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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Thursday, January 20, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Thursday January 20, 2022. Today is day #20 with 345 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1980 Slovenian tennis player Petra Rampre.

    Random celebrity death: In 2013 Japanese poet Toyo Shibata.

    Random historical event: In 1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn-in for an unprecedented fourth term as US President.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:27 am on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Wednesday January 19, 2022. Today is day #19 with 346 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1809 American writer and poet Edgar Allan Poe.

    Random celebrity death: In 2007 Russian singer Murat Nasyrov.

    Random historical event: In 1899 Roselle, New Jersey got the first electric lighting system with overhead wires built by Thomas Edison.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:11 am on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Tuesday January 18, 2022. Today is day #18 with 347 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1971 Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina.

    Random celebrity death: In 2003 Indian poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

    Random historical event: In 2005 Airbus SE unveiled the first prototype of the A380 wide-body commercial jet.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:11 am on Monday, January 17, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Monday January 17, 2022. Today is day #17 with 348 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1983 Brazilian martial artist Marcelo Garcia.

    Random celebrity death: In 2014 Indian actress Suchitra Sen.

    Random historical event: In 1950 The Great Brink’s Robbery went down in Boston, Massachusetts with eleven thieves stealing over $2 million.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Sunday, January 16, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Sunday January 16, 2022. Today is day #16 with 349 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1911 Jamaican cricketer Ivan Barrow.

    Random celebrity death: In 2010 Japanese author Takumi Shibano.

    Random historical event: In 1981 American professional boxer Leon Spinks was mugged and robbed of over $45,000 worth of jewelry and clothing including his gold front teeth.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Saturday, January 15, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Saturday January 15, 2022. Today is day #15 with 350 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1878 Austrian composer Johanna Müller-Hermann.

    Random celebrity death: In 2019 Dutch chef Ida Kleijnen.

    Random historical event: In 1969 The Soviet Union launched Soyuz 5 which would dock with Soyuz 4 in orbit.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Friday, January 14, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Friday January 14, 2022. Today is day #14 with 351 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1973 Italian race car driver Giancarlo Fisichella.

    Random celebrity death: In 2014 Argentinian poet Juan Gelman.

    Random historical event: In 1969 an accidental explosion on board the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise during a training mission, resulted in several casualties.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Thursday, January 13, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Thursday January 13, 2022. Today is day #13 with 352 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1969 Italian skier Stefania Belmondo.

    Random celebrity death: In 2009 Australian pilot Nancy Bird Walton.

    Random historical event: In 1989 the “Friday the 13th”virus aka Jerusalem virus took down personal computers across the UK.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , commune, , Free Land Association, Freeland, , , , , , Whidbey Island   

    Wednesday January 12, 2022. Today is day #12 with 353 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1933 Greek author Pavlos Matesis.

    Random celebrity death: In 2010 French philosopher Daniel Bensaïd.

    Random historical event: In 1900 a socialist commune named Free Land Association, was incorporated on Whidbey Island, Washington, USA, which was later called Freeland and is now an unincorporated community.

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  • Conrad D'Cruz 12:01 am on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Permalink | Reply
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    Tuesday January 11, 2022. Today is day #11 with 354 days left in 2022.

    Random celebrity birth: In 1893 Estonian painter Ellinor Aiki.

    Random celebrity death: In 1986 Polish mountaineer Andrzej Czok.

    Random historical event: In 1935 American aviator Amelia Earhart became the first aviator to fly solo from Honolulu, Hawaii, to Oakland, California.

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