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October 12th In Pop Culture History
1792 - First celebration of Columbus Day in the US was held
in New York City.
1810 - Oktoberfest begins: In Germany, the Bavarian royal
family invited the citizens of Munich to join the celebration
of the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria to Princess
Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen.
1823 - Charles Macintosh of Scotland began selling his 'raincoat.'
1918 - Cloquet Fire, Minnesota killed over 400 people.
1950 - The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show debuted on CBS.
1960 - Nikita Khrushchev famously pounded his shoe on a desk
at United Nations General Assembly.
1964 - The USSR launched Voskhod 1 into Earth orbit as the
first spacecraft with a multi-person crew; it was the first
flight without space suits.
1979 - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the first of
five books in the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy comedy
science fiction series by Douglas Adams was published. The
1994 - NASA lost radio contact with the Magellan spacecraft
as it descended into the thick, acidic atmosphere of Venus.
2000 - The USS Cole was badly damaged in Aden, Yemen, by two
suicide bombers, killing 17 crew members and wounding at least
Now You Know...
|Kirk Cameron (1970)
Sam Moore (1935)
Hugh Jackman (1968)
Luciano Pavarotti (1935)
|Big companies don't do business
via chain letters.
Bill Gates is not giving you $1000, and Disney is not giving
you a free vacation.
There is no baby food company issuing class-action checks.
Proctor and Gamble is not part of a satanic cult or scheme,
and its logo is not satanic.
MTV will not give you backstage passes if you forward something
to the most people.
The Gap is not giving away free clothes.
You can relax; there is no need to pass it on "just in
case it's true."