Saturday, December 15, 2007

Interesting Facts About December 15th

1. It signifies the first day you can start counting down to Christmas on both hands!

2. The Bill of Rights was ratified on this date when Virginia gave its approval, in 1791.

3. It's the day before Ludwig von Beethoven (1770) and Jane Austen (1775) were born.

4. Exactly 10 years ago today, the San Francisco 49ers retired Joe Montana's number, #16.

5. On this date in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association declared homosexuality was not a mental illness.

6. "Gone With the Wind" premiered in Atlanta on this date in 1939.

7. It's the 349th day of the year (350th, in leap years).

8. It was the day that band leader Glenn Miller disappeared over the English Channel, in 1944.

9. It falls in the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. (Sagittarians, by the way, are "friendly, sociable, and outgoing. They have a reputation for being blunt speakers who don't worry how their opinions will be received. Like their male counterparts, Sagittarian women love to travel and are curious about other cultures. Like other fire-sign females, they are not afraid to take risks").

and finally,

10. Yours Truly was born...though the number of years ago shall remain confidential...

10 comments:

Marianne Arkins said...

Happy birthday to YOU, happy birthday to YOU, happy birthday dear Allie, happy birthday to YOUOOOOOOOOO!

*G*

Dru said...

Happy Birthday Allie!

I hope you have a wonderful day celebrating.

Diane Craver said...

Happy Birthday, Allie! It's neat your birthday is on Saturday this year and not a school day. I hope your year will be filled with joy and blessings!

Mel said...

Happy Birthday, Allie. Don't hurt yourself celebrating.

Anonymous said...

Allie,

How much is it worth to not have me post your YEAR of birth?

Dad

Allie Boniface said...

Thanks, everyone! It's been a pretty mellow day so far (the calm before the big storm), but hubby's taking me out to dinner tonight to celebrate...

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, Allie.
other interesting facts about December 15, 2007 - day my son graduated SUNY Plattsburgh!
Liz

windycindy said...

Hi, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to
Allie, Happy Birthday to you.....
And Many More! Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

LaskiGal said...

Happy Birthday--thanks for dropping by my newbie blog! BTW, you don't look a day over 25! Christmas break must be soon! Lots of reasons to celebrate.

Sarita Leone said...

Belated happy birthday. I love your Dad's comment. :)