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The Joaquin Appreciation Thread #1

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jackieglover
06-19-2005, 09:52 PM
Down to 35 left in this tourney, but I'm low on chips thanks to two unlucky hands.

AQ vs QJ
AQ vs A7

Damn you AQ :smash:

jackieglover
06-19-2005, 09:59 PM
Out in 30th of 581, paid $450 on the $109 investment, which sucks a$$. Fuck. 1st was 25k, just no cards and had to bluff and bet the whole day to keep afloat. :sobbing:

I'm going to try my patented boomerang suicide move now in the park :lol:

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:22 PM
Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:23 PM
Humans and dolphins are the only species that have sex for pleasure. (That's why dolphins are smiling all the time?)

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:24 PM
The ant can lift 50 times its own weight, can pull 30 times its own weight, and always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:24 PM
Polar bears are left-handed.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:25 PM
The male praying mantis cannot copulate while its head is attached to its body. The female initiates sex by ripping the male's head off. :devil:

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:26 PM
Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:26 PM
Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:27 PM
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain. (A lot of people are like that)

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:28 PM
Starfish don't have brains. (A lot of people are like that too)

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:28 PM
All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:29 PM
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:29 PM
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:30 PM
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:31 PM
There are more chickens than people in the world.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:31 PM
On a Canadian two-dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament building is an American flag.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:33 PM
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, or purple.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:34 PM
"Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt."

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:34 PM
Almonds are members of the peach family.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:35 PM
There are only four words in the English language that end in "dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:35 PM
Los Angeles' full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula".

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:36 PM
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:36 PM
The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life."

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:37 PM
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds. (Sue, we are still doing OK)

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:37 PM
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:38 PM
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:38 PM
"Stewardesses" is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:39 PM
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:39 PM
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:40 PM
The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV is Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:42 PM
Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:43 PM
111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:44 PM
"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:46 PM
In Shakespeare's time, mattresses were secured on bed frames by ropes, when you pulled on the ropes the mattress tightened, making the bed firmer to sleep on. Hence the phrase "goodnight, sleep tight".

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:47 PM
It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month or what we know today as the honeymoon.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:48 PM
In English pubs, ale was ordered by pints and quarts. So in old England, when customers got unruly, the bartender would yell at them mind their own pints and quarts and settle down. It's where we get the phrase "mind your P's and Q's".

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:49 PM
Many years ago in England, pub frequenters had a whistle baked into the rim or handle of their ceramic cups. When they needed a refill, they used the whistle to get some service. "Wet your whistle" is the phrase inspired by this practice.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:49 PM
In Scotland, a new game was invented. It was entitled Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden.... and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:52 PM
The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:54 PM
What do you call an attractive, intelligent and sensitive man?
A rumour.

jackieglover
06-19-2005, 11:55 PM
I'm listening to a song right now.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:55 PM
What do you call a rich, attractive, intelligent and sensitive man who's great in bed and showers you with gifts?
A funny rumour.

mandoura
06-19-2005, 11:59 PM
Guys, why don't we try to accomplish our mission step-by-step? Let's see which thread is right above us and overtakes it, then we move on to the other, and so on, like locusts? :devil:

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:02 AM
I scratched the back of my head just seconds ago.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 12:04 AM
The first thread to overtake is :

~*~*~*Gay AND Lesbian Talk*~*~*~ (2 353 posts)

I think it should be a piece of cake. As I am typing, we are at 2 161, including this post. So let's say by Tuesday morning? :aplot:

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:05 AM
The first thread to overtake is :

~*~*~*Gay AND Lesbian Talk*~*~*~ (2 353 posts)

I think it should be a piece of cake. As I am typing, we are at 2 161, including this post. So let's say by Tuesday morning? :aplot:

Perfect estimation. I'm playing a tourney right now, so I can fill this thread up rather quickly if I decide to focus all of my attention here.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:06 AM
Only 190 posts? I think it may be passed by tomorrow if jayrhum and AG get back to their nonsense.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:09 AM
Here I'll a story with no idea of where it is headed when I start it.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:10 AM
There was a boy.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:10 AM
He had a name AND it began with a letter from the alphabet.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:11 AM
He liked to write notes in bold.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:11 AM
But nobody ever read his notes, because people only read things in italics.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:12 AM
He got extremely depressed because of this.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:12 AM
And tried to hang himself.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:12 AM
But he failed at that too. :sad:

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:13 AM
So he tried to buy a gun from the local thug.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:13 AM
But he got all his money stolen and all of his teeth were knocked out too.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:14 AM
Toothless and demoralized, he found his niche working glory holes.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:15 AM
He was not happy being a whore.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:16 AM
So he hooked up with a hooker off Warren St.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:16 AM
They had a child, but the hooker ran off with his kid.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:17 AM
He finally mustered up the courage to kill himself.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:19 AM
And he did.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:19 AM
There was a massive celebration...

