[extropy-chat] Atheist Easter
kevinfreels at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 8 20:25:35 UTC 2004
Not to mention my own birthday on April 26...:-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Lorrey" <mlorrey at yahoo.com>
To: "ExI chat list" <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2004 1:07 PM
Subject: Re: [extropy-chat] Atheist Easter
> 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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