Nov 9, 2019
November 9. In 694, Egica, a king of the Visigoths, accused Jews of aiding Muslims and sentenced all Jews to slavery. (What the freaking hell???) In 1720, Arabs burned the synagogue of Judah HeHasid, and expelled the Ashkenazim from Jerusalem (What the freaking hell???). In 1911, George Claude applied for a patent for neon signs. In 1935, labor leaders formed the Committee for Industrial Organization. In 1938, Nazis destroyed 7500 Jewish businesses, burned 267 synagogues, killed 91 Jews and rounded up 25,000 Jewish men during Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass (WTFH? See above). In 1961, the Professional Golfers Association eliminated its Caucasians Only rule. In 1967, the first issue of ROLLING STONE w/John Lennon on the cover was released. In 1970, the Supreme Court voted against hearing a case allowing Massachusetts to allow its residents to refuse service in Vietnam. In 1976, the UN General Assembly condemned apartheid in South Africa. In 1989, East Germany opened its borders to West Germany. In 1994, the chemical darmstadtium was discovered. In 1998, capital punishment was abolished in the United Kingdom. In 2016, America began its drastic descent into Hell because of an outdated electoral system, blatant partisan gerrymandering, and idiocy. Happy Birthday, Maud Howe Elliott, Florence R. Sabin, Hedy Lamarr, Dorothy Dandridge, Mary Travers. It's World Freedom Day. Mission: FREE US, PLEASE.