View Full Version : A gentle reminder of the importance of tomorrows' date

04-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Many forget but I wanted to remind you guys of the importance of Apr 19 historically....Lexington Green in 1775. Warsaw Ghetto in 1943.....Waco in 1993 to name a few.....A forgotten date in our history but an important one I've always felt.

04-18-2014, 08:44 PM
don't forget the OKC bombing in 1995

04-18-2014, 08:46 PM

04-18-2014, 09:10 PM
1889 – Hitler's birthday (April 19th here, April 20th in Austria at the time)
1985 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/1985) – FBI siege on the compound of The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/The_Covenant,_The_Sword,_and_the_Arm_of_the_Lord) (CSAL) in Arkansas (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Arkansas).
1987 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/1987) – The Simpsons (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/The_Simpsons) premieres as a short cartoon on The Tracey Ullman Show (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/The_Tracey_Ullman_Show). (Da furk???)
1989 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/1989) – A gun turret (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Gun_turret) explodes (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/USS_Iowa_turret_explosion) on the USS Iowa (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/USS_Iowa_(BB-61)), killing 47 sailors.
1993 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/1993) – The 51-day siege (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Waco_Siege) of the Branch Davidian (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Branch_Davidian) building outside Waco, Texas (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Waco,_Texas), USA (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/United_States), ends when a fire breaks out. Eighty-one people die.
1993 – South Dakota governor George Mickelson (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/George_Mickelson) and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashes in Iowa.
1995 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/1995) – Oklahoma City bombing (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Oklahoma_City_bombing): The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Alfred_P._Murrah_Federal_Building) in Oklahoma City (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Oklahoma_City,_Oklahoma), Oklahoma (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Oklahoma), USA (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/United_States), is bombed, killing 168.
1997 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/1997) – The Red River Flood of 1997 (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Red_River_Flood_of_1997) overwhelms the city of Grand Forks, North Dakota (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Grand_Forks,_North_Dakota). Fire breaks out and spreads in downtown Grand Forks, but high water levels hamper efforts to reach the fire, leading to the destruction of 11 buildings.

Things that are scheduled:
Patriot's Day (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Patriot%27s_Day) (Massachusetts (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Massachusetts), Maine (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Maine), Wisconsin (http://angeryamerican.net/wiki/Wisconsin))

Things that popped out at me celebrated this day:
Expeditus (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expeditus) Give it a read, gets the paranoia button REALLY glowing red hot. (Making human sacrifices, anyone?)

04-19-2014, 10:21 PM
Looks like we made it through the day.