Thursday, March 31, 2011

Away We Go

On this day in 1943, "Oklahoma" by Rogers and Hammerstein debuted on Broadway. The original title was "Away We Go".

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Let's Fly Away

On this day in 1932, Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

That's Cold

On this day in 1848 Niagara Falls stopped flowing for 30 hours due to an ice jam. That's cold!

Monday, March 28, 2011

NY Titans

On this day in 1962, the NY Titans became the NY Jets. Now the NY Jets play in NJ, and the TN Titans are the old Houston Oilers, so who's on first?

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Steve McQueen

On this day in 1955, Steve McQueen makes his network TV debut on the Goodyear Playhouse.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

MyTagArt Released New Graphics

New Bunny tubes were released at ·:♥ My Tag Art ♥:·  

Please go check out my Easter Teddy Bears, too! 
I saw that TART has my Spring, Easter Bears and Bunnies on sale!

Eric Hilliard Nelson

On this day in 1957, Ricky Nelson recorded his first songs. Born on May 8, 1940 in Teaneck, NJ, Ricky had 19 top ten records.

Friday, March 25, 2011

Color TV

On this day in 1954, the RCA Corporation of America, starts selling color TV's at a starting cost of $1,000 and up.

Thursday, March 24, 2011


On this day in 1930, the planet Pluto was named. Pluto was discovered in 1930(really?). Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet in 2006. Pluto trip around the sun takes 248 years.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


The term OK was first used in printed material on this day in 1939 in the Boston Morning Post. It is said that OK stood for the misspelled oll korrect. The first use of OK or okay in a 1790 court record from Somner County, Tennessee, by Andrew Jackson.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

It's in your DNA

On this day in 1935 - New York authorizes the use of blood test as evidence in court cases. 1935!

Monday, March 21, 2011


On this day in 1859, the Philadelphia Zoo opens. The first zoo in the country. Let's go see the bears!

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Spring has sprung

Happy Spring everyone!

Saturday, March 19, 2011

New Teddy Bear was released at My Tag Art

New Teddy Bear tube was released at ·:♥ My Tag Art ♥:·   
Please go check out my Teddy Bears! While there, check out my Easter tubes.


On this day in 1964, the first day of the movie Goldfinger was filmed, starring the best 007 - Sean Connery. Remember Pussy Galore, Solo, Odd Job ,and Miss Money Penny. Felix Leiter was played by Cec Linder(the second Felix). Cec was first seen in the 1955 short Strike in Town, and went on to play many TV and film parts. Do you remember him in The Secret Storm or The Edge of Night or in Perry Mason?

Friday, March 18, 2011

American Express

On this day in 1850, American Express is founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo. The company started as an express mail business in Albany, NY. In 1882 they started their money order business and in 1891 they started their Traveler's Checks. American Express is a great American company, starting in New York, and is today a global financial powerhouse.

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Pattick's Day

Everybody's a little Irish today.
Don't forget to wear green today.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Rock and Roll

1952 – The Moondog Coronation Ball is held at Cleveland Arena. It’s the first rock and roll stage show, featuring the Dominoes, Paul Williams, and Tiny Grimes. Bearwiskers says... Rock on!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Ides of March

44 BC Julius Caesar is stabbed to death (23 times) by Brutus and gang. Caesar had been foretold by a seer of harm coming to him. You can join Bearwiskers and others in the toga run in Rome, hosted by the Hash House Harriers.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Town Meeting

On this day in 1743 - The City of Boston conducted the first town meeting in Faneuil Hall. It became an idea that caught on quickly throughout New England. Also known as Government Center, the building is still in use.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Eight Days a Week

On this day in 1965 (dang!) the Beatles "Eight Days a Week" single goes to #1 and stays #1 for 2 weeks!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Time to change your clocks

At 2 am on March 13, Daylight Saving Time begins here.

Are you effected?

Don't forget to change your clocks!

The old saying.....
Spring forward.... Fall Back

Girl Guides

On this day in 1912, the Girl Guides, later to become the Girl Scouts, is formed in Savannah, GA., by Juliette Gordon. What kind of cookies were they selling back then?

Friday, March 11, 2011


Today in 537 (yes 537) the Goths lay siege to Rome. I thought the Goths were those punks walking around dresses in black wearing eye makeup. The new Goths started around 1979-1984, and was a splinter group of the Punk movement (I told you). Dang they have been around longer than Elvis.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Mr. Watson...

The first telephone call was placed on this day in 1864 by Alexander Graham Bell. Today texting is the thing, what's next?

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Barbie Doll

On this day in 1959, the Barbie Doll makes her debut at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Dave Clark Five

Today in 1963, the Dave Clark Five appear on the Ed Sullivan Show for the first time, singing "Do You Love Me" and Can't You See That She's Mine". Ed really likes they and they will be on the show 18 times. The group disbanded in the late 1970's.

Monday, March 7, 2011


I added one new Mask to my mask page Masks by Granny Doodle

Boardwalk or Parkplace?

On this day in 1933, the game of Monopoly is invented. Charles B. Darrow, of Germantown, Pa., showed his game to the executives of Parker Brothers, and they turned him down, because of 52 design errors. So, he sells 5,000 handmade sets to a Philly department store and they sell out. Unable to keep up with the demand for the game, he returns to Parker Brothers, and the rest is history. In it's first year, Monopoly was the best selling game in America!

Sunday, March 6, 2011

Uncle Sam

On this day in 1869, Harper's Weekly publishes 1st picture of Uncle Sam with chin whiskers. Originally used during the War of 1812, he is usually depicted as wearing red, white and blue. Have you ever been to the town that calls itself the home of Uncle Sam, in Troy, NY?

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Tybee Bomb

Oops! On this day in 1958 the Air Force lost a hydrogen bomb off the coast of Savannah, Georgia. Really? The Mark 15 hydrogen bombs 7,600 pounds, and is 12 foot long! I thought Savannah was glowing in the dark the last time I drove by.

Friday, March 4, 2011

New Teddy Bears Were Released at My Tag Art

New Teddy Bear tubes were released at ·:♥ My Tag Art ♥:· today!

4 singles - including this one .......

Please go check them out!

Peaceful transfer of power.

On this day in 1797, John Adams is sworn in as the President of the United States, succeeding George Washington. This was the first ever peaceful transfer of power between elected leaders in modern times. Bearwiskers says ....God Bless America!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Defense of Fort McHenry

A poem written by a 35 year old lawyer and some time poet Francis Scott Key, after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812, became the National Anthem of the United States of America. On this day in 1913, President Hoover signed the law to make it so. Bearwiskers says.... God Bless America!

Wednesday, March 2, 2011


On this day in 1836, the Republic of Texas declares their Independence from Mexico. The Lone Star State is the second largest U.S. state and largest in the contiguous United States. There are lots of teddy bear lovers in Texas.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March is here!

Happy March everyone.

First City

On this day in 1642, Georgeana, Massachusetts - now known as York, Maine - became the first incorporated city in the United States. York is a beautiful city, and a great summer vacation location.