Monday, March 1, 2010

Let's celebrate my birthday, everyone!

Let's celebrate with a toast and a huge slice of delicious birthday cake! :))



Thought you'd enjoy some March 1st tidbits of information!

Some Famous People born on March 1st:

1445 Sandro Botticelli (painter)

1904 Glenn Miller (musician)

1910 David Niven (actor)

1927 Harry Belafonte (singer)

1944 Roger Daltrey (singer, actor)



On This Day In History:

1803 Ohio admitted as 17th US state (retroactively declared on August 7th, 1953)

1867 Nebraska admitted as 37th US state.

1872 Yellowstone National Park established as the world's first National Park.

1912 Albert Berry makes the first ever parachute jump from an aeroplane in St. Louis, in Missouri

1936 The Hoover Dam is completed.



March 1st is also:

Roman New Year

Saint David's Day - Saint David is the patron Saint of Wales.

Feast of Saint Monan (Catholicism)

World Civil Defense Day

Independence Movement Day (Korea)

Martisor (Romania)

Baba Marta (Bulgaria)


17 comments:

i beati said...

If only I would have known a card would have flown to you Have a marvelous celebration of life #36 right??

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

hahaha, how did you guess, Sandy? A very thoughtful gesture, and so appreciate it! Thank you! :))

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Petra! Hope it's a healthy and prosperous year! K.

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

Thank you so, K.! :))

Anonymous said...

Why didn't you include yourself as one of the famous people born on the 1st? ;) David

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

So very sweet of you, David! XO

Anonymous said...

You are in these eyes! :)

Anonymous said...

Hi Aunt P! Happy Birthday! Love you! Nikki

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

:)) David

Love you, Nikk! Thank you, sweetie! :))

ChaChaneen said...

Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday to you!
Happy Birthday dear Petra Michelle!
Happy Birthday toooooo youuuuuuu!
And many more!!!!!!!!!!!

If there is any leftover cake, I'll definitely be back for more! I lurve treats! ha ha I know, big suprise. ha ha

PV said...

I'm a day late, but hope you had a really Happy Birthday. Happy Day after your birthday.

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

hahaha, Janeen! This cake'll be here forever for you! ;) Thank you for your sweet rendition and gesture, Janeen! XO

Thank you so, Peter! :))

Enzie Shahmiri * Portrait Artist said...

Happy belated birthday dear Petra! I wish you the very best ~ may all your dreams come true :)

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

Vielen vielen dank, Enzie! XO

Mama Zen said...

I can't believe I missed it! Happy Belated Birthday!

petra michelle; Whose role is it anyway? said...

Thank you so, MZ! XO

Tipper said...

I can't believe I missed your party-and your b-day. I sure hope it was a WONDERFUL DAY because you are a WONDERFUL PERSON : )