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All is Ours Day

Monday, April 08, 2013

All is Ours Day

When : Always April 8th

All is Ours Day is is bound to be a spectacular day for...... us.

Think of the concept. Imagine the possibilities. The creator of this day was absolutely brilliant. What a great day this will be.

The creator of this day was absolutely brilliant. Let's dissect the meaning and intent of this great day. We will do so by examining the title of this day, word for word. It begins with the word "all". For such a little word, it's all-inclusive. From a possessive standpoint, therefore, we are talking about anything and everything we want.. The verb "is" is sort, sweet and definite. It leaves no room for doubt or question.

Finally, the creator chose the word "our" rather than the word "mine" This is a vital decision allowing us to completely enjoy today. The greatest events, and the best things in life, are those that are shared. The only thing the creator left out is the definition of who "Ours" represents. That is left up to you.

Origin of "All is Ours Day":
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.

This Day in History April 8

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baltimore is promoted to an archdiocese, with the founding of the dioceses of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Bardstown (now Louisville) by Pope Pius VII. (1808)

The Venus de Milo is discovered on the Aegean island of Melos. (1820)

Around three-hundred United States 6th Infantry troops leave St. Louis, Missouri to fight the Sauk Native Americans. (1832)

Battle of Mansfield Union forces are thwarted by the Confederate army at Mansfield, Louisiana. (1864)

The first recorded college basketball game occurs at Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. (1893)

Longacre Square in Midtown Manhattan is renamed Times Square after The New York Times. (1904)

Auguste Deter, the first person to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dies. (1906)

Harvard University votes to establish the Harvard Business School. (1908)

The 17th Amendment to the United States Constitution, requiring direct election of Senators, becomes law. (1913)

Actors Douglas Fairbanks and Charlie Chaplin sell war bonds on the streets of New York City's financial district. (1918)

The Japanese take Bataan in the Philippines. (1942)

U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in an attempt to check inflation, freezes wages and prices, prohibits workers from changing jobs unless the war effort would be aided thereby, and bars rate increases by common carriers and public utilities. (1943)

World War II: After an air raid accidentally destroys a train carrying about 4,000 Nazi concentration camp internees in Prussian Hanover, the survivors are massacred by Nazis. (1945)

U.S. President Harry Truman calls for the seizure of all domestic steel mills to prevent a nationwide strike. (1952)

A team of computer manufacturers, users, and university people led by Grace Hopper meets to discuss the creation of a new programming language that would be called COBOL. (1959)

At Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Hank Aaron hits his 715th career home run to surpass Babe Ruth's 39-year-old record. (1974)

Frank Robinson manages the Cleveland Indians in his first game as major league baseball's first African American manager. (1975)

Los Angeles Dodgers executive Al Campanis resigns amid controversy over racially charged remarks he had made while on Nightline. (1987)

Retired tennis great Arthur Ashe announces that he has AIDS, acquired from blood transfusions during one of his two heart surgeries. (1992)
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  • PMAY0313
    1296 days ago
    1296 days ago
    "All your base are belong to us"
    An Engrish (broken English) phrase that became an Internet phenomenon or meme. The text comes from the opening cutscene of the 1991 European Sega Mega Drive version of the video game Zero Wing[1] by Toaplan, which was poorly translated from the original Japanese version. (from wikipedia)

    Some interesting items in the history page. I remember when President Nixon froze wages in 1972, but didn't know that President Roosevelt had done it previously in 1943.


    Grace Hopper along with others meet to discuss the creation of a new programming language that would be called COBOL. (1959).

    Cobol was one of the first programming languages I had to learn while studying computer science.
    1297 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/8/2013 5:27:54 PM
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