Posts Tagged: Ottawa Silver Seven

Mar 11

Today in Hystery March 14th

“On this day in 1812, the U.S. Congress authorized war bonds to finance the War of 1812, the war against Canada, which by the way, Canada won, even marching on Washington and burning down the Whitehouse. The lesson is obvious; don’t piss the Canadians off!”

Feb 11

Today in Hystery February 24th

“On this day in 1998, pop star Elton John was knighted. It was all very exciting except for the shock when Elton arrived at Buckingham Palace and discovered that he and the Queen were both wearing the same dress.”

Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 16th

“On this day in 1949, after only 23 performances, night after night at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York, the “Rape of Lucretia” closed down to the great disappointment of the producers, but to the great relief of Lucretia.”

Jan 11

Today in Hystery January 4th

   On this day in 1642, King Charles the first, along with 400 soldiers attacked the English parliament. It was an unfair fight. The soldiers used their weapons; bows and arrows, swords and battle axes. The parliamentarians used their weapons; jeers, catcalls, procedural votes and general desk thumping. They were slaughtered.
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