“On this day in 1898, during the Spanish-American War, Teddy Roosevelt and his Roughriders charged up San Juan Hill. After the war, his Roughriders settled in Regina, Saskatchewan where they took up football.”
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“On this day in 1859, Charles Blondin became the first person to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope. This event couldn’t happen today, mostly because Homeland Security would never let you go across the border with a twenty foot pole in your hands.”
“On this day in 1613, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London burned down. Police suspected a “play most fowle”.”