Posts Tagged: Ontario

Apr 11

Today in Hystery April 29th

“On this day in 1852, the first edition of Peter Roget’s Thesaurus was published. People were thrilled, pleased, overjoyed, ecstatic, glad, enchanted, charmed and tickled pink.”

Mar 11

Today in Hystery March 28th

“On this day in 1866, the first ambulance went into service in the U.S It also marked the first day that an ambulance was followed by some lawyers on horseback.”

Mar 11

Today in Hystery March 17th

“On this day in 1858, in Toronto Ontario, a riot broke out during the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade. One man was stabbed to death. This is why, if you live in Toronto, it’s much safer to go to the Santa Claus Parade. Leprechauns might like fighting, but elves wouldn’t dare.”

Dec 10

Today in Hystery December 30th

“On this day in 1731, the first music concert held in the United States took place in Peter Pelham’s great room in Boston. Reviews of the concert said it was the best concert they’d ever seen”