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:20 AM
...for the end of this story.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:23 AM
Most of my posts suck, because they come from my brain. :smash:

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:24 AM
Cheryl walked down the street.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:24 AM
But I had no fucking idea who Cheryl was, so I walked right past her and never saw her again.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:25 AM
I don't save and I love it.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:27 AM
Ba dum dum

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:28 AM
Life.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:29 AM
Move.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:29 AM
Error.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:29 AM
Afloat.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:30 AM
Guam.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:30 AM
Hilton.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:31 AM
One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. Seven. 8. Nine. Ten.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:31 AM
Push here for gold.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:32 AM
If you can comprehend this, then YOU are the one with the problems.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:32 AM
Just read.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:33 AM
And pretend it's interesting.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:33 AM
This is the kind of grunt work you need to do to succeed in this world.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:33 AM
This thread will reach magnificent heights.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:34 AM
Boo!!

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:35 AM
Fuck! I scared myself.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:35 AM
Got to wipe the pee off my legs now. :o

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:36 AM
I wonder how much it costs for a nose job. This chick on this banner needs one.

jackieglover
06-20-2005, 12:37 AM
Too quiet. I'm getting the F outta here.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:32 AM
holy crap

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:34 AM
Too quiet. I'm getting the F outta here.


why are you not on MSN?

mandoura
06-20-2005, 04:35 AM
Becky, we have a new mission.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:36 AM
what is that?

mandoura
06-20-2005, 04:37 AM
p. 144 post#2160, p.145 post #2161

mandoura
06-20-2005, 04:38 AM
sorry #2162

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:40 AM
I want to overtake Rduckys thread

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:40 AM
that is the one

mandoura
06-20-2005, 04:50 AM
I want to overtake Rduckys thread

I am game. Let's do it. :devil:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:51 AM
good only 800 posts to go! :)

mandoura
06-20-2005, 04:52 AM
We can do it. We're the untouchables, the dream team. :dance:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:53 AM
I have faith ;)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:07 AM
A honey bee must tap two million flowers to make one pound of honey

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:08 AM
A typical American eats 28 pigs in his/her lifetime.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:09 AM
Americans spent an estimated $267 billion dining out in 1993

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:10 AM
Aunt Jemima pancake flour, invented in 1889, was the first ready-mix food to be sold commercially.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:12 AM
California's Frank Epperson invented the Popsicle in 1905 when he was 11-years-old.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:12 AM
China's Beijing Duck Restaurant can seat 9,000 people at one time.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:13 AM
Capsaicin, which makes hot peppers "hot" to the human mouth, is best neutralized by casein, the main protein found in milk.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:13 AM
Chocolate manufacturers currently use 40 percent of the world's almonds and 20 percent of the world's peanuts.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:14 AM
were on the corner of bum fuck and you got a purdy mouth :lol:

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:15 AM
its Saint Patty's day, everyone is Irish tonight!

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:18 AM
those 2 guys in the morgue, they just got serial crushed by some huge friggin guy!

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:36 AM
from my fav movie :

http://img21.photobucket.com/albums/v62/cath822/Boondock_Saints.bmp

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:35 AM
I have faith ;)

And the force is with us. :worship:

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:43 AM
Advice from children:
"The only accidents are the ones you make in your pants." -age 7

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:43 AM
"Everyone has feelings, except for snakes and principals." -age 9

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:44 AM
"Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and the world laughs at you." -age 8

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:44 AM
"If life gives you nothing but lemons, make up a better shopping list for it." -age 8

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:44 AM
"Don't eat ladyfingers - even if you know the lady they came from." -age 6

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:45 AM
"When a movie is PG-13 that means how many minutes your mom will let you watch before turning it off." -age 12

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:46 AM
"Moses came down with the Ten Amendments, which were God's Bill of Wrongs." -age 7

