Happy Birthday to Scarlett today - 3 years old and looking forward to her Baptism in a couple of weeks time
And other birthday's for today include ...
Jasper Newton 'Jack' Daniel, founder of Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey distillery was born on September 5th, 1850 in Lynchburg, Tennessee, his grandfather Joseph 'Job' Daniel, was born in Wales and had emigrated to America. Jack Daniel died from blood poisoning in 1911, which was allegedly caused when he kicked his safe in anger when he could not get it open. He had always had trouble remembering the combination.
and today was the day that Peter the Great imposed a tax upon beards - but that was in 1698!!
1793 - the Reign of Terror begins in the French Revolution...
and my drains are blocked - thought I would mention that - so I really should get off my backside and go and fix that ..
So - Until tomorrow