Isabell's Birth Announcement

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Seraph and Robbie have chosen the name Isabell Francis Ryn for their beautiful new daughter born January 22, 2001 at Sacred Heart Medical Center.

Birth Statistics
Weight: 9 pounds and 1 ounce
Length: 20.5 inches
Time: 9:42 pm
Date:Monday, January 22, 2001

Delivered by: Cristin J. Babcock, M.D.
Baby's doctor: Scott D. Halpert, M.D.

Origin of the name Isabell...
Spanish - "Consecrated to God."
January 22, 2001 - a day to remember

The Weather:

  • The sun rose over Eugene at 7:00 am and set at 7:09 pm
  • Local high: 46 F
  • Local low: 36 F
  • The nation's weather extremes were 0 recorded at Indio, California and -20 at 74
In the financial world
  • the Dow Jones closed at 10,700.13
  • Minimum Wage was 6.50

and the prices of some big and little ticket items were

  • Loaf of Bread: 1.49
  • Gallon of Milk: 2.89
  • Average New Home: 132,000.00
  • New Car: 21,750.00
  • Gallon of gasoline: 1.73
  • Hospital Room: 500.00  
  • Eugene/Springfield: 185,160
  • U.S. Population: 276,328,007
In the world of entertainment this week
  • The top grossing movie was: "Save the Last Dance"
  • The highest rated TV show was: "Golden Globe Awards" - NBC
Isabell Francis Ryn shares her birthday with these other interesting people
  • 1561 - Sir Francis Bacon - English lawyer, statesman, philosopher, and essayist is considered to been one of the greatest thinkers and writers of his time.
  • 1588 - John Winthrop - British subject who escaped the anti-Puritan policies of King George I to become the first Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and the leading Puritan founder of New England.
  • 1907 - Douglas Corrigan - American aviator who earned the nickname "Wrong Way Corrigan" for having landed in Ireland on a 1938 flight that was, at least officially planned to go from New York to Los Angeles.

There have been some other notable events on this day in history

  • 1789 - William Hill Brown published what is considered to be the first published American novel, The Power of Sympathy.
  • 1879 - James Shields, who had previously served as Governor of the Oregon Territory, U.S. Senator for Illinois and U.S. Senator for Minnesota, began a term as a U.S. Senator for the state of Missouri.
  • 1947 - KTLA, Channel 5 in Hollywood, began operation as the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River.
  • 1983 - "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial", became the top movie box office champion; a position it would hold for ten years until the introduction of "Jurassic Park".