Archive for August, 2009

On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 31st

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 31, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

Albert Einstein received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, for inventing disposable children.

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On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 29th

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 29, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

The bridges of Madison County burned down in 1996, releasing a deadly nitrous oxide into southwestern Iowa.

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On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 28th

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 28, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

Sigmund Freud was assassinated by the CIA in 1939, after receiving the exploding cigar originally meant for 13-year old Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro.

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On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 27th

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 27, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

The Smurfs debuted in 1945, at the Battle of the Bulge.

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On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 26th

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 26, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

The Quiet Revolution began in 1960 in Quebec, Canada as a result of the reforms enacted by the liberal provincial government of Jean Lesage, and a baby sleeping in the next room.

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On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 25th

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 25, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

Innovator and scientist, Thomas Edison, founded the apparel retail chain store Ann Taylor in 1954, which he named after his son, Charles.

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On This Revolutionary Day In History: August 24th

Posted in On This Revolutionary Day In History on August 24, 2009 by Ryan Shattuck

On this revolutionary day in history…

Banks across the United States simultaneously ran out of money in 1931, which is where the phrase “wtf, lol!!!!!!!” comes from.

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