Members Area
Countdown to Christmas --
Visit My Merry Christmas on Facebook!   Visit My Merry Christmas on Twitter!   Get My Merry Christmas on RSS
Navigation » Merry Forums of My Merry Christmas > Christmas Today > Chit Chat > Fun & Games » Today in History.....Game


  Log-in
  Register



















» Stats
Members: 9,975
Threads: 53,446
Posts: 601,673
Top Poster: xmas365 (150,108)
Welcome to our newest member, Angelfrog
» Recent Comments
Hot Cocoa or Hot Chocolate: A Matter of Taste
It's hard to find good writing now a days. But you have done a great job with all these sharing hot Cocoa and hot Chocolate. That's interesting. Thanks for sharing.
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My top favorite Christmas Sitcoms: All from M*A*S*H , Happy Days, Laverne and Shirley. Step By Step - I'll Be Home For Christmas
His Name is Bud
love this story! Thanks for sharing your memories.
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
Here are my top 10: (in no particular order) All 3 M*A*S*H Christmas episodes they made: Dear Dad Dear Sis Death Takes a Holiday The Bob Newhart Show: His Busiest Time I'm Dreaming of a...
Tips for Buying a Fresh Tree
I will do that fresh cut of the trunk.....that was my problem last Christmas.....the tree lost so many needles....even tho it was fresh....the problem was....since I didn´t cut the trunk....the tree...
» Random Entries
The Summer Creation of...
By MMC Editor
06-08-2002 10:05 PM
44,341 Views  0 Posts
“The Man Who Didn’t Know...
By MerryCarey
05-21-2012 11:18 AM
57,625 Views  0 Posts
"The Purloined...
By MerryCarey
05-21-2012 11:34 AM
55,356 Views  0 Posts
Santa Speaks 2010
By MMC Editor
06-11-2010 11:17 PM
58,239 Views  0 Posts
Christmas Tree Decorating with Rope...
By JeanetteDi
08-30-2011 08:04 AM
65,973 Views  0 Posts
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #2671  
Old 10-10-2012, 03:55 AM
SW1Dennis's Avatar
SW1Dennis SW1Dennis is offline
Dang Near Santa Himself
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Chandler AZ
Posts: 2,617
Thanks: 110
Thanked 446 Times in 277 Posts
SW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoe



October 10 1631 - A Saxon army takes over Prague.
Reply With Quote
  #2672  
Old 10-10-2012, 09:15 AM
George Broderick, Jr.'s Avatar
George Broderick, Jr. George Broderick, Jr. is offline
Christmas Deity

Last Achievements
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 25,439
Thanks: 752
Thanked 5,569 Times in 3,711 Posts
George Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the Wisemen
October 10, 1991 -- Former U.S. postal worker Joseph Harris shoots two former co-workers to death at the post office in Ridgewood, New Jersey. The night before, Harris had killed his former supervisor, Carol Ott, with a three-foot samurai sword, and shot her fiance, Cornelius Kasten, in their home. After a four-hour standoff with police at the post office, Harris was arrested. His violent outburst was one of several high-profile attacks by postal workers that resulted in the addition of the phrase "going postal" to the American lexicon.
__________________
George Broderick, Jr.
Reply With Quote
  #2673  
Old 10-14-2012, 12:35 AM
SW1Dennis's Avatar
SW1Dennis SW1Dennis is offline
Dang Near Santa Himself
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Chandler AZ
Posts: 2,617
Thanks: 110
Thanked 446 Times in 277 Posts
SW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoe



October 13 1970 - Fiji joins the United Nations.
Reply With Quote
  #2674  
Old 10-15-2012, 12:15 AM
SW1Dennis's Avatar
SW1Dennis SW1Dennis is offline
Dang Near Santa Himself
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Chandler AZ
Posts: 2,617
Thanks: 110
Thanked 446 Times in 277 Posts
SW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoe



October 14 1908 - The Chicago Cubs defeat the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, clinching the World Series. It would be their last one to date.
Reply With Quote
  #2675  
Old 10-15-2012, 08:45 AM
George Broderick, Jr.'s Avatar
George Broderick, Jr. George Broderick, Jr. is offline
Christmas Deity

Last Achievements
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 25,439
Thanks: 752
Thanked 5,569 Times in 3,711 Posts
George Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the Wisemen
October 15, 2004 -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rules that hearse manufacturers no longer have to install anchors for child-safety seats in their vehicles. In 1999, to prevent parents from incorrectly installing the seats using only their cars' seat belts, the agency had required all carmakers to put the standardized anchors on every passenger seat in every vehicle they built. Though it seemed rather odd, most hearse-builders complied with the rule and many thousands of their vehicles incorporated baby-seat latches on their front and back passenger seats.

