Saturday, January 12, 2013

It's Saturday

It's Saturday. Here's what's happening.


Today is January 12th, the 12th day of 2013. There are 353 days left in the year.


Report: Burke 'floored' by dismissal as Toronto GM.

Niedermayer eager to take on role as Ducks' assistant.

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The first public museum in America was established in Charleston, SC on this date in 1773.


In the Bagg: Roughriders sign Canadian receiver.

Austin adds three to Ticats coaching staff.

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At Davidson College on this date in 1896, several students took x-ray photographs. They created the first X-ray photographs to be made in America.


Tampa, FL. —Former Buccaneers DT Warren Sapp is one of 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2013, and one of four first-year-eligible candidates.

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"Sam ‘n’ Henry" debuted on WGN Radio in Chicago, IL on this date in 1926.


Jimmy plays on his Hot Wheels rug.


You're reading the Johnny Blog. Almost as much fun as watching Tampa Bay Juniors hockey, isn't it?


Today in Elvis History

1957 - 
Elvis Presley recorded "All Shook Up" and all the material from his forthcoming movie "Loving You." 

1963 - The soundtrack to "Girls! Girls! Girls!" hit #3 in the U.S.

1968 - NBC vice-president Tom Sarnoff announced that Elvis Presley and NBC had agreed to produce an Elvis movie and a Christmas TV special for the 1968 Christmas season.

1973 - Elvis Presley performed a rehearsal show for the "Elvis, Aloha From Hawaii" concert.


On this date in 1932, Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.


Today in Beatles History:

1963 - 
The Beatles single "Please Please Me" was released in Britain.

1964 - The Beatles made their second appearance on BBC-TV's "Sunday Night at the London Palladium."

1968 - Apple Music Limited was renamed Apple Corps Limited.

1969 - The film "Wonderwall" premiered in London. The soundtrack was by George Harrison.

2010 - Ringo Starr's CD "Y Not" was released. It was released on vinyl on January 29, 2010.


The Office of Price Administration announced on this date in 1943 that standard frankfurters/hot dogs/wieners would be replaced by 'Victory Sausages.'


Today in Sports History:

1906 - 
The forward pass was legalized by the football rules committee. 

1921 - Kennesaw Mountain Landis became the first commissioner of baseball.

1946 - The Cleveland Rams were granted permission to move to Los Angeles.

1958 - Major league baseball players Stan Musial and Johnny Padres were guests on the "Ed Sullivan Show."

1960 - Dolph Schayes of the Syracuse Nationals became the first pro basketball player in the NBA to score more than 15,000 points in his career.

1966 - Red Auerbach won his 1,000th game as coach of the Boston Celtics.

1993 - It was announced that Mario Lemieux (Pittsburgh Penguins) had Hodgkin's disease.

1999 - Mark McGwire's 70th home run ball was sold at auction in New York for $3 million to an anonymous bidder.

2000 - Charlotte Hornets guard Bobby Phills was killed in a crash during a drag race.

2002 - Brenden Shanahan (Detroit Red Wings) got his 1,000th career point in a 5-2 win over the Dallas Stars.

2004 - Cam Neely's No. 8 was retired by the Boston Bruins.  


"Kukla, Fran and Ollie", the Chicago-based children’s show, made its national debut on NBC-TV on this date in 1949.


Coming Up:

Tonight --

EJHL South Junior Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs. Tampa Pro Alumni 7:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'

Monday --

Nothin' Doin'

Tuesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Wednesday --

Nothin' Doin'

Thursday --

Nothin' Doin'

Friday --

Nothin' Doin'

Saturday --

Empire South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 5:15pm EST

NHL Hockey -- Tampa Bay Lightning vs Washington Capitals 7:00pm EST

EJHL South Hockey -- Tampa Bay Juniors vs Florida Eels 8:00pm EST

Sunday --

Nothin' Doin'


That's all for today. Thanks for stopping by, see you tomorrow!

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