Oct 12, 2019

Saturday Morning Post.

Saturday Morning Post.

October 12. In 539 BC, the Persian army of Cyrus the Great took Babylon ending the Babylonian Empire. In 1692, the Salem Witch Trials ended. In 1773, America's first insane asylum opened in Virginia. In 1892, in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the rapist Columbus's landing in America, the Pledge of Allegiance was first recited in public schools. (Double UGH) In 1938, production began on "The Wizard of Oz." In 1945, Desmond Doss became the first conscientious objector to receive the US Medal of Honor. In 1957, Little Richard threw 4 diamond rings into the Hunger River, proving he was giving up rock and roll for God. (He returned to music 5 years later.) In 1962, the Columbus Day Storm struck the Pacific Northwest, killing 46 and causing $230 million worth of damage. In 1964, the Soviet Union launched Voskhod 1, the first space flight with a multi-person crew NOT wearing space suits. In 1978, Sid Vicious was arrested for the murder of Nancy Spungen, but died of a heroin overdose before the trial began. In 1997, John Denver was killed when his plane crashed into Monterey Bay. In 1998, Matthew Shepard died 5 days after his brutal beating in Laramie. Happy Birthday, Edith Stein, Perle Mesta, Ann Petry, Sally Little, Marion Jones. It's Freethought Day. Mission: Impeach them all. #zombieapocalypse #fakechritians #allLIES

 

 

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