May 7, 1789

On This Date in in1789 the first U.S. Presidential Inaugural Ball was held in New York City and most considered it a rousing success, except for when Ben Franklin and Thomas Jefferson started drinking and singing. Martha Washington screamed at Ben and Tommy because they wouldn’t stop singing “I’ve got big balls, I’ve got big balls, they’re such big balls and they’re dirty big balls and he’s got big balls and she’s got big balls, but we’ve got the biggest balls of them all!”

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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