Soft date in spreadsheets 

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Today is Wednesday, October 12

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Todays Bonehead Award:
Florida shoplifter lost his pants and ID
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Today, October 12, in 
1810 - Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese
of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The royalty invited the public to
attend the event which became an annual celebration that
later became known as Oktoberfest. 
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______________________________________________________ Reported by the Bausell Sailor An INTERNATIONAL BONEHEAD AWARD has been earned by Columbus Henderson, 45, Fort Lauderdale, Florida Florida shoplifter lost his pants and ID a 350-pound Florida man ran from a Walmart with two stolen TVs, but his getaway was compromised when his pants-- containing his ID--“fell off as he ran away,” according to cops who yesterday apprehended the suspect, who had a crack pipe stuffed with Brillo buried in his anus at the time of his 3:43 AM arrest. According to court complaints, Columbus Henderson fled from a Walmart Supercenter in Fort Lauderdale on September 26 with a pair of 40-inch Hisense televisions. Henderson, seen at right, bolted with the merchandise after he allowed a cashier to scan the $298 items. As he scooted through the parking lot, the 45-year-old Henderson’s pants “fell off as he ran away,” according to Officer Scott Brandow. It appears that after Henderson’s pants fell to his ankles, he proceeded to run right out of the garment. Police later determined that Henderson’s abandoned pants contained the suspect’s “medical identification.” Investigators added, “The entire incident was captured on video.” It took cops about a week to catch up with Henderson, who was nabbed early Tuesday morning for grand theft, a felony. Upon arrival at the Pinellas County jail, Henderson informed officers that he had a crack pipe concealed in his anus. “When officers removed him from the vehicle, the defendant had removed the crack pipe from his anus and dropped it on the ground,” a patrolman reported. The glass pipe was recovered by officers who reported that it was “stuffed” with steel wool and had burn marks on one end (Henderson was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia). Locked up in lieu of $2150 bond, Henderson has a rap sheet that includes prior busts for aggravated battery, robbery, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving without a license. ______________________________________________________ Tech Support Pits From Rita Re: soft date in spradsheet Dear Webby, my husband is using a spreadsheet as a daily log. I'm not complaining, it's a great improvement over a loose pile of cigarette packages with semi-legible scribbles. The problem is that he used a formula that puts in the current date. @(today). Every midnight each date changes to the current date. I realize, all the past dates are lost. How can I rig it so that new dates put in stay nailed down to THAT date ? Thanks Rita Dear Rita In Quattro, tell him to use CTRL D instead. That just puts the date number into the field. If that column is formatted for displaying the date, it will show as the date, but the value in the cell is a number, not a formula. In Excel it is similar, but not as easy to remember. Instead of D for Date, Excel uses the semi-colon ; CTRL ; inserts a static date that does not change. Have FUN! DearWebby This guy says to his buddy, "You'll never believe what hap- pened last night." His buddy says, "Well then, tell me what happened." The guy says, "Last night the doorbell rang, and when I opened the door, there was my ex-mother-in-law on the front porch." She said, "Can I stay here for a few days?" I said, "Of course, you can," and shut the door.
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Today on October 12 in
1492 - Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, sighted
Watling Island in the Bahamas. He believed that he had found
Asia while attempting to find a Western ocean route to India.
The same day he claimed the land for Isabella and Ferdinand
of Spain. 

1792 - The first monument honoring Christopher Columbus was
dedicated in Baltimore, MD. 

1810 - Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig married Princess Therese
of Saxony-Hildburghausen. The royalty invited the public to
attend the event which became an annual celebration that
later became known as Oktoberfest. 

1892 - In celebration of the 400th anniversary of the
Columbus landing the original version of the Pledge of
Allegiance was first recited in public schools. 

1895 - In Newport, RI, the first amateur golf tournament was

1915 - Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt criticized
U.S. citizens who identified themselves by dual

1920 - Construction of the Holland Tunnel began. It opened on
November 13, 1927. The tunnel links Jersey City, NJ and New
York City, NY. 

1933 - The U.S. Department of Justice acquired Alcatraz
Island from the U.S. Army. 

1942 - During World War II, Attorney General Francis Biddle
announced that Italian nationals in the United States would
no longer be considered enemy aliens. 

1945 - Private First Class Desmond T. Doss was presented with
the Congressional Medal of Honor for outstanding bravery as a
medical corpsman. He was the first conscientious objector in
American history to win the award. 

1960 - Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev pounded a shoe on his
desk during a dispute at a U.N. General Assembly. 

1961 - The first video memoirs by a U.S. president were made.
Walter Cronkite interviewed Dwight D. Eisenhower. 

1964 - The Soviet Union launched Voskhod 1 into orbit around
the Earth. It was the first space flight to have a multi-
person crew and the first flight to be performed without
space suits. 

1972 - During the Vietnam War, a racial brawl broke out
aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk. Nearly 50
sailors were injured. 

1976 - China announced that Hua Guo-feng was named to succeed
the late Mao Tse-tung as chairman of the Communist Party. 

1988 - Federal prosecutors announced that the Sundstrand
Corp. would pay $115 million dollars to settle with the
Pentagon for overbilling airplane parts over a five-year

1989 - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a statutory
federal ban on the destruction of the American flag. 

1994 - Haitian military leader Raoul Cedras was granted
political asylum by Panama. 

1994 - The Magellan space probe ended its four-year mission
to Venus for the purpose of mapping. 

1997 - The St. Francis Basilica and 15th-century bell tower
above Foligno city hall in Italy were damaged by 3

1998 - The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Online
Copyright Bill. 

1999 - In Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf seized power in a
bloodless coup that toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The
Supreme Court ruled that the coup was legal but insisted that
a civilian government be restored within three years. 

2001 - A special episode of America's Most Wanted was aired
that focused on 22 wanted terrorists. The show was
specifically requested by U.S. President George W. Bush. 

2006 - The Dow Jones industrial average advanced over 11,900
for the first time. 

2015 - It was announced that Dell was buying EMC for around
$67 billion. 

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