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Saturday, April 22, 2000 — Earth Day
May Cheung Marries James McCarthy
at Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, California

Bridegroom and Bride reading love letters to each other on how
they met before exchanging wedding vows at Villa Montalvo.

Born on this day:
1451 Queen Isabella of Spain, patron of Columbus
1658 Giuseppe Torelli, Italian composer
1707 Henry Fielding, British novelist
1724 Immanuel Kant, German philosopher
1766 Madame de Staël, Swiss-French writer
1777 Henry Clay, American statesman
1870 Nikolai Lenin, Russian revolutionist
1904 J Robert Oppenheimer, head of A-bomb project
1908 Eddie Albert, actor
1916 Yehudi Menuhin, violinist
1919 Donald Cram, Nobel chemist
1922 Charles Minus, jazz musician
1928 Aaron Spelling, TV executive producer
1935 Glen Campbell, actor/singer
1937 Jack Nicholson, actor
1950 Peter Frampton, rock guitarist

Events on this day:
687 BC China record meteor shower in Lyra
1145 19th recorded perihelion of Halley's Comet
1500 Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil
1861 Robert E. Lee named commander of Virginia forces
1864 First appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. coins
1889 Oklahoma land rush officially started
1906 Olympic games held in Athens, Greece
1964 New York World's Fair opens in Flushing Meadows
1970 First Earth Day held internationally
1972 Apollo astronauts John Young & Charles Duke ride on the moon
1974 Barbara Walters becomes news co-anchor of the Today Show
1976 Barbara Walters becomes 1st female nightly network news anchor
1988 Women allowed to compete in the Little 500 bicycle race
        in Bloomington, Indiana, for the first time.
1989 Nolan Ryan strikes out his 5000th batter
1991 Intel releases the 486X microchip
2000 May Cheung marries James McCarthy
        at Villa Montalvo in Saratoga, California
Lots of wonderful people were born on this day
as well as memorable events of achievements.
May your wedding day be just as wonderful
and memorable on this beautiful Earth Day!

With well wishes,
Peter Y. Chou
April 22, 2000

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