Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Two Anniversaries Today

On this day in 1776, the first Continental Navy squadron was put to sea. And...

On this day in 1865, Gen. W.T. Sherman's army burned Columbia, SC to the ground.

For what it's worth.

4 comments:

Michael W. said...

Not to mention today is Paris Hilton's birthday. The fact that I know that says volumes about both the state of this country and how little I have to worry about......-grin-

Andrew Duppstadt said...

Wow. You really have had a little too much time on your hands lately, haven't you?

chris said...

Huzzah!

Let's burn it again!

Andrew Duppstadt said...

Geez Chris, are you intentionally trying to piss off all the South Carolinians that read my blog?