As a blogger, and person who likes a good reason to celebrate, I wanted to take the time to tell you that many things in history have happened on this day. It seems that July 12 is a day of new beginnings and amazing feats! Let me share some with you....
1864 - My Husbands hero, George Washington Carver, was born. He invented Peanut Butter
1923- Harry Houdini, while suspended upside down 40 feet in the air, escapes from a straight jacket. Maybe not a beginning to speak of...But maybe the beginning of people realizing he was one fry short of a Happy Meal.
1933- Congress passes 1st. Minimum wage law. 33 cents an hour!
1960 - Etch-A-Sketch goes on sale (shoulda bought stock in those)
1962- Rolling Stones gives first public appearance. 10 years before my time.
1976- TV Game show Family Fued premiered with host Richard Dawson. According to family legend I'm related to that guy. It's my only claim to fame so I'll take what I can get.
1982- The movie E.T. broke all box office records surpassing $100-million in ticket sales. How many of you saw that one in theater? I did!
1984- Geraldine Ferraro becomes first woman major party Vice President candidate. You Go Girl!
1985- Singing in the Rain opens at the Gershwin Theater in NYC.
2005- This blog, La Vida Dulce, is born with a post on Blueberry picking!
It is with great excitement that I celebrate this one year of blogging. With almost 300 posts, I never thought I would blog this long...and I never thought any one would read it!
La Vida Dulce...