December 12, 1897

On This Date in! in 1897, the comic strip, “The Katzenjammer Kids” debuted in the United States. “The Katzenjammer Kids” was the first comic strip to use bubbles over the characters’ heads to indicate which character was speaking.

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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