Dating facts from 1950
Up in his bedroom, Short would record a show of his own making, which featured songs and interviews.
"I wanted to be Frank Sinatra; I thought being Frank was cool," Short told magazine.
The name September comes from the old Roman word 'septem', which means seven, because in the Roman calendar it was the seventh month.
The Anglo-Saxons called it Gerst monath (Barley month), because it was their time when they harvested barley to be made into their favourite drink - barley brew.
Sam Kamaka would wait for his sons after school ended and expected the boys to arrive promptly for work.
The Hawaii State Motto, "Ua Mau Ke Ea O Ka Aina I Ka Pono," appeared as part of the decal design on early Kamaka ukuleles.
Martin Hayter Short was born on March 26, 1950, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Known for his wacky characters and dead-on impressions, Martin Short was a born entertainer, aspiring to have his own variety show at an early age.
It is divided into two main parts: history and prophecy.
This means that the year corresponds closely with the astronomical year (365.24219 days) so that it is just one day out every 3,300 years.
The Julian Calendar Up until 1753, the calendar we used in Britain was the Julian Calendar.
The translation of the motto is: "The Life of the Land is Perpetuated in Righteousness." Originally the motto of the Kingdom of Hawaii, the saying is attributed to Kamehameha III, who presided over the Kingdom from 1825 until 1854.
The original pineapple ukulele designed and patented by Sam Kamaka Sr. would occasionally desert the shop -- lights on, door open -- when surf was up. changed all the locks at the factory to bar his sons' return.
It is named after Pope Gregory Xlll who introduced it in 1582.