Friday, 14 May 2010

Stop Making Sense

On this day in.......
  • 1264 - Henry III of England was captured at the Battle of Lewes
  • 1643 - Louis XIV of France became King at the age of 4
  • 1796 -  Edward Jenner administered the first smallpox vaccination
  • 1878 -  The brand name Vaseline was registered
  • 1897 - Marconi sent the first wireless telegraph message
  • 1955 - The Warsaw Pact was signed
  • 1961 - A Freedom Riders bus was bombed in Alabama
  • 1973 - Skylab One was launched
Today is also the birthday of unique rock artist David Byrne - See/Hear/Enjoy










































































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