Tag Archive: Born on this Day

Apr 26 2017

First Landing

On this day in 1607 English colonists made landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia. The settlers did not come ashore until April 29 because the Reverend Robert Hunt who later founded the church at Jamestown, called for three days of prayer and fasting. Reverend Hunt said “From these very shores the Gospel shall go forth to …

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Apr 24 2017

Playing the Part

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part. American film, television and theatre actress, singer, dancer, activist, and author, Shirley MacLaine, was born in Richmond, Virginia on this day in 1934. That’s right, Richmond, Virginia, …

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