Saturday, September 19, 2009


335: Dalmatius is raised to the rank of Caesar by Constantine I

1778: Continental Congress passes first budget of the United States

1881: President James Garfield dies

1900: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid commit their first robbery

1934: Bruno Hauptmann arrested for murder/kidnapping of Lindbergh baby

1957: United States conducts first underground nuclear bomb test

1970: Mary Tyler Moore Show debuts

1985: Thousands killed in Mexico City earthquake

1991: Iceman discovered by German tourists

1995: Unabomber Manifesto published by New York Times and Washington Post; September 19th declared International Talk Like a Pirate Day

1998: Chip Sellarole and Tammy Kennon get married in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

1999: Outer Banks begins recovery in the wake of Hurricane Floyd

2001: Chip and Tammy prepare to move into newly finished house on Sir Chandler and completely forget that it's their anniversary

2003: Outer Banks assesses damage from Hurricane Isabel as the storm overtakes Washington, D.C.

2005: Chip and Tammy celebrate 10th anniversary by working 115th straight day at their new wine shop

2008: Bush administration asks Congress for $700B to shore up U.S. financial institutions; Chip and Tammy list house and business for sale

2009: Chip and Tammy leave for a four-day mini-vacation to celebrate surviving 11 years of marriage, 5 summers in retail and one year of waiting.

1 comment:

Beth said...

whoo-hoo! and it's national-talk-like-a-pirate day, too! enjoy, me hearties!