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Happy Birthday BenevolentGameMaster!

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It's July 21st! Another Circuit of Sol has been completed by

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This Week in Geek History July 21 - 27

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July 21
1861 - First Battle of Bull Run mb
1899 - Author Ernest Hemingway mb
1924 - Actor-comedian Don Knotts mb
1951 - Actor-comedian Robin Williams mb
1957 - Actor-comedian Jon Lovitz (Saturday Night Live)
1959 - Ed Greenwood
???? - BenevolentGameMaster
1983 - Vostok Station, Antarctica: Lowest recorded temperature -128.6F, -89.2C mb

July 22
1298 - Battle of Falkirk mb
1882 - Painter Edward Hopper mb
1940 - Alex Trebek mb
1955 - Actor Willem Dafoe mb
1955 - Actor David Spade mb

July 23
1892 - Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie mb
1888 - Detective novelist Raymond Chandler mb
1904 - Ice cream cone created @ St. Louis Word Fair mb
1961 - Actor Woody Harrelson mb
1970 - Actress Charisma Carpenter mb

July 24
1783 - South American revolutionary and statesman Simon Bolivar mb
1802 - French novelist Alexandre Dumas the Elder mb
1936 - Comedian Ruth Buzzi (Laugh In) mb
1970 - Actress Jennifer Lopez mb
1982 - Actress Anna Paquin mb

July 25
_306 - Constantine I proclaimed Roman Emporer mb
1894 - Actor Walter Brennan mb
1954 - NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton mb

July 26
1856 - Playwright George Bernard Shaw mb
1875 - Carl Jung, founder of analytic psychology mb
1894 - Author Aldous Huxley mbmb
1922 - Scriptwriter/Director Blake Edwards mb
1928 - Director Stanley Kubrick mb
1943 - Stones' Frontman Mick Jagger mb
1945 - Actress Helen Mirren mb

July 27
1824 - French novelist Alexander Dumas the Younger (Camille)
1905 - Baseball player and manager Leo Durocher mb
1922 - Television producer Norman Lear (All in The Family)
1937 - Actor Don Galloway (Ironside)
1938 - Gary Gygax
???? - AaronTheSkull

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This Week in Geek History July 14 - 20

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July 14
1789 - Bastille Day mb
1862 - Austrian Art Nouveau painter Gustav Klimt mb
1912 - Folk singer Woody Guthrie mb
1913 - Gerald Ford, 38th president of the United States mb
1918 - Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman mb

July 15
1606 - Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn mb
1779 - Poet Clement Clarke Moore (A Visit from St. Nicholas ("'Twas The Night Before Christmas") ) mb
1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered mb
1944 - Actor Jan-Michael Vincent (Airwolf) mb
1956 - Guitarist Joe Satriani mb
1988 - Die Hard released mb

July 16
_622 - Muslim era begins with Muhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina mb
1439 - Kissing is banned in England (to stop the spread of the Black Death) mb
1888 - Actor Percy Kilbride (Pa Kettle)
1911 - Dancer/actress Ginger Rogers mb
1945 - first atomic detonation (Alamogordo) mb

July 17
1889 - Mystery writer Erle Stanley Gardner (Perry Mason) mb
1899 - Actor James Cagney mb
1918 - Romanov Family executed by Bolsheviks in Yekaterinburg, Russia mb
1949 - Bassist Geezer Butler mb
1952 - American actor David Hasselhoff mb
1955 - Disneyland opens mb
1959 - Hitchcock's North by Northwest premieres mb

July 18
__64 - Great Fire of Rome mb
1911 - Canadian Actor Hume Cronyn mb
1913 - Comedian Red Skelton mb
1918 - South African statesman Nelson Mandela mb mb
1921 - Former astronaut and Sen. John Glenn, D-Ohio mb
1937 - Gonzo journalist/author Hunter S. Thompson mb

July 19
1814 - American firearms inventor Samuel Colt mb
1834 - French painter Edgar Degas mb
1865 - Dr. Charles H. Mayo (Co-founder of the Mayo Clinic) mb
1946 - Tennis star Ilie Nastase mb
1947 - Guitarist Brian May mb
1962 - Actor Anthony Edwards (Revenge of the Nerds)

July 20
356B - Alexander the Great mb
1822 - Gregor Mendel mb
1933 - Author Cormac McCarthy mb
1938 - Actress Natalie Wood (West Side Story, Brainstorm)
1947 - Guitarist Carlos Santana mb
1969 - Moon landing/walk mb
1976 - US Viking 1 lands on Mars (1st Martian landing) mb

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Happy Birthday Derf_Red & Busdjur!

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July 9th! Time once again to celebrate:

Jessica - the other one
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Happy Birthday Jessica & Fred! (AKA My dear Sir Pomfrey!)

RPG Geek of the Week #318: Jessica Rickardsson (busdjur)

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Happy Birthday Tegarend!

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July 8th!

It is time once again to celebrate

Kris Van Beurden
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Happy Birthday Kris!



