Tag Archives: Philadelphia

May 29, 1912

On May 29, 1912, the man decided to humbug the joy of fifteen working girls at the Curtis Publishing Company in Philadelphia, PA. During their lunch break they decided to try that snazzy new dance, the Turkey Trot, and their… Continue reading

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April 19, 1960

On April 19, 1960, baseball uniforms began displaying players’ names on the back. This made it much easier for Philadelphia fans to boo and curse the opposing teams’ players, as well as their own when they really screwed up. New … Continue reading

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June 8, 1989

On June 8, 1989, the National League baseball team, the Pittsburgh Pirates scored 10 runs in the 1st inning against opponent Philadelphia, which prompted confident Pirate broadcaster, and ex-baseball player, Jim Rooker to declare on the air, that if the … Continue reading

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June 3, 1989

On June 3, 1989, Iran’s spiritual leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, died in Tehran. Upon entering the afterlife, he was immediately provided with his 72 virgins. Unfortunately for Khomeini, they were all men who had lived in their grandmothers’ basements and … Continue reading

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