The staff of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital congratulate Lisa and Robert on the birth of their beautiful daughter, Violet M.
Born: September 29, 2012 9:37 am
Weight: 8 pounds 2 ounces
Length: 20 inches
Lisa and Robert have chosen the name Violet M for their beautiful new daughter
Original Meaning: "Blue-purple flower"
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- Gallon of Milk: $3.85
- First Class Stamp: $0.45
- Gallon of gasoline: $4.07
- New Car: $21750.00
- Average New Home: $320000.00
- Hospital Room: $0.00
- Grass Valley: 13000
- U.S. Population: 312491574
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- Local high: 91 degrees F
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- The nation's weather extremes were 107 degrees recorded at Ocotillo Wells, California and 20 at Koliganek, Alaska
Other Interesting People Born on this Date:
- 1787 - Catherine McAuley - Irish founder of the Religious Sisters of Mercy whose legacy includes the good works of the Sisters of the order and hundreds of Mercy Hospitals worldwide.
- 1907 - Gene Autry - "The Singing Cowboy". He was the star of more than a hundred western movies, singer of the megahit, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and owner of the California Angels baseball team.
- 1925 - Paul MacCready - American who led the effort that resulted in the successful construction of both the first man- and solar-powered aircraft capable of sustained flight.
- 1943 - Lech Walesa - Activist who led Poland's first independent trade union and became the first directly elected president of Poland upon the overthrow of the dictatorship in his country.
Other Notable Events on this Day in History:
- 1789 - Josiah Harmar took charge as the Commander-in-chief of the U.S. Army. George Washington actually was the fifth Commander-in-chief.
- 1892 - Mansfield, Pennsylvania, hosted the first night football game featuring 20 electric lights.
- 1988 - Stacy Allison became the first American woman to successfully ascend to the summit of the world's highest peak, 29,028-foot Mount Everest.