They COULD just strap 'em in with government red tape...
__________________
George Broderick, Jr.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to George Broderick, Jr. For This Useful Post:
redkaga (10-15-2012)
  #2676  
Old 10-15-2012, 09:26 AM
redkaga's Avatar
redkaga redkaga is offline
Merry Forums Elf, 1st Class
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Ohio
Posts: 654
Thanks: 122
Thanked 561 Times in 165 Posts
redkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elf
Originally Posted by George Broderick, Jr. View Post
October 15, 2004 -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rules that hearse manufacturers no longer have to install anchors for child-safety seats in their vehicles. In 1999, to prevent parents from incorrectly installing the seats using only their cars' seat belts, the agency had required all carmakers to put the standardized anchors on every passenger seat in every vehicle they built. Though it seemed rather odd, most hearse-builders complied with the rule and many thousands of their vehicles incorporated baby-seat latches on their front and back passenger seats.

They COULD just strap 'em in with government red tape...
As a parent who uses child seats with anchor straps, those anchors have saved me a lot of time and trouble trying to install seats.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to redkaga For This Useful Post:
George Broderick, Jr. (10-16-2012)
  #2677  
Old 10-16-2012, 12:59 AM
SW1Dennis's Avatar
SW1Dennis SW1Dennis is offline
Dang Near Santa Himself
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Chandler AZ
Posts: 2,617
Thanks: 110
Thanked 446 Times in 277 Posts
SW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoe



October 15 1956 - Fortran, the first modern computer language, is shared with the coding community for the first time.
Reply With Quote
  #2678  
Old 10-16-2012, 07:44 AM
George Broderick, Jr.'s Avatar
George Broderick, Jr. George Broderick, Jr. is offline
Christmas Deity

Last Achievements
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 25,439
Thanks: 752
Thanked 5,569 Times in 3,711 Posts
George Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the WisemenGeorge Broderick, Jr. could be one of the Wisemen
October 16, 1859 -- Abolitionist John Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia), in an attempt to start an armed slave revolt and destroy the institution of slavery.
__________________
George Broderick, Jr.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to George Broderick, Jr. For This Useful Post:
redkaga (10-16-2012)
  #2679  
Old 10-16-2012, 08:11 AM
redkaga's Avatar
redkaga redkaga is offline
Merry Forums Elf, 1st Class
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Ohio
Posts: 654
Thanks: 122
Thanked 561 Times in 165 Posts
redkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elfredkaga is a good elf
Originally Posted by George Broderick, Jr. View Post
October 16, 1859 -- Abolitionist John Brown leads a small group on a raid against a federal armory in Harpers Ferry, Virginia (now West Virginia), in an attempt to start an armed slave revolt and destroy the institution of slavery.
And now his body just lies a-moulderin' in the grave.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to redkaga For This Useful Post:
RadioJonD (10-16-2012)
  #2680  
Old 10-17-2012, 02:54 AM
SW1Dennis's Avatar
SW1Dennis SW1Dennis is offline
Dang Near Santa Himself
Last Achievements
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Chandler AZ
Posts: 2,617
Thanks: 110
Thanked 446 Times in 277 Posts
SW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoeSW1Dennis would be nice to meet under the mistletoe



October 17 1919 - RCA is incorporated as the Radio Corporation of America.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks






Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Year Round Christmas Radio -- Listen now!

Listen to Kringle Radio via...

Winamp
Windows Media


Click to listen now!


Listen to the Merry Podcast NOW

Christmas Fans -- Ranking the Best of Christmas









2012 Founder's Award