1812 The War of 1812 began.
1815 Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo by British, German, and Dutch forces.
1873 Suffragist Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.
1928 Aviatrix Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. She completed the flight from Newfoundland to Wales in about 21 hours.
1942 Paul McCartney was born (sooo what???)
1954 Nelson Mandela was jailed 6 days ago (Thought it was interesting, cos today is a boring day in history)
1983 Sally Ride became the first American woman in space.
Who is coming: > Rastas, Primrose, Mars Bar, Magic Hands, Sam, Baggage( and 1 maybe), Tammy + Martin (the KornDogs) and Casey and Jay, Mac na Alba, Kali,
MAKES 12.. No more bookings.. this is a full Sauna! Hurrah...
Apologies: Red is home from her sojourn to Barcelona, via the mind-blowing Millau Bridge!!!( but is totally beschwipst right now!!is that why the pic is out of focus. you ask?? No! You try and travel at 180km on the back of a bike and take a picture at the same time!)
What are you bringing?
Mains: Baggage will do Steak and Kidney Pie
Salad: Rastas and Primrose
Sides: Casey and Jay
Dessert: Sam will make something with Pears
Beer/Wine/Cider: Mac na Alba, Kali