Monthly Archives: February 2012

It happened on this day…

On this day in 1952 – The first “Walk/Don’t Walk” signs were installed, at 44th Street and Broadway at Times Square.

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On this day in 1996 – The Diana, princess of Wales consented to a divorce from Prince Charles.

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On this day in 1974 – “People” magazine debuted. Mia Farrow in “Gatsby” the year’s next Big movie was featured on the cover.

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On this day in 1933 – Ground was broken for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

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On this day in 1964 – Cassius Clay dethroned world heavyweight boxing champ Sonny Liston in a seventh-round technical knockout. Clay then announced his conversion to Islam, changing his name to Muhammad Ali.

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On this day in 1955 – Steven Paul Jobs, co-founder of Apple Computer was born.  (1955 – 2011) This is one of  my favorite quotes of his: “I want to put a ding in the universe.”  He certainly put a “ding” in the universe and … Continue reading

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On this day in 1981 – Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.

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