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February 27, 1813

On February 27, 1813, the American government passed the first federal regulation on vaccination, the Act to Encourage Vaccination,” which was used to vaccinate the population against smallpox. This was when the Reptilian Overlords of Gliese 832 first started putting microchips in selected American citizens to measure their fat to muscle ratio to determine who … Continue reading

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February 20, 1935

On February 20, 1935, Caroline Mikkelsen, wife of Norwegian Captain, Klarius Mikkelsen became the first woman to put her boot on Antarctica. The Giant Psychic Emperor penguins were pleased with Captain Mikkelsen’s attempt at tribute, but they sent Caroline home as they had their hearts set on someone else. They inquired about Mikkelsen’s ability to … Continue reading

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January 10, 1967

On January 10, 1967, Lester “Axe Handle” Maddox was inaugurated as the Governor of Georgia. I would like to say he was the last racist governor elected in Georgia, but I can’t. Sonny “Good Ol’ Boy” Perdue was elected in 2002 and Brian “Shotgun-Covid”… Continue reading

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January 6, 1681

On January 6, 1681, the 2nd Duke of Albemarle of Britain, Christopher Monck, put on the first recorded boxing match in history. He ‘convinced’ his butler and his butcher to fight. It did take the promise and actual payment of money. The only rules were… Continue reading

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December 25, 1998

On December 25, 1998 Richard Branson, Steve Fossett and Per Lindstrand of Sweden called it quits near Hawaii on their attempt to fly non-stop around the world in a balloon. They had only made it through seven days when they… Continue reading

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November 30, 1954

On November 30, 1954, a Sylacauga, Alabama woman, Ann Hodges, was taking an afternoon nap in her living room when a meteor burst through her roof and struck her, severely bruising her waist and hip. This is the only known… Continue reading

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November 23, 1963

On November 23, 1963, the BBC broadcast “An Unearthly Child” starring William Hartnell. This was the first episode of the first story of the first series of “Doctor Who”, which has become the longest running… Continue reading

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November 21, 1676

On November 21, 1676, famous Danish astronomer Ole Romer presented the first quantitative measurement of the speed of light. He said it was “Hurtigere end smurt gåseskit” which equated to 212,000 km/s. This was amazingly… Continue reading

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October 29, 1846

On October 29, 1846, the first use of a fraternity house seems to have been for the Alpha Epsilon of Chi Psi at the University of Michigan. Dean Wormer immediately put them on double secret probation for having a toga party that… Continue reading

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October 23, 1910

On October 23, 1910, at the age of 26, Blanche S. Scott became the first woman to make a public solo airplane flight in the United States at Fort Wayne, Indiana. The men in the crowd were really impressed by the way she… Continue reading

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