Why Celebrate Today? November 4, 2009

Btms^ for Wednesday, November 4.
Drink 4cast 4 2day: Knob Creek Bourbon, in memory of Abraham & Mary Todd Lincoln’s wedding, 2day in 1842.
On this date in…
1842 – Kentuckians Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln were married in Springfield, Illinois. 
1861 – The University of Washington in Seattle was founded.
1879 – Humorist Will Rogers was born.
1908 – The Brooklyn Academy of Music was founded…BAM!
1916 – Journalist Walter Cronkite was born…”and that’s the way it was” on the CBS nightly news for many years!
1924 – Nellie Tayloe Ross became the 1st female elected Governor in the United States…cheers to Wyoming!
1930 – “Everybody Love Raymond” actress Doris Roberts…who was born on this date!
1937 – Actress Loretta Swit was born…with “Hot Lips” on M*A*S*H*.
1939 – The 1st automobile with air conditioning, the Packard, was exhibited in Chicago.
1946 – Laura Bush was born…to be a First Lady.
1948 – T.S. Eliot won the Novel Prize for Literature.
1950 – Actress Markie Post was born…at “Night Court”?
1960 – Comedian, actress Kathy Griffin was born…on the “D List”?
1961 – Actor Ralph Macchio born…to be a “Karate Kid”?
1962 – TV host Jeff Probst was born…a true “Survivor”?
1969 – Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs born….a rapper, actor and entrepreneur.
1969 – Actor Matthew McConaughey born…to fly high in “Fools Gold”?
1981 – Playwright Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart” premiered in NYC.

Complimentary Sip & Sample Wines this Week at Liquor Barn Wednesday through Friday from 5 to 7 pm, and Saturday, 3 to 6 pm
 – Rave Chardonnay 2008 Paso Robles
 – Rave Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Paso Robles



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