire, and blame it on loving their country.
police officer: hey, you kids, that type of fireworks is illegal!
kid: dude, its the fourth of july. just showing some love for my country.
police officer: oh. in that case. toss me an m-80.

  • Fourth of July (US): Anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress (July 4, 1776). It is the greatest secular holiday in the country. Celebrating the day became common only after the War of 1812. Thereafter, civic-minded groups worked to link the ideals of democracy and citizenship to the patriotic spirit of the day.
  • Walden: Henry David Thoreau took up abode in a small cabin he built himself near Walden Pond, where he spent two years in simple living (1845)
  • Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland: Lewis Carroll told Alice Liddell the tale that became the book (1862)
  • Lou Gehrig: afflicted by ALS, he bid farewell to fans at Yankee Stadium, calling himself that day "the luckiest man on the face of the Earth" (1939)
  • Philippines: gained independence from the US (1946)
  • Operation Entebbe: hostages taken by pro-Palestinian hijackers were rescued by Israeli commandos in Uganda (1976)
  • Deep Impact: space probe fulfilled its primary mission by colliding with Comet 9P/Tempel to allow examination of the comet's interior (2005)
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne 1804
  • Giuseppe Garibaldi 1807
  • Stephen Foster 1826
  • Calvin Coolidge (U.S.) 1872 - 30th President of the United States
  • Rube Goldberg 1883
  • Louis Armstrong 1900
  • George Murphy 1902
  • Gloria Stuart 1910
  • Mitch Miller 1911
  • Virginia Graham 1913
  • Ann Landers 1918
  • Abigail Van Buren 1918
  • Leona Helmsley 1920
  • Eva Marie Saint 1924
  • Neil Simon 1927
  • Gina Lollobrigida 1928
  • Al Davis 1929
  • George Steinbrenner 1930
  • Ray Pillow 1937
  • Bill Withers 1938
  • Ed Bernard 1939
  • Karolyn Grimes 1940
  • Geraldo Rivera 1943
  • Al Wilson (Canned Heat) 1943
  • Jeremy Spencer 1948 - Musician (Fleetwood Mac)
  • R.J. Johnson 1949 - Writer, producer
  • Domingo Ortiz (Widespread Panic) 1952
  • John Waite 1955
  • Kirk Pengilly (INXS) 1958
  • Signy Coleman 1960
  • Teddy Carr (Ricochet) 1960
  • Matt Malley (Counting Crows) 1963
  • Mark Slaughter (Slaughter) 1964
  • William Goldsmith 1972
  • Jenica Bergere 1974
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