This Day in History

For your entertainment and amusement.. on this day in:
  • 1948 the nation of Israel was reborn;

  • 1998 the last episode of Seinfeld was aired;

  • 1944 Star Wars creator Gorge Lucas was born;

  • 1969 actress Cate Blanchett was born;

  • 1878 Vaseline Petroleum Jelly was trademarked in America;

  • 1643 Louis XIV becomes the King of France at the age of four;

  • 1936 singer Bobby Darin was born;

  • 1796 Edward Jenner administered the first smallpox vaccination;

  • 1973 Skylab, the United States' first space station, is launched;
And lastly.. in 1949.. in a hospital in New York City.. Kansas Bob arrived.


  1. Happy birthday. Happy birthday. happy happy birthday to you.

  2. The happiest of birthdays to you Bob. I hope its really something special for you.
    I see your Day had quite a few important events and other people born. You are in good company.

  3. So, there is a connection between Israel, Vaseline Petroleum Jelly and Kansas Bob! I thought so :)

    Happy Birthday Buddy.

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  5. Happy birthday, Kansas Bob, from NCSue (arrived May 14, 1952, which means I'm younger than you are... barely!!!)

  6. I'm glad history included you, Bob. 30 years ago, would you imagine 60 would be the new 40? ;) Happy Birthday!

  7. Happy Birthday, Bob!

    It's funny to read about Israel being reborn, since I am currently reading through the Pentateuch... :)

  8. I hope your birthday was full of joy and celebration!

  9. I am blessed to have so many friends saying happy birthday.. thanks for all of the encouraging words.

  10. Happy Belated Birthday, Bob! Sorry I'm late, but I was out of town.

    Hope it was a wonderful day!


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