Posts Tagged: today in History

May 11

Hystery is History

“Maybe you’ll have even learned something, or, at the very least, when you’re at a cocktail party and someone says what do you know about explorers, you can confidently ask, “Which explorer? Ford or Dora?”

May 11

Today in Hystery May 23rd

“On this day in 1903, the first automobile trip started out to go across the United States from San Francisco to New York. Think about it! It was 1903. Imagine your shock when you saw the sign that said, “Check your fuel. No service for the next 2900 miles.”

May 11

Today in Hystery May 22nd

“On this day in 1955, the oldest man to drive in the Grand Prix, aged 55, finished in 6th place. It was a wonderful moment until they saw that his left turn signal was still on.”

May 11

Today in Hystery May 21st

“On this day in 1908, the first horror movie premiered in Chicago. It was the silent film “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”. People at the premiere said that during the scene where Mr. Hyde kills his first victim, you could hear a pin drop.”