If all goes according to schedule, I will be going back home this afternoon.
Did You Know . . .?
Ferdinand 1 of Austria's only known quote was, "I am the Emperor, and I want dumplings."
On this day in 1844 Joseph Smith, the founder and leader of the Mormon religion, was murdered along with his brother Hyrum when an anti-Mormon mob broke into a jail where they are being held in Carthage, Illinois. Two years later, Smith's successor, Brigham Young, led an exodus of persecuted Mormons from Nauvoo along the western wagon trails in search of religious and political freedom.
(born June 27, 1975)
Tobey Maguire is an American actor and film producer who began his career in the late 1980s. He is known for his role as Peter Parker in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man film trilogy (2002–2007), as well as for his roles in Pleasantville (1998), The Cider House Rules (1999), Wonder Boys (2000), Seabiscuit (2003), Brothers (2009), and The Great Gatsby (2013).
(born June 27, 1991)
Madylin Sweeten is an American actress and comedian. She is perhaps best known for playing the role of Ally Barone on the CBS television sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996–2005.
(born June 27, 1984)
Emma Lahana is a New Zealand actress. She is best known for her role as Kira Ford, one of the Yellow Rangers of the Power Rangers franchise, in Power Rangers: Dino Thunder, and as Jennifer Mason on Haven.
(born June 27, 1987)
India de Beaufort is a British actress and singer-songwriter whose appearances include roles in Basil Brush and Run Fatboy Run. She played Aneka, a pagan warrior maiden, in the 2009 series Kröd Mändoon and the Flaming Sword of Fire. She starred as Miranda during the seventh season of One Tree Hill in 2009/2010. She was a series regular on the ABC Family show Jane By Design, playing as India Jourdain.