today’s forecast: sunrise, sunset, and some stuff in between
March 4, 2021
And then suddenly . . .
Today, March 4 . . .
- in 1238, Mongol forces of Batu Khan overcome Russians under Yuri II of Vladimir-Suzdal near Yaroslavl in Russia, ending Russian resistance: the Battle of the Sit River
- in 1461, King Henry VI of England was deposed by Yorkists and replaced by Edward IV
The government does not exist to define the constitution.
The constitution exists to define the government.
- in 1789, the U.S. Constitution went into effect as the governing law of the United States, the date having been established by Congress
- in 1801, Thomas Jefferson was the first president inaugurated in Washington D.C.
- in 1936, 1st flight of the airship Hindenburg at Friedrichshafen, Germany
the photo above is the new improved, edited version I showed you the other day.
below is the side by side comparison…
- Antonio Vivaldi was born in 1678
- Miriam Makeba (youtube link), a South African singer was born, 1932 in Prospect Township (britannica.com)
- Chicago was incorporated as a city, with a population of about 4,200, in 1837
- silent screen star Sir Charlie Chaplin was finally knighted at Buckingham Palace, in 1975
- Saladin died in 1193
- John Candy died in 1994
“March 4 is a movement, not a day”
“May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.”
“Oh the things you can find
If you don’t stay behind.”
~ Dr. Seuss
“A hero is someone who understands the responsibility that comes with his freedom.”
~ Bob Dylan
“Your kilt should be short enough for dancing a jig
but long enough to hide your lucky charms”
~ Bit o’ Irish Wisdom ~
hope you have a great day!
thanks for stopping by!!
“Suddenly, all of my ancestors are behind me. “Be still” they say. Watch and listen, you are the result of the love of thousands.”