Monthly Archives: September 2020

September 30, 1960

On September 30, 1960, on Howdy Doody’s (the evil Ron Howard impersonating puppet’s) last show, Clarabelle the Clown finally talked and said, “Ph’nglui mglw’naf’h Cthulhu R’lyeh wgah’nagl fhtagen. Goodbye Kids.” Close Bookmark and Share This Page Save to Browser Favorites / … Continue reading

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September 29, 61 BCE

On September 29, 61 BCE, Pompey the Great was asked what he wanted for his 45th birthday. He said, “I don’t know, might celebrate beating the Pirates of the Mediterranean first, and then later, take over the campaign against Mithridates. … Continue reading

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September 28, 1928

On September 28, 1928, scientist Alexander Fleming noticed a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory. He later named it Steve, but when he found out other scientists had already named their pet bacteria Steve, Stephen, Stephon, Stevie, and Steffan, he … Continue reading

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September 27, 2020

On September 27, 2020, ticket sales and profits continue to plummet at the Ark Encounter, a biblical theme-park in Williamston, Kentucky due to the Corona virus. Not because the Ark Encounter is based upon pseudoscience that is easily disproved. The … Continue reading

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September 26, 1991

On September 26, 1991, Four men and four women entered “Biosphere II” in Oracle, Arizona. It was a scientific project intended to understand the dangers and hazards of future space colonies. On September 26, 1993, all eight people exited the … Continue reading

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September 25, 1066

On September 25, 1066, Anglo-Saxon King Harold II of England defeated the invading Norwegians at the Battle of Stamford Bridge. Harold’s army was able to rout the Norwegians and kill their king, King Harald Hardrada and Harold II’s brother, Tostig. … Continue reading

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September 24, 1890

On September 24, 1890, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints officially renounced polygamy. The church elders said that the fantasy of multiple wives jumping to the beck and call of one husband was just that, a stupid fantasy. … Continue reading

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September 23, 1938

On September 23, 1938, a time capsule was buried at the World’s Fair in New York City. It was ordered to not be opened until 6939. The time capsule contained a woman’s hat, a man’s pipe and 1,100 feet of … Continue reading

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September 22, 1979

On September 22, 1979 a bright flash, now known as the Vela Incident, was observed in the Indian Ocean near Prince Edward Islands. It was detected by the American Vela satellite which carried various sensors designed to detect nuclear explosions … Continue reading

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September 21, 1915

On September 21, 1915, British millionaire Cecil Chubb was attending an auction that the Antrobus family had put on following the death of the last surviving male Antrobus heir. While there, he was able to purchase an item for £6,600 … Continue reading

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