Y Celebrate 2Day? 3/2/2010

Btms^ for Tuesday, March 2.

Drink 4Cast 4 2Day: Carlsberg Beer, 2 toast 2 its namesake, Carl Jacobson, born 2day in Denmark in 1842.


on this date in…

1793 – Sam Houston born…to be all things in Texas!

1842 – Carl Jacobson, son of J.C. Jacobson, born…to be the namesake of the Danish brewing company, Carlsberg!

1899 – Mount Ranier National Park in Washington State is established.

1900 – Composer Kurt Weill born…to give us “Mack the Knife” and “The Threepenny Opera”.

1904 – Dr. Seuss, a/k/a Theodor Geisel born…to have “The Cat in the Hat” and he does not like “Green Eggs and Ham”!

1917 – Musician, TV producer, actor Desi Arnaz born…to proclaim “I Love Lucy!”  (We did too!)

1933 – The film “King Kong” premiered at NYC’s Radio City Music Hall.

1937 – Denny Crum born…to be the long-time winning coach of the Louisville Cardinals!

1942 – Author John Irving born…in “The World According to Garp” to follow “The Cider House Rules” and offer up “A Prayer for Owen Meany”?

1949 – The  first automatic street lights were installed in New Millford, CT.

1953 – The Academy Awards were broadcast on TV for the 1st time, on NBC.

1955 – William Inge’s play “Bus Stop” premiered in NYC.

1962 – Singer, songwriter Jon Bon Jovi born…in a “Blaze of Glory” to go “Livin’ on a Prayer” and to “…Give Love a Bad Name”?

1968 – Actor Daniel Craig born…with a “Golden Compass” to find the “Casino Royale” and be the newest Bond. James Bond.

1977 – Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin born…to “Viva la Vida”.

1983 – The final episode of “M*A*S*H* aired, with over 125,000,000 viewers saying “Goodbye” to Hawkeye, Hot Lips and the gang.

1995 – The musical review “Smokey Joe’s Cafe” opened in NYC.


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