Home | Newest Editions | Most Popular Issues | Free Newsletters | Forums

Custom Search
Publication: Daily Almanac
Farm Aid

Subscribe FREE to Daily Almanac by clicking here.



       TODAY'S ALMANAC- Thursday, September 21, 2006
    "The History, Days and Events that Shape Your Life" 
 
------------------------------------------------------------ 
        GopherCentral's Question of the Week

Do you think that Bush should meet with the Iranian President?

Click here: Question of the Week
------------------------------------------------------------
           
      *------------ Thought of the Day ---------------*
    
       U.S. author and writing teacher Brenda Ueland wrote, 
       "...all children have creative power."

      *-----------------------------------------------*          
               
Today is Friday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2006 with 100 
to follow. Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown. The moon is new. 
The morning stars are Mars and Saturn. The evening stars are 
Mercury, Jupiter, Uranus, Neptune, Venus and Pluto.

------------------------------------------------------------
Is Your Pet Part of the Family?

If you're like most pet owners, your pet is extra special to
you and your family. We understand that and have devoted
our site and services to reflect this. Here are five reasons
why we are the #1 site on the net for you and your pet.

* Convenience - your pet's medication delivered directly to
  your door.

* Free Shipping - you can get free shipping on orders over $39.

* Price - Save on all your pet's health care needs.

* Quality - just like your vet, we provide US FDA/EPA approved
  medications.

* EXTRAORDINARY Customer Service - We truly care about your
  pets and want to help.

Come and visit... we'll help you save time and money.
Save at 1-800-PetMeds
------------------------------------------------------------
   
Those born on this date under the sign of Virgo include:

English statesman and wit Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of 
Chesterfield, in 1694; 

English chemist and physicist Michael Faraday in 1791; 

Filmmaker Eric Von Stroheim in 1885; 

Humorist Frank Sullivan in 1892; 

Actor Paul Muni in 1895; 

Producer/actor John Houseman in 1902; 

Actor Allan "Rocky" Lane, B-movie cowboy star of the 1940s 
and later the TV voice of Mr. Ed, in 1904; 

Former Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda in 1927 
(age 79); 

Actor Eugene Roche in 1928; 

Singers Debby Boone in 1956 (age 50) and Joan Jett in 1960 
(age 46); 

Actors Scott Baio, Bonnie Hunt and Catherine Oxenberg, all 
in 1961 (age 45).

------------------------------------------------------------
The Heavy Duty Bovano Backpack just $9.99

The renowned name in hand bags Bovano has produced this 
heavy duty back pack. Stylish enough for school yet durable
enough for camping, this will be the only backpack you will
ever need to buy. 

With over 5 separate compartments, this adjustable double
strapped backpack even comes with it's own water bottle
holder for those long hikes. And its' best feature of all
is its' price. Only $9.99. To take advantage of this one
of a kind offer visit:
Bovano Backpack
------------------------------------------------------------ 
  
On this date in history:

In 1776, the British hanged American Revolutionary War hero 
and patriot Nathan Hale. His famous last words were, "I only 
regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."

In 1927, Jack Dempsey muffed a chance to regain the heavy-
weight championship when he knocked down Gene Tunney but 
failed to go to a neutral corner promptly, thereby delaying 
the referee's count and giving the champ time to get up.

In 1949, the U.S. nuclear monopoly ended as the Soviet Union 
detonated its first atomic bomb.

In 1975, self-proclaimed revolutionary Sara Jane Moore 
attempted to kill U.S. President Gerald Ford as he walked 
from a San Francisco hotel. A bullet she fired slightly 
wounded a man in the crowd.

In 1980, long-standing border disputes and political turmoil 
in Iran prompted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein to launch an 
invasion of Iran's oil-producing province of Khuzestan, 
touching off a costly, 8-year war.

In 1985, more than 50 rock 'n' country stars, headed by 
Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp, staged the 
14-hour Farm Aid concert for 78,000 rain-soaked spectators 
in Champaign, Ill., raising $10 million for debt-ridden U.S. 
farmers.

In 1989, Hurricane Hugo slashed through Charleston and 
coastal South Carolina with 135-mph winds, claiming at least 
28 lives.

Also in 1989, Irving Berlin, whose long list of enduring 
songs include "God Bless America" and "White Christmas," 
died in his sleep at his home in New York City at the age of 
101.

In 1992, two beluga whales at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium died 
shortly after being given medication for parasites. Animal 
rights groups called for a nationwide moratorium on whale 
captures.

In 1993, U.S. President Bill Clinton unveiled his healthcare 
reform package in a speech before a joint session of 
Congress.

In 1999, the U.S. Justice Department sued five major U.S. 
tobacco companies and two defunct lobbying groups, charging 
they colluded to defraud the public about the addictive 
nature of tobacco products.

In 2003, a bomb exploded outside the U.N. headquarters in 
Baghdad, killing the bomber and a guard and wounding 19. 
Three days later, the United Nations said it was withdrawing 
more staff from Iraq.

In 2004, the U.S. House of Representatives approved 
legislation removing agricultural sales barriers and student 
visitation limits to Cuba.

In 2005, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 to 
recommend the nomination of John Roberts as chief justice 
of the United States, succeeding the late William Rehnquist.


P.S. You can discuss this issue or any other topic in the 
new Almanac forum. Check it out here...

Today's Almanac

------------------------------------------------------------ 
Questions? Comments? Email us at: Email your comments 
************************************************************ 
Want some Fun and Amusements sent by email F-R-E-E! Visit: 
More F-R-E-E Fun and Amusements
___________________________________________________________ 
END OF TODAY'S ALMANAC 
Copyright 2006 by NextEra Media. All rights reserved. 

E-Mail this issue
Subscribe FREE to Daily Almanac by clicking here.

The Daily Almanac Forum
Richard Dean Anderson
FLOODING IN NEW ORLEANS
FLOODING IN NEW ORLEANS
View this Forum | Post a topic to this forum







Home | Newest Editions | Most Popular Issues | Free Newsletters