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Author Topic: "History" Judges Irvine  (Read 3581 times)

Offline cosworth151

"History" Judges Irvine
« on: July 02, 2008, 02:48:05 PM »
I went on The History Channel's website. They have a link to see what happened on your birthday in various fields. I entered my birthday (Nov 10), then chose Automotive. It came up with one reponse:

1965: Irv the Swerve born in Northern Ireland

No mention of his full name, his sport or anything. Just that.

I guess someone at The History Channel really knows F1! ;)

Actually, clicking on the link leads to a nice little piece about him.

You can check your birthday at:

ďYou can search the world over for the finer things, but you won't find a match for the American road and the creatures that live on it.Ē
― Bob Dylan

Offline romephius

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2008, 03:04:57 PM »
Porsche was born 101 years to the day before me..... nice

Great site Cos...


Offline Alianora La Canta

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2008, 06:43:52 PM »
 :DD Love that description for Eddie Irvine!

Apparently, nothing significant in motor sport happened on my birthday (March 26).
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Offline Ian

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2008, 09:28:16 PM »
The Land Rover was introduced on my birthday(1948)and in 1945 on my birthdate Hitler commited suicide
An aircraft landing is just a controlled crash.

Offline John S

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2008, 10:05:49 PM »
Maserati entered his first car in a race on my Birthday and he won his class in the Tipo 26. How cool is that?

Good find Cos.  :good:
Racing is life - everything else is just waiting. (Steve McQueen)

Offline Dare

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2008, 01:08:34 AM »
not much happened on my birthdate,Hitler got it on
Ian's b'day and Mussolini and his gal friend got it on
democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those
who are
willing to work and give to those who would not."

Offline Alianora La Canta

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2008, 11:11:11 AM »
On my birthday, Egypt and Israel signed a peace agreement, and the polio vaccine was invented. For that matter, the first film was made on my birthday in 1885.
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Offline Ian

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2008, 07:45:34 PM »
Oh yes, also on my actual birthday, Israel was born and also the NHS started
An aircraft landing is just a controlled crash.


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Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #8 on: May 12, 2009, 11:34:38 PM »
A coal mine exploded in India on my birthday ::)

Offline lkjohnson1950

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2009, 07:10:12 AM »
Henry Ford cranked up the first auto assembly line to produce Model Ts on my birthday in 1913, reducing the time needed to build a car from 12 1/2 hours to 93 minutes. :yahoo:


Offline Willy

Re: "History" Judges Irvine
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2009, 11:14:46 PM »
On my birthday in 1895 Oscar Wilde was sent to prison for "Indecency".


I have not always been decent so it just goes to show you.

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December 28, 1957

Volkswagen reaches milestone

The 2,000,000th Volkswagen was finished on this day in 1957. Begun 30 years earlier by the Nazi regime, the German automaker and its economical Beetle overcame their unpleasant pasts and began selling in the United States

December 28, 1895

First commercial film screened

The world's first commercial screening of a film takes place at the Grand Caf› in Paris. The film was made by Louis and August Lumiere, two French brothers who invented a camera/projector called the Cinematographe. The Lumiere brothers first demonstrated their machine to the public in March 1895 and began charging admission in December the same year. The first film, shown on December 28, featured short clips, including a humorous segment involving a gardener and a hose. The brothers made 2,000 short films during the next five years.

December 28, 1856

Woodrow Wilson born in Staunton, Virginia

On this day in 1856, future President Woodrow Wilson is born in Staunton, Virginia. He attended private schools and graduated from Princeton University in 1879 before studying law at the University of Virginia and earning his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He was hired by Princeton as a professor of political science in 1899 and went on to serve as the institutionís president from 1902 to 1910. As Princetonís head administrator, he revolutionized its teaching program and was largely responsible for elevating Princeton to its current prestige. Wilsonís management of Princeton also earned the attention of Democratic Party leaders, who encouraged him to run for political office. Wilson once admitted that if he hadnít entered politics he would have been happy to live out his life teaching and playing golf, his favorite past time.

Wilsonís political career, once launched, was meteoric. It began with his election as governor of New Jersey in 1910; two years later he was elected president of the United States, a position he held until 1921.

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