December 4, 1791

On This Date in! in 1791, the British newspaper, the Observer, was first published. Fish-wrapping increase by 863% and house-wives and butchers in France and Spain demanded newspapers of their own.

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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