April 23, 2011

43? How'd THAT Happen?

April 23rd is the 113th day of the year.  It is also International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day, Independence Day for the Conch Republic, the 351th anniversary of the Treaty of Oliva between Sweden and Poland,  and the birthday of Minoru Shirota, Max Planck, and Oleg Penkovsky.  Youtube had its first video uploaded on April 23rd, 2005.  The ill-fated Soyuz 1 mission launched on this date in 1967.

And a year later, in a hospital somewhere in Chicago, a Wonderduck was foisted upon an unprepared world.  Who knew what that would lead to?

 Birthday candles!

Posted by: Wonderduck at 08:47 AM | Comments (6) | Add Comment
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1 Here's to many more April 23rds for you, sir.

Posted by: GreyDuck at April 23, 2011 09:53 AM (7lMXI)

2 Hey, I remember that day!
Happy birthday. 

Posted by: skyhack at April 23, 2011 07:38 PM (pF+iU)

3 I vaguely remember what it was like to be 43. But that was so long ago. My memory grows dim.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 23, 2011 08:23 PM (+rSRq)

4 Happy Birthday!

Posted by: Episode 3 at April 23, 2011 10:07 PM (EJaOX)

5 Happy birthday!

Posted by: Pixy Misa at April 24, 2011 02:47 AM (2yngH)

6 Happy birthday, kid.

Posted by: Don at April 24, 2011 07:12 AM (ho4Dc)

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