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:46 AM
"Doctors automatically know what's wrong with you. They have a sick sense." -age 10

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:46 AM
"My dog had worms. I think he was going fishing." -age 4

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:50 AM
"I was watching the Superbowl with my 92 year old grandfather. The team scored a touchdown. They showed the instant replay. He thought they scored another one. I was gonna tell him, but I figured the game *he* was watching was better." - Steven Wright

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:50 AM
"I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night." - Marie Corelli

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:51 AM
"I love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life." - Rita Rudner

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:51 AM
If you want your refrigerator's ice maker to work, you need to hook it up to the water source. Air doesn't make good ice unless it is mixed with water.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:52 AM
When the PC says "Insert Diskette # 2" don't do it immediately. Remove Diskette # 1 first, even if you're sure you can make them both fit in there.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:52 AM
Anger is a condition in which the tongue works faster than the mind.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:53 AM
You can't change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying over the future.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:53 AM
Everyone needs to be loved...especially when they do not deserve it.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:54 AM
Home is the place where we grumble the most, but are often treated the best.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:54 AM
If anyone speaks badly of you, live so none will believe it.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:55 AM
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:55 AM
We take for granted the things that we should be giving thanks for.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:56 AM
The best gift to give:

To your friend - loyalty

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:57 AM
The best gift to give:
To your enemy - forgiveness

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:57 AM
The best gift to give:
To a child - a good example;

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:59 AM
"What does love mean?" (To a group of eight-year-olds)

"Love is that first feeling you feel before all the bad stuff gets in the way."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 06:59 AM
"When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That's love."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:00 AM
"When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different. You know that your name is safe in their mouth."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:00 AM
"Love is when a girl puts on perfume and a boy puts on shaving cologne and they go out and smell each other."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:00 AM
"Love is when you go out to eat and give somebody most of your French fries without making them give you any of theirs."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:00 AM
"Love is when someone hurts you. And you get so mad but you don't yell at them because you know it would hurt their feelings."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:01 AM
"Love is what makes you smile when you're tired."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:01 AM
"Love is when my mommy makes coffee for my daddy and she takes a sip before giving it to him, to make sure the taste is OK."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:02 AM
"If you want to learn to love better, you should start with a friend who you hate."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:02 AM
"When you tell someone something bad about yourself and you're scared they won't love you anymore. But then you get surprised because not only do they still love you, they love you even more."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:03 AM
"Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it everyday."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:03 AM
"Love is like a little old woman and a little old man who are still friends even after they married.”

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:04 AM
"Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:04 AM
"My mommy loves me more than anybody. You don't see anyone else kissing me to sleep at night."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:04 AM
"Love is when mommy gives daddy the best piece of chicken."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:05 AM
"Love is when mommy sees daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:05 AM
"Love is when your puppy licks your face even after you left him alone all day."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:06 AM
"I know my older sister loves me because she gives me all her old clothes and has to go out and buy new ones."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:06 AM
"I let my big sister pick on me because my Mom says she only picks on me because she loves me. So I pick on my baby sister because I love her."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:07 AM
"When you love somebody, your eyelashes go up and down and little stars come out of you."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:07 AM
"Love is when mommy sees daddy on the toilet and she doesn't think it's gross."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:07 AM
"You really shouldn't say 'I love you' unless you mean it. But if you mean it, you should say it a lot. People forget."

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:08 AM
IT DOES MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD

Falling in love.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:09 AM
Laughing so hard your face hurts.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:09 AM
A hot shower.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:10 AM
No lines at the Super Wal-Mart.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:10 AM
A special glance.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:11 AM
Taking a drive on a pretty road.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:11 AM
Hearing your favorite song on the radio.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:11 AM
Lying in bed listening to the rain outside.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:12 AM
Hot towels out of the dryer.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:12 AM
Finding the sweater you want is on sale for half price.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:13 AM
Chocolate milkshake. (Or vanilla!)

