Archive for October, 2020

ACTING LEGEND SEAN CONNERY HAS DIED

Sean Connery is 90.
Thomas Sean Connery (August 25, 1930 – October 31, 2020)

Scottish actor and producer Sean Connery was best known as the
first actor to portray the character
James Bond in film. Connery
died in his sleep at his home in Nassau
in the Bahamas. His son
stated that he “had been unwell for some time”. Connery was 90.

Full list of James Bond films in order | James Bond Movies
James Bond movies Sean Connery folder icons by Engelyna on DeviantArt

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WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING THIS YEAR?

Dracula 2020 - with a face mask - Vampire - Magnes | TeePublic PL

Have a safe, fun filled Halloween during Covid-19! 

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FRONTIER TOWN OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1858

Denver's First Store Opens 156 Years Ago Today - Do You Go to Denver to Shop ?

On October 29, 1858, the first store opens in a small frontier town in       
Colorado Territory that a month later will take the name of Denver
in a shameless ploy to curry favor with
Kansas Territorial Governor James W. Denver. The town was a  brainchild of a promoter and real estate salesman from Kansas named William H. Larimer Jr.

Gen William Larimer (1809-1875) - Find A Grave Memorial

William Henry Harrison Larimer (1840-1910) - Find A Grave Memorial

James W. Denver - Wikipedia
James William "Jim" Denver
(October 23, 1817 – August 9, 1892)

  

7 things to do in the Denver area this weekend, Aug. 14-16, 2020

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GIFT WAS DEDICATED ON THIS DAY IN 1886

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The
Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of  France
to the people of the U.S. was dedicated in New York Harbor by then
President Grover Cleveland
.

 

See the source image

 


Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty, 1886 | Flickr


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HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS IN 2020?

Scary thought: Parents worried COVID-19 could cancel Halloween 2020 |  National Post

The 1918 flu caused Halloween cancellations in St. Louis. It could happen  again | Coronavirus | stltoday.com
The Spanish Flu of 1918

Our Rich History: Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-19 — the granddaddy of all  flu outbreaks in NKY | NKyTribune

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