Episode 665: We’ve Been Picked Up for a New Season

Our special guest on this Episode is Evo Terra and you can find him and his podcast at Podcast Pontifications, and on Twitter

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  • Congratulations to Evo

  • QOTW: Without using standard measurements of time, How old are you?

On This Day In History for February 23, 2022

This is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 311 days remaining in 2022.

  • This date in 1455 is the date of publication of the Gutenberg Bible, the first Western book printed with movable type.
  • Also today in 1886, Charles Martin Hall produced the first samples of aluminium from the electrolysis of aluminium oxide, after several years of intensive work. He was assisted in this project by his older sister, Julia Brainerd Hall.
  • That same date in 1905, Chicago attorney Paul Harris and three other businessmen met for lunch to form the Rotary Club, the world’s first service club
  • On February 23, 1909, The AEA Silver Dart made the first powered flight in Canada and the British Empire
  • It was also this date in 1927 that German theoretical physicist Werner Heisenberg wrote a letter to fellow physicist Wolfgang Pauli, in which he describes his uncertainty principle for the first time
  • Also today in 1941, Plutonium was first produced and isolated by Dr. Glenn T. Seaborg
  • International Organization for Standardization was founded on this date in 1947
  • The first mass inoculation of children against polio with the Salk vaccine began in Pittsburgh was on this date in 1954.
  • It was 39 years ago today, that The United States Environmental Protection Agency announced its intent to buy out and evacuate the dioxin-contaminated community of Times Beach, Missouri
  • Also on February 23, 1987, Supernova 1987a was seen in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • French mathematician, astrologer, and astronomer, Jean-Baptiste Morin, born on this date in 1583.
  • George Frideric Handel, the German-English organist and composer was born 337 years ago today.
  • Swiss businessman, founded The Ritz Hotel, London and Hôtel Ritz Paris, César Ritz, born on this date in 1850.
  • Born February 23, 1924, South-African-American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate Allan McLeod Cormack.
  • Vasily Lazarev, Russian colonel, physician, and astronaut was born on that same date in 1928.
  • American actress and producer, Majel Barrett, born on this date in 1932.
  • Peter Fonda, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter was born on that same date in 1940.
  • Also born on that same date in 1949,  Canadian engineer, astronaut, and politician, Marc Garneau.
  • Also turning 67 today is English singer-songwriter Howard Jones.
  • American engineer and astronaut, Clayton Anderson, born on this date in 1959.
  • Also born on that same date in 1965,  American businessman, Michael Dell.
  • And born on tomorrow’s date in 1969, the lovely Sheila Dee who allows Evo to keep podcasting instead of getting a real job. Thanks, doll face! 

Listener Birthdays

  • 23 – Zhadum
  • 23 – Keith Hughes(a.k.a. EdGizmo)
  • 25 – Norbert
  • 25 – Sandi Sheppard (Mark’s lovely wife)
  • 28 – Wayne “Your Ad Here” Pittenger – Bethlehem PA
  • 29 – Paul Dove a.k.a Eilmer From Malmesbury UK


  • National Dog Biscuit Day
  • National Banana Bread Day
  • National Tile Day

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for February  23, 2022

  • If you want to get on the Technorama Birthday Calendar, visit our website and look for the Birthday Calendar link.


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