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Re: April 4th 2019

Hi @Preds 

 

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Re: April 4th 2019

On this day:

 

1975-Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a partnership for Microsoft.

 

1973-World Trade Center opens.

 

1968-Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated.Woman Sad

 

1940-NATO treaty signed in Washington, DC

 

1789-First US Congress begins regular sessions under Pres.Washington

 

1655-Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates.  No relationship to Dennis Farina.  Smiley TongueSmiley LOL

 

1581-Francis Drake knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.

 

 

 

 

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Re: April 4th 2019


@Cakers wrote:

On this day:

 

1975-Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a partnership for Microsoft.

 

1973-World Trade Center opens.

 

1968-Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated.Woman Sad

 

1940-NATO treaty signed in Washington, DC

 

1789-First US Congress begins regular sessions under Pres.Washington

 

1655-Battle at Postage Farina, Tunis: English fleet beats Barbary pirates.  No relationship to Dennis Farina.  Smiley TongueSmiley LOL

 

1581-Francis Drake knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.

 

 

 

 


@Cakers, I was fine until I got to the last one. I read it as "1581-Francis Drake dated Queen Elizabeth I.

 

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Re: April 4th 2019

Just reminded my husband his grandmother would be 120 years old today.   She lived to be 101 1/2.