October 08th, 2021
Let us have a little bit of fun today and post about what happened on Oct.8th through history, who celebrates a birthday with you, and couple other categories.
National Fluffernutter Day
Today in History:
1938-G Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Fabulous Invalid" premieres in NYC
1945-Microwave oven patented
1958-Dr Ake Senning installs first pacemaker (Stockholm)
1962-Algeria admitted as 109th member of UN
1964-Ringo Starr passes his driving test
1965-Post Office Tower opens in London, tallest building in England
1986-Mike Scott ties playoff record of 14 strikeouts, beats Mets 1-0
1992-Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus
1992-Video game Mortal Kombat first released as a 2D fighting game by Midway Games
2003-Peter Agre and Roderick MacKinnon win the 2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discoveries concerning channels in cell membranes
2003-Clive Granger and Robert F. Engle awarded Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences “for methods of analyzing economic time series with time-varying volatility (ARCH)”
2004-Kenyan Wangari Maathai is the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for "her contribution to sustainable development, democracy and peace"
2012-John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka win the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine for their work on reprogramming end stage cells to become pluripotent
Johnny Ramone [Cummings], American rock guitarist
Hamish Stuart, Scottish guitarist and singer
Robert Saxton, British classical composer
Nick Cannon, American actor and rapper
Bruno Mars [Peter Gene Hernandez], American singer
Matt Damon, American actor
Dylan Neal, American-Canadian actor
Jeremy Davies, American actor
Sigourney Weaver [Susan Alexandra], American actress
Chevy Chase, American comedian and actor
Paul Hogan, Australian actor
Movies Released on this day:
1927 "The Second Hundred Years"
Songs Released on this day:
1971-John Lennon "Imagine"
Catena Jobs Plus & Personal Touch Embroidery would like to wish everyone a safe and happy weekend.
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