I was delighted to be able to attend the National Ploughing at Ratheniska, Co.Laois yesterday. There was PLENTY of mud flowing in all directions. But once you were wearing wellingtons it was grand, the sun was shining and everyone had a great day.
On This Day
On September 21st 2016 a migrant boat carrying 450-600 people capsized off the Egyptian coast and only 163 rescued.
On September 21st 2016 three genetic studies published in “Nature” concluded that all non-Africans descended from one migration out of Africa 50-80,000 years ago
On September 21st 2022 Putin started recruiting between 300,000 and 1.2 million men to fight in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, prompting demonstrations around the country
Liam Gallagher (Rock Singer) is 51
Saint For Today
Today September 21st is Saint Matthew, apostle and evangelist
Significance Of Today
Today is International Day of Peace. Since the 1982 the ringing of the Peace Bell on September 21st, at the United Nations HQ in New York, has been a day to both build and celebrate peace.
Interesting Quote for Today
“You don’t need to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” ~Martin Luther King Jr.
Refrigerated rubber bands last longer when a rubber band is placed inside the fridge. The polymers in the band will become more relaxed.