On This Day.....


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1893 - Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio.
1989 and onward - March 1 is known as Beer Day in Iceland, celebrating the end of a 74-year-long ban on beer. cheers.gif


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March 5 - It's Casimir Pulaski Day, a holiday honoring the Revolutionary War cavalry officer. He did all of these super important things for the military and he's known as the father of the American cavalry.

He also got shot in the butt.

Nobody ever forgets the last part. :D


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1475 - Michelangelo was born! The Italian artist, not the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.

He created a ton of great art over his lifetime and made some of his most famous pieces while still in his 20s. :eek:

His knowledge of anatomy is really damn impressive.

Here's a detail shot from the Sistine Chapel ceiling:

A lot of good birthdays today :cool:

1933 - Barbara Feldon, Agent 99 from Get Smart, was born.
1946 - Frank Welker, voice actor who is in nearly every American cartoon made since 1969, was born.

1956 - Steve Harris was born! He's in this band called Iron Maiden. Some of you may have heard of it. :B