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:13 AM
A long distance phone call.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:13 AM
A bubble bath.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:14 AM
Giggling.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:14 AM
A good conversation.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:14 AM
The beach.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:15 AM
Finding a $20 bill in your coat from last winter.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:15 AM
Laughing at yourself.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:15 AM
Midnight phone calls that last for hours.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:16 AM
Running through sprinklers.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:16 AM
Laughing for absolutely no reason at all.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:16 AM
Having someone tell you that you're beautiful.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:17 AM
Laughing at an inside joke.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:17 AM
Friends.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:18 AM
Accidentally overhearing someone say something nice about you.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:18 AM
Waking up and realizing you still have a few hours left to sleep.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:18 AM
Making new friends or spending time with old ones.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:19 AM
Having someone play with your hair.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:19 AM
Sweet dreams.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:20 AM
Hot chocolate.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:20 AM
Road trips with friends.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:20 AM
Swinging on swings.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:21 AM
Wrapping presents under the Christmas tree while eating cookies and drinking eggnog.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:21 AM
Making eye contact with a cute stranger.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:21 AM
Winning a really competitive game.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:22 AM
Making chocolate chip cookies.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:22 AM
Having your friends send you homemade cookies.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:23 AM
Seeing smiles and hearing laughter from your friends.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:23 AM
Holding hands with someone you care about.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:24 AM
Running into an old friend and realizing that some things (good or bad) never change.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:24 AM
Watching the expression on someone's face as they open a much desired present from you.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:24 AM
Watching the sunrise.

mandoura
06-20-2005, 07:25 AM
Getting out of bed every morning and thanking God for another beautiful day.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:55 PM
Famous Firsts of the 1500's, 1600's, 1700's

Ivan IV (the Terrible)
1547 --- 1st Tsar of Russia.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:56 PM
Queen Mary I (Bloody Mary)
1553 --- 1st reigning queen of England

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:56 PM
Sofinisba Anguissola
1559 --- 1st woman artist to become gain prominence as a painter.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:56 PM
Virginia Dare
1587 --- 1st child born in the American colonies, on August 18th, on what is now Roanoke Island, North Carolina.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:57 PM
Anne Bradstreet
1650 --- 1st published American woman writer. The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:57 PM
Benjamin Franklin
1753 --- appointed 1st Postmaster General in America (10th August 1753).

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:57 PM
Ann Franklin
1762 --- 1st woman to hold the title of newspaper editor, "The Newport Mercury" in Newport, RI.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:58 PM
Margaret Corbin
1779 --- 1st woman to be awarded a disability pension by US Congress. She fought in the Revolutionary War

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:58 PM
Marquis d'Arlandes
Pilatre de Rozier
1783 --- 1st humans to fly. They were airborne in a hot-air balloon for 20 minutes, in Paris, on Nov. 21.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:58 PM
John Jay
1789 --- 1st US Supreme Court chief justice

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:59 PM
Frederick Muhlenberg
1789 --- 1st Speaker Of the US House Of Representatives.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:59 PM
George Washington
1789 --- 1st US President (only unanimously elected US president.)

Becarina
06-20-2005, 04:59 PM
Martha Washington
1789 --- 1st US First Lady.

Becarina
06-20-2005, 05:00 PM
Samuel Hopkins
1790 --- holder of US Patent #1. Thousands of patents were issued before his, but his was the first when the numbering started. He patented a process for making potash and pearl ashes.

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06-20-2005, 05:00 PM
Henry Laurens - Charleston, South Carolina statesman
1792 --- 1st formal cremation in US. He left instructions in his will.

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06-20-2005, 05:00 PM
William Blount
1797 --- 1st person in theUS to be impeached by the House of Representatives, the first time it even exercised this power, and was simultaneously expelled from the US Senate on July 8. He was found guilty ‘of a high misdemeanor, entirely inconsistent with his public trust and duty as a Senator,’ because he had been active in a plan to incite the Creek and Cherokee Indians to aid the British in conquering the Spanish territory of West Florida.

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06-20-2005, 05:01 PM
André-Jacques Garnerin
1797 --- 1st parachute jump. Dropped from about 6,500 ft. over Monceau Park in Paris in a 23-ft.-diameter parachute made of white canvas with a basket attached (Oct. 22).

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06-20-2005, 05:01 PM
Benjamin Stoddert
1798 --- 1st Secretary of the US Navy

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06-20-2005, 05:02 PM
Count de Grisley
1799 --- 1st magician to perform the trick of sawing a woman in half .

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06-20-2005, 05:02 PM
Famous Firsts of the 1800's

Thomas Jefferson1801 --- 1st US president to be inaugurated in Washington, D.C.

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06-20-2005, 05:03 PM
Mary Kies
1809 --- 1st woman to be issued a US patent. She was granted a patent for the rights to a technique for weaving straw with silk and thread to make bonnets.

