5.11.2009

On this day May 12

On this day in history.
1780 Charleston, South Carolina was taken by the British during the Revolutionary War
1863,1864,1865- The Battles of Raymond, The Battle of Spotslyvania Court House, and the Battle of Palmito Ranch  -- The Civil War
1908 Wireless Radio Broadcasting is patented by Nathan B Stubfield
1932  Charles Linburgh's infant son was found dead 10 weeks after his abduction
   Goofy first appeared in "Mickey's Revue" by Walt Disney
1937  Corination of King George VI of Britian
1955  Chicago Cub Sam Jones becomes first black pitcher to pitch a "no hitter"
1958  The North American Aerospace Defense Command is signed between the US and Canada
1963  Bob Dylan walks of the Ed Sullivan Show
1965   Soviet Space Craft Luna 5 crashes on the moon
1970  Ernie Banks hits his 500th home run
1984  South African prisoner Nelson Mandella sees his wife for the first time in 22 year
1997  Susan Maroney becomes first person to swim from Cuba to Florida
2008 Earthquake occurs in Sichuan, China killing 69,000 people

Celebrating Birthdays today.
Florence Nightingale, Katharine Hepburn, Yogi Berra, Tom Snyder, George Carlin, Steve Winwood, Emilio Esteves, Tony Hawk, Stephen Baldwind, Kim Fields,   and oh yeh
Me!
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