Y Celebrate 2day? 1/28/2010

Btms ^ for Thursday, January 28…it’s Friday Eve!
Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone, 2 toast 2 French President Nicolas Sarkozy, born 2day in 1955 in Paris.
Y Celebrate 2day?
On this date in…
1225 – Saint Thomas Aquinas was born.
1813 – The word “serendipity” was coined, by Horace Walpole in a letter to Horace Mann.
1864 – Auto pioneer Thomas Nash was born…to be a co-founder of Buick.
1873 – French writer Colette was born…to pen “Gigi”!
1878 – Yale Daily News became the 1st daily college newspaper in the U.S.
1902 – The Carnegie Institution was founded…in Washington, DC with a $10 million gift from Andrew Carnegie.
1912 – Artist Jackson Pollack was born…to be an abstract expressionist one drip and splash at a time?
1914 – Beverly Hills, CA was incorporated…90210!
1916- Louisville’s Louis Brandeis was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1934 – The 1st ski tow in the U.S. began operation…in Vermont.
1936 – Actor, director Alan Alda born…to be a “Paper Lion” and a “Hawkeye” in a “M*A*S*H*” unit during “The Four Seasons” “And the Band Played On” over at “The West Wing”?
1955 – Nicolas Sarkozy was born in Paris…to be President of France.
1958 – The Lego Company patented their design of Lego Bricks.
1959 – Director, screenwriter Frank Darabont born…to walk “The Green Mile” and ‘find’ the “Shawshank Redemption”?
1967 – The Rolling Stones released “Let’s Spend the Night Together”.
1969 – “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me!”…writer, comedian Mo Rocca was born Maurice Alberto Rocca in Washington, DC on this date? That would be a correct answer!
1974 – Tony Delk was born…to guard the basketball at Kentucky, and in the NBA!
1978 – “Fantasy Island” with Ricardo Mantalban premiered on ABC-TV.
1981 – Actor Elijah Wood born…to be “Forever Young” and “Lord of the Rings” in “Paradise”?

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