Monthly Archives: November 2020

November 28, 2005

On November 28, 2005 a 22-year-old man named Ronald MacDonald was charged with stealing money from a safe at a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant in Manchester, New Hampshire. Officer Big Mac, the arresting officer, said Wendy Thomas had spied Mr. MacDonald … Continue reading

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November 27, 2018

On November 27, 2018, Arizona Man decided to give Florida Man a run for his money. The Buckeye Arizona police department was called to respond to a disturbance at the local Walmart. Apparently a 2nd Amendmenter had decided to carry … Continue reading

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November 26, 1965

On November 26, 1965, France became the third country to enter space when it launched its first satellite, the Diamant-A. Who else knew the French were also belated involved with the Space Race? I mean besides some sad French school … Continue reading

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November 25, 1970

On November 25, 1970, author Yukio Mishima and a compatriot committed seppuku (a form of Japanese ritual suicide by disembowelment) after their unsuccessful coup attempt to take over Japan. Exactly 50 years later in America, when unelected President Donald Trump’s … Continue reading

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November 24, 1615

On November 24, 1615, French King Louis XIII married Ann of Austria. They were both fourteen years old. Many non-historians have pointed to the relatively young age of some of the royal weddings to insisted that everyone was getting married … Continue reading

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November 23, 1963

On November 23, 1963, the BBC broadcast “An Unearthly Child” starring William Hartnell. This was the first episode of the first story of the first series of “Doctor Who”, which has become the longest running television science fiction feature. It … Continue reading

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November 22, 1985

On November 22, 1985, the largest swearing-in ceremony for new citizens happened in Los Angeles, California. 38,648 immigrants became US citizens. The people who were going to live in New York and New Jersey were required to used #$&@, *^&&$!!(*^%^, … Continue reading

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November 21, 1676

On November 21, 1676, famous Danish astronomer Ole Romer presented the first quantitative measurement of the speed of light. He said it was “Hurtigere end smurt gåseskit” which equated to 212,000 km/s. This was amazingly close for 1676, as the … Continue reading

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November 20, 1983

On November 20, 1983, an estimated 100 million people watched the controversial ABC-TV movie “The Day After”. This movie depicted the outbreak and some of the consequences of nuclear war. Forty-two year old Wyoming Congressman, Dick Cheney, was watching that … Continue reading

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November 19, 1969

On November 19, 1969, Apollo 12’s astronauts, Charles Conrad and Alan Bean, made mankind’s second landing on the Moon. It really happened contrary to what idiot flat-earthers believe. Why did America go back so fast after the first landing on … Continue reading

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