[extropy-chat] Atheist Easter

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 8 18:07:22 UTC 2004

April 5th is Thomas Hobbes' birthday. 1588
6th Butch Cassidy (1866); 
8th Gautama Buddha (563 BCE); Hugh Hefner (1926) 
13th Thomas Jefferson (1743); 
14th Christiaan Huygens (1629); Arnold Joseph Toynbee (1889); 
15th Leonardo daVinci (1452); 
22nd Isabella I of Spain (1451); Henry Fielding (1707); Immanuel Kant

Want any more???

On April 9th 1865 the US Civil War officially ended.
The Titanic sank on the 14th
April 15th is National Gripers Day (which would be fitting for this
list), and as the day on which US income taxes are due, is hated by all
right thinking Americans. This year April 15th will see a number of
Free State Project members protesting the Income Tax outside US Post
Offices across the country.
On April 18th, Paul Revere made his famous ride. The next day is the
day the US Revolutionary War began.
April 22nd is Earth Day
The zipper was patented on April 29th, and the inventor was from
Lowell, Massachusetts.
April 30th was the day the Louisiana Purchase was made.
April 1, 1913: Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line. 
April 3, 1860: The first pony express service began.
--- Adrian Tymes <wingcat at pacbell.net> wrote:
> --- Mike Lorrey <mlorrey at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > --- Thomas FitzGerald <amergin3 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > Although Adrian's chocolate suggestion is more up
> > my alley, another
> > > possibility might be Earth Day.
> > 
> > I thought we extropes celebrated the return of the
> > Solar Cause?
> That's in December.  This is April.  The question was
> for something to celebrate near or on Easter.
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Mike Lorrey
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