Y Celebrate 2day, 1/27/10

Bottoms Up for Wednesday, January 27…’over the hump day!’
Drink Forecast for Today/
Drink 4cast 4 2day:
A White Russian cocktail, 2 toast 2 dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov born ‘on his toes’ 2day in 1948.
Why Celebrate Today?
On this date in…
1756 – Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born…to be a classical musical genius!
1785 – The 1st public university in the U.S. was founded…in Athens, Georgia.
1832 – English writer Lewis Carroll (the pen name of Charles Dodgson) was born…to take us on “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking-Glass”.
1880 – Thomas Alva Edison patented the electric incandescent lamp…”this little light of mine…make it shine!”
1885 – Musical composer Jerome Kern born…on a “Show Boat” along “Ol’ Man River” where thanks to “The Way You Look Tonight” “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”?
1888 – The National Geographic Society was founded…in Washington, DC.
1918 – The 1st Tarzan film, “Tarzan of the Apes” premiered.
1927 – The Harlem Globetrotters played their 1st game.
1940 – Actor James Cromwell born…a “Babe” in “LA Confidential” along “The Green Mile”?
1948 – The 1st commerical tape recorder was sold.
1948 – Russian dancer, actor Mikhail Baryshnikov was born…on his toes to make “The Turning Point” and “White Nights”.
1959 – Former football player and current sportscaster Cris Collinsworth born…to be a Bengal and long-time resident of Northern KY.
1964 – The album “Introducing The Beatles” was released in the U.S.

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