Monthly Archives: December 2011

What Happened – December 24

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “563 – The Byzantine church Hagia Sophia in Constantinople is dedicated for the second time after being destroyed by earthquakes” and the most recent is “2008 – Lord’s Resistance Army, a Ugandan rebel group, begins a series of attacks on Democratic Republic … Continue reading

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It is a Festivus Miracle!

(If you’re not familiar with the holiday, full story is here.)   And now for these important messages….

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What Happened – December 23

The earliest event that Wiki says occurred on this day is “962 – Byzantine-Arab Wars: Under the future Emperor Nicephorus Phocas, Byzantine troops stormed the city of Aleppo” and the most recent is “2003 – PetroChina Chuandongbei natural gas field explosion, Guoqiao, Kai County, Chongqing, China, killing at least 234.”   A few … Continue reading

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Christmas in Hollis

I’ve been a fan of this carol every since I first heard it played in one of my favorite Christmas movies.  

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What Happened – December 22

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “69 – Emperor Vitellius is captured and murdered at the Gemonian stairs in Rome” and the most recent is “2010 – The repeal of the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning on homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, … Continue reading

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Light My Christmas

Am I bad person for wishing that this was real?

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What Happened – December 21

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “69 – The Roman Senate declares Vespasian as Roman emperor, the last in the Year of Four Emperors” and the most recent is “2004 – Iraq War: A suicide bomber killed 22 at the forward operating base next to the main U.S. military … Continue reading

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Happy LifeDay from Chewbacca

  Bonus: Star Wars Holiday Special can be found here.

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What Happened – December 20

The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “69 – Vespasian, formerly a general under Nero, enters Rome to claim the title of emperor” and the most recent are two from 2007:  “Elizabeth II becomes the oldest ever monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen … Continue reading

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Naughty or nice?

Christmas is coming, and some people want to know more about what is being planned…  

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