Melissa and Kevin are proud to present:
Friday, December 19, 2003
7 pounds and 1 ounce
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|Origin of the name Matthew...||Origin:
Gift of the Lord
- Loaf of Bread: $1.79
- Gallon of Milk: $3.99
- Gallon of Gasoline: $1.53
- Average New Home: $177,000.00
- New Car: $21,750.00
- Hospital Room Cost: $500.00
- Anchorage: 256,000
- U.S. Population: 280,559,275
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Other Interesting People
- sunrise: 10:13 am
- sunset: 3:41 pm
Born on this Date:
Other Notable Events
- 1814 - Edwin Stanton who as President Lincoln"s Secretary of War during most of the Civil War played an important role in the preservation of the United States.
- 1912 - Thomas P. "Tip" O"Neill - Massachusetts Democrat who served the longest as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (from 1977-86).
- 1944 - Richard Leakey - Anthropologist, paleontologist and seeker of the first human - his research revealed that ancestors of true man lived in eastern Africa 3,000,000 years ago.
on this Day in History
- 1959 - Nearly 95 years after the conclusion the U.S. Civil War, its last surviving veteran died. He was Walter Williams and had lived to be 117 years old.
- 1972 - Astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt returned to earth in Apollo 17 after a record stay of 74 hours, 59 minutes on the Moon's surface. It was the last Apollo mission to land men on the moon.
- 1974 - Former New York Governor and lifetime political activist, Nelson Rockefeller, was sworn in as the 41st Vice President of the United States. He filled the vacancy by Gerald Ford's ascendancy to the office of President when Richard Nixon resigned.