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November 12, 1964

On November 12, 1964, American Paula Murphy set the women’s land speed record of 226.37 mph. Her kids said that if you think she was fast then, you should see her move when they back-sass her. They said it was … Continue reading

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November 9, 2017

On November 9, 2017, Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore was accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls in a ‘Washington Post’ report when he was in his 30s. This is the same Roy Moore who tried to put a … Continue reading

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November 5, 1974

On November 5, 1974, Ella T. Grasso was elected governor of Connecticut. She was the first woman in the United States to be ‘elected’ as a governor. The other women who had served as governors did so after their husbands … Continue reading

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October 18, 1929

On October 18, 1929, The Judicial Committee of England’s Privy Council ruled that women were to be considered as persons under the law in Canada, whether they wanted to be or not. Sasquatches, Wendigos, and abominable snowmen who should have … Continue reading

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August 25, 1718

On August 25, 1718, France deposited hundreds of colonists in Louisiana. Some even settled in present-day, New Orleans. The colonists in New Orleans immediately began showing their boobs to strangers for beads. This didn’t really catch on with the tourists … Continue reading

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August 11, 1874

On August 11, 1874, Harry S. Parmelee received a patent for the sprinkler head and started Americans on the path to getting showers instead of baths. Twenty-five years later, Dr. Harvey Kellogg denounced the detachable shower-head and pronounced that it … Continue reading

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July 14, 1868

On July 14, 1868, Alvin J. Fellows of New Haven, Connecticut, patented the spring-click tape measure. This is the one that with a push of a button will return the measuring length back into a circular case. It was recommended … 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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May 12, 1950

On May 12, 1950, the American Bowling Congress decided that enough was enough and abolished its white males-only membership restriction after 34 years. It was brought to their attention that there were a large, untapped population of women and African-Americans … Continue reading

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April 16, 1705

On April 16, 1705, Queen Anne of England knighted Isaac Newton for his contributions to math and science that brought prestige and acclaim to the British Empire. The now “Sir” Isaac Newton showed nerds worldwide that hot chicks could also … Continue reading

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