Friday, March 14, 2008

Today In History: Happy Birthday and Good Riddance.

Happy birthday to Albert Einstein (b. 1879) and good riddance to Karl Marx (d. 1883).


Turk Turon said...

I pass Albert's statue every day. I should bring him a present. What should it be?

Roberta X said...

Well, that kinda depends -- it's all relative.

Turk Turon said...

A Newtonian Telescope?
So he can look back in time?

Anonymous said...

Turk: is that the one on Constitution Avenue in Washington?

Don said...

Of course, it's also Sean Gwinn's birthday.

(He's not famous yet, he's only one year old.)

Turk Turon said...

Yeah, in front of the Nat'l Academy of Science.