Friday, May 22, 2009

What a wonderful day it is!

Today is National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day is a United States holiday created to recognize the maritime industry. It is observed on May 22, the date that the American steamship Savannah set sail from Savannah, Georgia on the first ever transoceanic voyage under steam power. The holiday was created by the United States Congress on May 20, 1933

It is also The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international holiday for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May22.

Today is the birthday of:
Janne Niinimaa, Finnish ice-hockey player
Salva Ballesta, Spanish footballer.
Tracy Brookshaw, American professional wrestler and valet
Desiree Thomas, Library worker,exotic grilled cheese maker,knitter extrordinaire.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday, hope it was a great one.--alison