August 26, 1973

On This Date in in 1973 the University of Texas (Arlington) became the first accredited school to offer a college course on belly dancing. Not basket weaving, but belly dancing. Bless their hearts.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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