The staff of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital congratulate Amber and Jason on the birth of their beautiful son, Hunter .
Born: September 24, 2012 7:55 am
Weight: 8 pounds 9 ounces
Length: 21.5 inches
Amber and Jason have chosen the name Hunter for their beautiful new son
Origin: English, Old English
Original Meaning: Huntsman
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Other Interesting People Born on this Date:
- 1501 - Gerolamo Cardano - Italian physician and thinker considered to be the greatest mathematician of his time. He gave us the cubic equation and the first system for probabilities computations.
- 1755 - John Marshall - Fourth Chief Justice of the United States who is credited with founding America's system of constitutional law, including the principle of judicial review.
- 1843 - Adam Wagnalls - American publisher and co-founder of the respected publishing firm Funk & Wagnalls.
- 1896 - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Noted American author and social figure of the 1920's whose books included, "This side of Paradise" and "The Great Gatsby".
- 1930 - Ray Charles - American musician known as "The Genius". His musical talents seem to know no bounds as he has had hits in all types of music ranging from the blues to country-western to gospel.
- 1936 - Jim Henson - American puppeteer and creator of some of the world's favorite characters, including, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Big Bird and the Cookie Monster.
Other Notable Events on this Day in History:
- 1779 - In one of the most famous naval battles in American history, John Paul Jones replied, "I have not yet begun to fight," to a British opponent's call to surrender. He went on to win the battle and capture two British ships.
- 1906 - President Theodore Roosevelt signed legislation designating the 865-foot volcanic rock column, The Devils Tower in Wyoming, as the first National Monument.