1789 North Carolina becomes the 12th state. (One week later the states founders died of lung cancer.)
1877 Thomas Edison unveils his latest invention, the phonograph. (Shortly thereafter he was busted by the FCC for pirating church hymns)
1944 Ghostbuster Harold Ramis was born. (He came out slimy.)
1945 GM workers go on strike. (At least they had jobs…)
1980 Millions tune in to find out who shot J.R. (And I’m pretty sure most were high on cocaine, too.)
1995 The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished above 5,000 for the first time. (I’m sure that those who bought Lehman Brothers stock were thinking, “I’m gonna retire on this in 15 years!”)
2008 TheMonk, after almost five months of trying, finally goes poop on the potty. (With little fanfare, he sits on the potty and goes. Leaving Dad to scratch his head and go, “huh?”)
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