November 7

So what’s so special about November 7th? Besides the fact it is election day, anyone I know who was born on November 7th thinks this day is a National Holiday. And I’m one of them. So everyone gets the day off to celebrate my birthday. See, isn’t that cool? Must be a Scorpio thing. It just makes my Mother’s eyes roll. I’m just kidding, really. I guess. I went searching for stuff that happened today in history on the Internet in case you’re interested.

Today in History from LOC

This Day in History Yowsa, I didn’t realize this was the day that the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington State collapsed.


If you ever get a chance to see the short movie on this bridge, it is amazing. People actually drove over this bridge while it was a rockin’ and a rollin’ in the wind. I mean actually twisting. They show the cars driving over it. Definitely an engineering faux pas. I watched this movie in amazement in one of my mechanical engineering courses – to show what not to do. If you’re interested, you may want to look at the photos at the link, scroll down towards the bottom.

November 7 – Wikipedia Hmmm, they don’t have me or my birthday buddies listed here. We’ll have to fix this. I always thought it was cool I shared Marie Curie’s birthday since I was always interested in chemistry, physics and biology and have taken my share of these courses in college.

To everyone born on this day – Happy Birthday To You!

P.S.  I’m up to 28 on my life list!  Woo Hoo!