Tour du Jour, 30 Dec 10

Ngram du Jour:

cabernet, zinfandel, syrah

Today in History

1916: Rasputin murdered.

1924: Edwin Hubble announces that there exists a galaxy other than the Milky Way.

1930: The first photograph showing the curvature of the Earth is exhibited in Chicago.

Happy Birthday to:

1865: Rudyard Kipling. He: “Do you enjoy Kipling?” She: “I don’t know, you naughty boy. I’ve never kippled.”  –from a 1920s postcard

1935: Sandy Koufax

1975: Tiger Woods

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