Tag Archives: Dr. Seuss

July 3, 1844

On July 3, 1844, the last pair of Great Auks were killed. The Great Auk was a large, flightless seabird that lived in the islands of the Northern Atlantic around northern Scotland. Unfortunately for these large, penguinesque birds, they were … Continue reading

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May 28, 1923

On May 28, 1923, US Attorney General Harry Daugherty declared that it was legal for women to wear trousers anywhere. He told the reporters that women could wear pants, here and there. They could wear them in a house. They … Continue reading

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November 18, 1477

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1477 – William Caxton produced “Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres,” which was the first book to be printed in England. He also later published “Silly Thinges That My Cat Hast Sayeth”. His book … Continue reading

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July 17, 1955

On July 17th, 1955 – Disneyland opened its doors in rural Orange County and Walt Disney was finally able to harness the power of children’s laughter and wonder to summon the “Great Old Ones” and bind them to his will … Continue reading

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