Friday, April 23, 2010

This Date in History: April 23 Revisited

On this date in history, April 23:

* 1635 - In Boston, Massachetusetts, Boston Latin School is estaablished, making it the first public school built in the United States.

* 1910 - U.S. Preisdent Theodore Roosevelt makes his "Man in the Arena" Speech, which later serves as inspiration to Fran├žois Pienaar, the captain of the South African Rugbuy team in 1995.

* 1935 - The country of Poland adopts its own Constitution.

* 1949 - The People's Liberation Army is created under Mao Zedong.

* 1990 - Most importantly, on this day, Jonathon Purcell Holmes is born on this day to two loving parents, Rhonda Gamble-Holmes and Johnny Holmes.

5 comments:

Count Istvan said...

Being almost certainly of Polish decent ( My last name means From Poland) I should probably celebrate.

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, dude!

Mr.MarkBovineKoldys

Anonymous said...

happy b'day.

Too bad you turned out to be a liberal.

Count Istvan said...

And you turned out to be a fucking moron what is your point?

Jonathan said...

Thanks for all the b-day wishes you guys...even you as well, mystery troll.

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