Tomorrow (Thursday, 4th October) is my sons 2nd birthday. In case that doesn't get your jollies up I did some "research" to find some other excuses for you pop the champagne.
470 years ago - The first English-language Bible was printed.
212 years ago - Napolean Bonaparte first rises to national prominence with a "Whiff of Grapeshot" (this one is just for Cameron Reilly)
124 years ago - The Orient Express ran for the first time.
76 years ago - Dick Tracy first appeared.
57 years ago - Snoopy made his debut appearance.
50 years ago - The Russian Empire first chucked a beeping dustbin named Sputnik 1 into orbit.
In response to this the American nation launched their own trash in the form of a TV show called Leave it to Beaver.
22 years ago - The Free Software Foundation was founded.
And 2 years ago - my son was born. Happy Birthday Will. I love you heaps.