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06-20-2005, 05:03 PM
Charles Blondin
1824 --- 1st man to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope, 160 feet above the waterfall

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06-20-2005, 05:03 PM
Edward Smith
1831 --- 1st indicted bank robber in the US. He was sentenced to five years hard labor on the rock pile at Sing Sing Prison.

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06-20-2005, 05:04 PM
Mary Lyon
1837 --- founded 1st woman's college in US, Mt. Holyoke College

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06-20-2005, 05:04 PM
Queen Victoria
1837 --- 1st English monarch to live in Buckingham Palace.

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06-20-2005, 05:05 PM
William Henry Harrison
1841 --- 1st US president to die in office. At 32 days, he also had the shortest term in office.

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06-20-2005, 05:05 PM
Tim Hyer
1841 --- 1st recognized boxing (fisticuffs) champion.

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06-20-2005, 05:05 PM
Elizabeth Blackwell
1849 --- 1st woman to receive medical degree in US. (from the Medical Institution of Geneva, N.Y.)

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06-20-2005, 05:06 PM
Antoinette Brown Blackwell
1853 --- 1st American woman ordained a minister by a recognized denomination (Congregational.)

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06-20-2005, 05:06 PM
Jules Leotard
1859 --- world's 1st flying trapeze circus act. Performed at the Cirque Napoleon in Paris, without safety nets.

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06-20-2005, 05:06 PM
Rebecca Lee Crumpler
1864 --- 1st black woman to receive an M.D. degree in the US. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College.

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06-20-2005, 05:07 PM
Mary Walker
1865 --- 1st (and only) woman to receive the US Medal of Honor. She was a Civil War surgeon. Her medal was rescinded in 1916, however, when the Army purged its files to cut down on what they thought were "unwarranted" issues. It wasn't re-instated until 1976.

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06-20-2005, 05:07 PM
Frank, Simeon, and William
1866 --- Committed the first US train robbery. On October 6, 1866, the Reno brothers boarded an eastbound train in Indiana wearing masks and toting guns. After emptying one safe and tossing the other out the window, the robbers jumped off the train and made an easy getaway.

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06-20-2005, 05:07 PM
Sir John Alexander McDonald
1867 --- 1st Prime Minister of Canada

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06-20-2005, 05:08 PM
Lucy Hobbs Taylor
1867 --- 1st woman in the US to become a certified dentist. She graduated from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery

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06-20-2005, 05:08 PM
Ebenezer D. Bassett
1869 ---1st Black U.S. diplomat, minister-resident to Haiti

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06-20-2005, 05:09 PM
Arabella Mansfield
1869 --- 1st woman lawyer. A year later, Ada H. Kepley, of Illinois, graduates from the Union College of Law in Chicago. She is the first woman lawyer to graduate from a law school.

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06-20-2005, 05:09 PM
Lucy Walker
1871 --- 1st woman to successfully climb the Matterhorn in Switzerland.

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06-20-2005, 05:09 PM
Victoria Woodhall
1872 --- 1st woman to run for President of the US.

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06-20-2005, 05:10 PM
Herbert Hoover
1874 --- 1st US President born west of the Mississippi.

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06-20-2005, 05:10 PM
Mary Baker Eddy
1879 --- 1st and only American woman to found a lasting American-based religion- The Church of Christ (Scientist).

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06-20-2005, 05:10 PM
Moses Fleetwood Walker
1884 --- 1st black baseball player in the major leagues

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06-20-2005, 05:11 PM
Wilhelm Steinitz
1886 --- world's 1st chess champion

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06-20-2005, 05:11 PM
Susanna M. Salter
1887 --- 1st woman US mayor. (Argonia, KS). She won by a two-thirds majority but didn't even know she was in the running until she went into the voting booth. Her name was submitted by the Women's Christian Temperance Union. She died at the age of 101 in 1961.

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06-20-2005, 05:12 PM
Oscar Straus
1887 --- 1st Jewish ambassador from US. (Ambassador to Turkey.)

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06-20-2005, 05:12 PM
William Kemmler
1890 --- 1st criminal to be executed by electrocution (in Auburn Prison, Auburn, N.Y., Aug. 6)

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06-20-2005, 05:12 PM
Queen Isabella of Spain
1893 --- 1st woman to appear on a US postage stamp.