Posts Tagged: Stanley Cup

May 11

Today in Hystery May 2nd

“On this day in 1964, the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 4 games to 2 to win the NHL’s Stanley Cup. The Leafs won the cup again in 1967, but that was all she wrote, the Cup runneth no more. The little flags flapping on all the cars in Toronto say “Next year!”

Mar 11

Today in Hystery March 27th

” On this day in 1935, John Buchan, Lord Tweedsmuir, was appointed as Governor General of Canada. Buchan was a successful novelist before he was appointed. He had written the best seller, “The 39 Steps”. Whoever appointed him was very wise, choosing a novelist as Governor General, considering that Canada’s parliament contains mostly fiction with a bit of tragedy and a lot of comedy.”

Feb 11

Today in Hystery February 25th

“On this day in 1932, Austrian citizen Adolf Hitler got his German citizenship…and there’s the problem right there isn’t it? Be careful who you let into your country.”

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.”