RPG Geek of The Week #155: Tegarend Kris Van Beurden
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This Week in Geek History July 7 - 13

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July 7
1906 - Baseball pitcher Leroy "Satchel" Paige mb
1907 - Science Fiction Author Robert A Heinlein mb
1928 - Sliced bread sold for the 1st time mb "That's the best thing to come along since, well, um...in 90 years!"
1931 - Fantasy/Sci-Fi Author David Eddings mb
1940 - Beatles drummer Ringo Starr mb
1949 - Actress Shelley Duvall mb
1969 - NHL center Joe Sakic mb

July 8
1838 - Dirigible inventor Ferdinand von Zeppelin mb
1934 - Comedian Marty Feldman mb
1951 - Actress Anjelica Huston mb
1958 - Actor Kevin "Thank you sir may I have another" Bacon mb
???? - RPG Enthusiast Kris Van Beurden (aka Tegarend)

July 9
1819 - Elias Howe, inventor of the sewing machine mb
1956 - Actor Tom Hanks mb
1976 - busdjur The Other Jessica
1983 - Queen Toggy (aka Toggy) mb mb
???? - RPGG user derf_red

July 10
1040 - Lady Godiva takes her famous ride for tax reform mb
1509 - Theologian John Calvin mb
1856 - Nikola Tesla mb
1913 - Death Valley hits 134F, 56.7C, world's highest recorded temp mb
1920 - TV news anchor and commentator David Brinkley mb
1940 - Battle of Britain begins mb
1942 - Heavy Metalist Ronnie James Dio mb
1947 - Folk singer Arlo Guthrie mb

July 11
1274 - Scottish Noble & King, Robert the Bruce mb
1798 - US Marine Corps established mb
1804 - US VP Aaron Burr mortally wounds Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a pistol duel mb
1834 - American painter James Whistler mb
1899 - Author E.B. White (Charlotte's Web ) mb
1920 - Actor Yul Brynner (The King and I, Westworld) mb
1955 - Roger E. Moore
1960 - Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird published mb

July 12
100B - Roman leader Julius Caesar mb(maybe the 13th)
1817 - American writer Henry David Thoreau mb
1854 - Photography pioneer George Eastman mb
1937 - Comedian-actor-felon Bill Cosby mb

July 13
1940 - Actor Patrick Stewart mb
1942 - Actor Harrison Ford mb
1944 - Hungarian Inventor Erno Rubik mb
1946 - Comedian Cheech Marin of Cheech and Chong mb

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Happy Birthday Dysjunct!

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July 6th!

Time once again to salute one of our regulars and best customers:

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Cheers & Happy Birthday, O Bloody Retributor!



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Happy Birthday Quozl!

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Hopefully you Yanks saved some firecrackers from last night to celebrate

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Happy Birthday Jon!

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Happy Birthday kazozza (Andrew Orel)!

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June 30th! Time for another round in the Tavern to raise our glasses to

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This Week in Geek History June 30 - July 6

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June 30
1917 - American actress Susan Hayward (The Conqueror)
1934 - "Night of the Long Knives" - Hitler's bloody purge of Nazi Party mb
1936 - Gone with the Wind (novel) published mb
1938 - Superman debuts in DC's Action Comics #1 mb
1941 - WWII: Operation Barbarossa mb
1943 - Singer Florence Ballard of The Supremes mb
1959 - Actor Vincent D'Onofrio mb
1963 - Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen mb
1971 - 3 member-crew of Russian Space Mission Soyuz 11 found dead upon arrival to earth (only people to have died in space to date) mb

July 1
1200 - Sunglasses are invented in China cool
1649 - Gottfried von Leibniz mb
1863 - Battle of Gettysburg begins mb
1867 - Canada Day mb
1905 - Einstein introduces his theory of special relativity mb
1915 - Bluesman Willie Dixon mb
1934 - Actor Jamie Farr mb
1939 - Actress Karen Black mb
1945 - Blondie Singer/songwriter Deborah Harry mb
1952 - Canadian Actor-comedian Dan Aykroyd mb
1961 - Princess Diana mb
1967 - Canadian Actress Pamela Anderson Lee mb
1977 - Actress Liv Tyler mb

July 2
1903 - King Olav V of Norway mb
1937 - Amelia Earhart & Fred Noonan disappear flying over the Pacific mb
1961 - Writer Ernest Hemingway took his own life. mb

July 3
1863 - Union victory at Gettysburg, ~50K casualties including 11 generals mb
1883 - Author Franz Kafka mb
1906 - Actor George Sanders (Too many movies to name) mb
1962 - Tom Cruise mb
1971 - Jim Morrison dies in Paris at 27 mb
1985 - Back to the Future released mb

July 4
1776 - American Independence Day mb
1804 - Author Nathaniel Hawthorne mb
1847 - Circus operator James Bailey ( Barnum & Bailey Circus) mb
1855 - Whitman's Leaves of Grass published mb
1865 - Carroll's Alice in Wonderland published mb
Did you know that the 2nd, 3rd & 5th US Presidents died on the 4th of July? John Adams mb & Thomas Jefferson mb in 1826 & James Monroe in 1831

July 5
1801 - David "damn the torpedoes!" Farragut, First U.S. Navy admiral mb
1810 - Showman P.T. Barnum ( Barnum & Bailey Circus) mb
1927 - Actress Janet Leigh mb
1937 - SPAM debuts! mb

July 6
1747 - John Paul "I have not yet begun to fight" Jones, 'father' of the U.S. Navy mb
1887 - Painter Marc Chagall mb
1925 - TV personality Merv Griffin mb
1946 - Actor Sylvester Stallone mb
1957 - John Lennon (16) mb & Paul McCartney (15) mbmeet for the 1st time
???? - RPG Enthusiast dysjunct

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