MARCH 20 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1760 – The “Great Fire” of Boston, Massachusetts destroyed 349 buildings on the 20th March 1760.

1796Edward Gibbon Wakefield the British politician was born on the 20th March 1796 (died 1862). He was the driving force behind much of the early colonisation of South Australia, and New Zealand.

1836 – Edward Poynter the English painter was born on the 20th March 1836 (died 1919).

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Cave of the Storm Nymphs ~ 1903 painting by Edward Poynter (from a private collection)

1852 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published on the 20th March 1852.

1916 – Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity on the 20th March 1916.

1950 – Carl Palmer the English drummer and songwriter from Emerson, Lake & Palmer was born on the 20th March 1950.

1984 – iJustine the American Youtube personality was born on the 20th March 1984.

1986 – Ruby Rose the Australian model, actress, and singer was born on the 20th March 1986.

UNiCYCLE WORLD RECORD by Samuel Johnson around Australia

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www.LoveYourSister.org ~ the official website for the Unicycle World Record attempt by Samuel Johnson for Breast Cancer Research, for the love of his sister (website screen March 2013)

Unicycle rolling wheel green seat pedals moving animated gifUNiCYCLE WORLD RECORD Attempt by SAMUEL JOHNSON to raise over $1 Million for Breast Cancer Research for the love of his dying sister Connie

www.LoveYourSister.org

Samuel Johnson’s sister Connie is dying of Breast Cancer, so he set out on an epic challenge RiDiNG AROUND AUSTRALiA ON A UNiCYCLE!.. It’s all about keeping the promise he Continue reading