Feb 24

Rise up, up above the common man.Hold your fruity delight and sparkling cup,Gaming into heaven. Steve Jobs, American businessman and founder of Apple Inc, was born today in 1955. Bobby Moore, English footballer and world cup winner, died on this day in 1993.

Feb 14

Machine guns blaring!Stiffs hit the deck!Brokenhearted, Jeeves uploaded the footage. Saint Valentines Day Massacre took place in 1929. YouTube, the video sharing web site, is launched on this day in 2005. James Cook, British explorer, navigator and captain, died on this day in 1779. P. G. Wodehouse, English author, died on this day in 1975.

Feb 11

Is she a Rosie?Arm curled, like her hair,Eyes, sandy, like dunes,Chani, flickering bright,Pivots on her Axis,Picks up Sylvia, holds her,“We are strong. We are woman!” Thomas Edison, America businessman and inventor, was born today in 1847. Rene Descartes, French Mathematician and Philosopher, died on this day in 1650. Sylvia Plath, America Poet and Novelist, died…

Feb 04

Laudanum cocktailWashed down in the lodge, thinking,Face in book, drinking. George Washington is unanimously elected as the first president of the United States on this day in 1789. Facebook is founded by Mark Zuckerberg on this day in 2004.

Jan 15

Shakespeare and MarloweWill wiki her with sonnetsIn double-quick time. Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey, London, on this day in 1559. Wikipedia the free online encyclopedia, goes online on this day in 2001.

Jan 07

Bill’s in the bad books.He dipped is dirty, old wickAnd ended up zapped! The impeachment proceedings against Bill Clinton begin on this day in 1999. Nikola Tesla died on this day in 1943.

Jan 04

J Alfred’s spirit Leaps from the tallest building Straight into Bond’s book. The Spirit rover lands on Mars on this day in 2004. The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, opens to the public on this day in 2010. James Bond, the American ornithologist, was born on this day in 1900. His name was Ian Fleming’s inspiration for 007. Poet…

Jan 03

Satoshi melts down! His blockchain is in ruins! The Eye burns and winks. Bitcoin is born, with the first block in the blockchain generated on this day in 2009. Advisories for the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities published. J.R.R Tolkien was born on this day in 1892.