September 24 in Pop Culture History

September 24 in Pop Culture History

1789 – The United State’s Post Office was formed.

1869 – Stock market panic due to crashing gold prices caused by an attempt to corner the market by Gould and Fisk.

1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded in Japan.

1954 – Tonight Show premiered on NBC, hosted by Steve Allan.

1957 – MLB’s Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.

1964 – The Munsters premiered …

September 24 in Pop Culture History

September 24 in Pop Culture History

1789 – The United State’s Post Office was formed.

1869 – Stock market panic due to crashing gold prices caused by an attempt to corner the market by Gould and Fisk.

1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded in Japan.

1954 – Tonight Show premiered on NBC, hosted by Steve Allan.

1957 – MLB’s Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.

1964 – The Munsters premiered …

September 23 in Pop Culture History

September 23 in Pop Culture History

1551 (Tornado) Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta

1642 – Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, had its first graduating class.

1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune.

1913 – Mark Sennet presented the first Keystone Cops film, although some say it was Hoffmeyer’s Legacy, in 1912.

1938 – A time capsule, to be opened in 6939, was buried at World’s Fair in …

September 23 in Pop Culture History

September 23 in Pop Culture History

1551 (Tornado) Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta

1642 – Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, had its first graduating class.

1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune.

1913 – Mark Sennet presented the first Keystone Cops film, although some say it was Hoffmeyer’s Legacy, in 1912.

1938 – A time capsule, to be opened in 6939, was buried at World’s Fair in …

September 22 in Pop Culture History

September 22 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy for the colonies during the Revolutionary War. In fairness to the British, this war hero was spying on them.

1789 – The U.S. Post Office was established by congress.

1911 – Pitcher Cy Young beat Pittsburgh 1-0 for his final career victory – number 511.

1920 – A Chicago Grand Jury convened to investigate charges that 8 …

September 22 in Pop Culture History

September 22 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy for the colonies during the Revolutionary War. In fairness to the British, this war hero was spying on them.

1789 – The U.S. Post Office was established by congress.

1911 – Pitcher Cy Young beat Pittsburgh 1-0 for his final career victory – number 511.

1920 – A Chicago Grand Jury convened to investigate charges that 8 …

September 21 in Pop Culture History

September 21 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was captured by the British and accused of spying.

1897 – The New York Sun published it’s editorial – Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

1915 – Cecil Chubb bought Stonehenge for £6,600 as a gift for his wife. He donated to the UK in 1918 because she didn’t like it. His wife, Mary Chubb wanted curtains.

1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien’s The

September 20 in Pop Culture History

September 20 in Pop Culture History

1498 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Nankaido, Japan

1960 – The Flintstones debuted on ABC

1969 – #1 Hit September 20, 1969 – October 17, 1969: The ArchiesSugar, Sugar

1973 – An estimated 90 million people watched ‘The Battle of the Sexes.’ Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a televised tennis match at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.

1975 – #1 Hit September 20, 1975 – September 26, …

September 19 in Pop Culture History

September 19 in Pop Culture History

1876 – Melville Bissell patented the first carpet sweeper.

1921 – The greatest rainfall recorded in United States history during 18 consecutive hours (measured at an unofficial weather-monitoring site) fell at Thrall, Williamson County, Texas, 36.40 inches fell from a Hurricane.

1928 – Mickey Mouse’s first screen appearance – Steamboat Willie at the Colony Theater NYC.

1934 – Bruno Haptmann was arrested for kidnapping Charles Lindbergh’s baby.

1952 – …

Just The Best Punchlines… No Jokes Needed

PunchlinesWhy waste time listening to a long-winded joke?
Here are the best punchlines: (How many of the jokes do you know?)

· Finding half a worm.
· Its People! Soylent Green is people!
· Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?
· Not enough sand
· I’ll have whatever she’s having!
· I thought you said goat!
· I’m a frayed knot!
· A stick!
· Better Nate than lever!
· How he got into …

September 18 in Pop Culture History

September 18 in Pop Culture History

844 (Earthquake) Damascus, Syria

1793 – George Washington laid the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

1848 – Baseball ruled that a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner

1850 – Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners.

1851 – The first edition of The New York Daily Times (now The New York Times) …

September 17 in Pop Culture History

September 17 in Pop Culture History

1303 (Earthquake) China

1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland.

1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton!

1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned.

1908 – Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft …