Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Trivial History May 13

Another wonderful day to all!
Don't forget - the Name That...Thing competition will be posted up today!

Some church bulletin bloopers to keep you from buying the furry croc shoes for Kelley.

Please place a donation in the envelope along with the deceased person you want remembered.

1789 John Caesar aka Black Caesar, a convict who obviously didn't like the table service, did a runner into the bush with arms and ammunition.

Bertha Belch, a missionary from Africa, will be speaking tonight. Come hear Bertha Belch all the way from Africa!

1819 Margaret Catchpole, the infamous female convict who had a few well chronicled adventures, passed into the great beyond. Read more about Margaret HERE.

The sermon this morning will be Jesus Walks On Water. The sermon this evening will be Searching For Jesus.

1870 Ohhhh the humanity....the Port Adelaide Footy Club was founded in South Oz.

Don't forget the rummage sale ladies, this is an excellent opportunity to get rid of the useless things lying around the house. Don't forget your husbands!

1932 Premier of NSW (and Henry Lawson's brother-in-law) Jack Lang was kicked to the kerb and dismissed by the Governor Sir Philip Game.

For those of you who have children and don't know it we have a nursery downstairs.

1986 A Brisvegas lady by the name of Eileen Chappel took out the Aussie record for cucumbers when hers topped the scales at 22kgs.

Next Thursday there will be tryouts for the choir. They need all the help they can get.

2002 That wonderful Aussie actress, Ruth Cracknell, exited stage left for the last time. Read more about the life of this very entertaining lady HERE.

Barbara is still in hospital and is having trouble sleeping. She's requested tapes of Pastor Jack's sermons.


  1. grrr you mentioned them. That is like one step removed from buying the bastards you know...

  2. So we may as well be hung for a sheep as well as a lamb and send you a pair ? :P