Friday, March 19, 2010
March 20th- Day of Kings
Happy Birthday to me! March 20th is a special day, not just because of my birth. I also share this day with some great birthday buddies, as well as some important historical events. In addition to being the first day of Spring much of the time, March 20th is a pivotal and awesome 24 hour period. Here now is the evidence.
Tunisia became independent on March 20, 1956.
The Dutch East India Company was established on March 20, 1602.
Napoleon entered Paris after his escape from Elba and began the "Hundred Days" on March 20, 1815.
Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity on March 20, 1916.
The U.S. began the war in Iraq (So dumb) on March 20, 2003.
ALSO BORN ON MARCH 20-
Napoleon II- Ruler of France
Henrik Ibsen- Norwegian Writer
B.F. Skinner- American Psychologist
Carl Reiner- Comedian and Film Director
Fred "Mister" Rogers- Children's Show Host
Hal Linden- T.V.'s Barney Miller
Jerry Reed- Country Singer, Played Snowman in "Smokey and the Bandit"
Pat Riley- Basketball Coach of the Lakers, Knicks and Heat
Spike Lee- Film Director
Jon De Lancie- Actor who played Q on "Star Trek: The Next Generation"
Holly Hunter- Actress
Ronnie Brewer- NBA Basketball player, formerly of the Utah Jazz
Liz Elliott- The Lizard, Member of the Trifecta
Justin Samuels- Skier, Member of the Trifecta
See, March 20 is a pretty cool day.