September 25, 1957

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY! in 1957, Great Britain performed well on its nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia. It scored very well on the multiple choice section with a grade of 94, but the essay section of the test almost brought it a failing grade as the American scorers deducted points for spelling aluminum incorrectly and for adding a paragraph explaining the benefits of universal health-care.

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.
This entry was posted in 20th Century, Historical Facts and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.