February 20th - on this day in HISTORY
1. 1872: Incorporated in 1870, New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art opens its doors to the public.
2. 1915: The World's Fair opens in San Francisco. The fair, called the Panama-Pacific Exhibition, celebrates the opening of the Panama Canal and the rebuilding of S.F. following the 1906 earthquake.
3. 1962: Astronaut John Glenn, in the Mercury capsule Friendship 7, orbited the Earth three times & became the first American to orbit the Earth.
February 20th - my Etsy finds ~ GLASS
i think these glass artists and their pieces are AMAZING!!!
i hope you think so too.
February 20th - Baseball ~ Did You Know?
1. Baseball originated before the American Civil War (1861-1865) as rounders, a humble game played on sandlots.
2. The very first professional baseball league was born in 1871.
3. Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken, Jr. didn't miss a game in 16 years. He played in 2,632 consecutive games from April 30, 1982 to Sept. 19, 1998.