July 29, 2007

James @ 30

Historic Events on this day, July 28th 2007

1540 - King Henry VIII of England's chief minister, Thomas Cromwell, was executed and Henry married his fifth wife, Catherine Howard.
1750 - The great baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach died.
1794 - Robespierre, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution, was sent to the guillotine.
1821 - Peru declared its independence from Spain.
1868 - The 14th Amendment to the Constitution, which established the citizenship of African Americans and guaranteed due process of law, was ratified.
1914 - Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, precipitating the start of World War I.
1932 - Herbert Hoover ordered Douglas MacArthur to evict the Bonus Marchers from their camps.
2002 - Nine Pennsylvania coal miners were rescued after 77 hours of being trapped in a mine shaft.
2007 - James Henderson, 5th generation of the Laurentien tribe Lakers, gathered with other members to celebrate the 30th year of his birth. A typical feast of meat and ale was served. Late night activities included dancing and singing, with a finale of slurred "luv you
man" to all in attendance.
Hope it was a great one! Happy Birthday James.

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