January 5, 1956

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1956, Snoopy of Peanuts fame walked on two legs for the first time, proving once and for all that evolution was a fact. The John Birch Society immediately branded Charles Schultz a communist and Satan worshipper, as the dog would dance (a sin), drink rootbeer (a sin), kiss girls (interspecies affection and a sin everywhere but Tennessee) and steal a young boy’s blanket (theft and another sin). Charles Schultz sent out a press release stating that many dogs were known to walk on their hind legs and that it didn’t prove evolution, but in fact it supported his personal belief of Lamarckism.

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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