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December 31, 2020

On December 31, 2020, the world greeted the end of this year and said, “It’s about damn time.” With a global pandemic killing millions, murder hornets, Australia caught fire and wouldn’t stop burning, Donald Trump was impeached but the Republican … Continue reading

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December 26, 1982

On December 26, 1982, Time Magazine named the computer as the ‘Man of the Year’. In the 38 years since that provocative choice, computers have yet to sleep with a porn star, cheat on their wives, lie to the American … Continue reading

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December 1, 2020

On November 9, 1970, a 45-foot-long rotting sperm whale corpse washed up on the beach near the Oregon city of Florence. The weight of the carcass was estimated at 16,000 pounds. How did the state of Oregon decide to dispose … Continue reading

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August 26, 1952

On August 26, 1952, the city of San Francisco began the fluoridation of its water. Also, on this same date, the first set of bachelor best friend roommates in San Francisco turned gay. And if you believe that, you also will… Continue reading

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July 27, 1377

On July 27, 1377, the first example of a quarantine occurred in the city of Rugusa, which is now Dubroknik, Croatia. The city council passed a law that required newcomers from plague areas to isolate for 30 days, and then… Continue reading

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June 14, 1594

On June 14, 1594, Jacob Kroger was hanged in Edinburgh, Scotland for stealing the jewels of Anne of Denmark, the wife of James VI of Scotland. Kroger was a German goldsmith who had accompanied Anne’s royal court to Scotland in… Continue reading

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June 7, 1932

On June 7, 1932, the ‘Bonus Army’ marched on Washington, DC. The Bonus Army was made up of 17,000 US World War I veterans and 26,000 of their families and supporters. In 1924, the World War Adjusted Compensation Act award every… Continue reading

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January 6, 1912

On January 6, 1912, New Mexico became the 47th state in the United States. In 2017, after Trump was elected President, he stated that he would build a wall along the Old Mexico border. Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma and Texas … Continue reading

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November 17, 1973

On November 17, 1973, US President Richard Nixon met with Associated Press managing editors in Orlando, Florida and told them “the American people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook.” … Continue reading

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