Happy Birthday, Las Vegas

Photo: Old Fort Happy #115 in 2020. Las Vegas celebrates its birthday on May 15. Hashtag: #HappyBirthdayVegas As a city Las Vegas was founded on May 15, 1905 when 110 acres near Stewart/Garces/Main/Fifth (Las Vegas Boulevard) were auctioned. For history buffs, Clark County Museum is a must. We are also partial to the Old Fort, …

Birthdays

Buzzwords Birthday = the anniversary of the day on which a person was born, typically treated as an occasion for celebration and the giving of gifts Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/birthdays Embedded Tweets I literally keep my Facebook account active for the birthday reminders. It’s really come through for me in that department. — Sechaba Gqeba (@Sechaba_G) April …

Oaxaca’s 485th Anniversary

Oaxaca City celebrates its 485th anniversary, hosting the Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales. Celebrations include calendas on Monday afternoon. History Oaxaca’s name comes from a mangled version of the Aztec settlement Huaxyacac (“place of gourds”). Occupying the area as early as 1521, the Spanish established their new settlement in 1529. Oaxaca was first called Antequera after …