Archives from January, 2011

Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 24th

“On this day in 1908, General Baden-Powell started the Boy-Scouts. This was a great step forward, not just for boys, but also for old ladies who had never been able to get to the other side of the street.”

Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 23rd

“On this day in 1991, the TV series “Seinfeld” debuted in the U.S. on NBC-TV. Things have changed so much since then. In 1991, there was only one half hour weekly TV show about nothing. Now, they’ve got entire channels that do that.”

Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 22nd

“On this day in 1946, U.S. president Harry Truman set up the Central Intelligence Agency. Oh, to have been a fly on the wall for that meeting. Wait a minute! That was no fly!”

Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 21st

“On this day in 1932, the USSR and Finland ended their non-attack treaty. The negotiations went for days and nights until finally they hammered out the agreement which said, “Okay, we promise to stop not attacking you if you’ll do the same.”