Jan 11, 2020

Saturday Morning Post.

Saturday Morning Post.

January 11. In 1770, the first shipment of rhubarb was sent to the US from London. In 1787, William Herschel discovered Titania and Oberon, two moons of Uranus. In 1861, Alabama seceded (hint). In 1878, milk was delivered in glass bottles for the first time. In 1908, Grand Canyon National Monument was created. In 1922, insulin was first used to treat a diabetic patient. In 1964, the US Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report saying cigarettes were a health hazard. In 1964, "Ring of Fire" by Johnny Cash became the first country album to top the pop chart. In 1968, Jimi Hendrix moved into the London townhouse where George F Handel had composed "Water Music" and "Messiah."  In 1980, Nigel Short, age 14, became the youngest International master in the history of chess. Happy Birthday, Alice Paul, Ellinor Aiki, Eva Le Gallienne, Eva Hesse, Mary J. Blige. It's National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and Children's Day in Tunisia. Mission: Vote out the anuses, charge them with their crimes, lock them up, then make a rhubarb pie.

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