On this date in 1492, Christopher Columbus signed a contract with the King of Spain, to go off and search for the New World.
I'm surprised they didn't write the song "Whole New World" back then.
They supported him so much, they even waved the baggage fee.
It was an interest-free contract... the King had absolutely no interest in it.
Queen Isabella made it happen. However, he was unable to talk the King and Queen into the extended warranty.
In 1524, New York Harbor was discovered by Giovanni Da Verrazano. They didn't name the harbor after him, but they did give him a bridge.
On this date in 1922, a postcard that had disappeared during a Indiana tornado was found 124 miles away in Mt. Cory, Ohio. I don't know if they were more excited about finding the postcard or the fact they were able to save the cost of a 3-cent stamp.
In 1964, the Ford Motor Company unveiled the Mustang. Yes, the Mustang is now old enough to receive mail from AARP. It should be a holiday and we should get the day off.
It's Tax Day Eve. Do you open your extension forms on Tax Day Eve or Tax Day Morning?
Rooney Mara, "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," turns 32 today.
Victoria Beckham celebrates her 43rd birthday today. Buying a gift for her is easy, because she'll always tell you what she wants, what she really, really wants.
Just days after filing for divorce from Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner turns 45 today.
When she blows out the candle, we know what she's wishing for.
I'd like to refer to her by her old TV show, but she prefers not to use an "Alias."
The rule at her house -- "Your Oscar, You Dust it!"
Her Alias was Sydney.
"Boomer" Esiason celebrates his 56th birthday today.
These days, he's less boomer and more fluffer.
Supposedly, he got his name from a gas problem he suffered after eating too many beans.
In fact, he was the guy who coined the phrase, "quarterback sneak."
Blah, Blah, Blah Day -- The day is an impulse to do get the things done, which people have been nagging you to do. It's a chance to quit smoking, lose weight, vacuum the car and so on.
The federal income tax deadline is tomorrow night at midnight. Time to get started on those taxes!
Facebook is increasing their efforts on stopping fake news. They're even creating a Fake News police force. OK, we made that up...
Cute joke: A farmer plays a prank on Easter Sunday. After the egg hunt, he sneaks into the chicken coop and replaces every white egg with a brightly colored one. Minutes later, the rooster walks in. He spots the colored eggs, then storms out and beats up the peacock.
OK, 50 sit-ups: check!
25 push-ups: check!
Brisk, 5-mile walk: check!
10 flights of stairs: check!
Making a list of all the things I'm not going to do today: check and double check!