I’ll take “Painters” for $100.
Answer; Francisco Goya in 1746 and Vincent van Gogh in 1853.
Question; what famous painters were born today?
It’s OK to sing now; “Starry, starry night…”.
Today in 1867, Alaska was purchased from Russia for $7,200,000 (about two cents per acre) by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward.
12 medals…count ‘em!
I need to take a moment and applaud my friend Allen Dossey in Paducah. Mr. Dossey is the mind behind Purple Toad Winery. Last week Purple Toad won 12 medals at the 2012 Kentucky Derby Wine Competition including a gold medal for their newly released Moscato. That’s certainly impressive and worth celebrating. Congratulations, Allen! Now send some Moscato to the Barns!
Drink 4cast 4 2day
Today in 1964 the television game show “Jeopardy” premiered on NBC. We’ll toast that with a;
Double Jeopardy Cocktail
1 ½ oz. Black Sambuca
1 ½ oz. Frangelico
1 scoop Vanilla Ice Cream
Combine all ingredients in a blender with ice.
Strain into a highball glass.
Frame your answer in the form of a question.