Sunday, October 11, 2009

October 11 History 101


Professor Crockett's picks of the day...
1793: Yellow Fever outbreak in Philadelphia
1809: Death of Meriwether Lewis
1936: 1st radio quiz show premieres ("Professor Quiz")
1939:  Einstein informs FDR of possibilities of atomic bomb
1956:  First network TV appearance for the Muppets (Steve Allen show)
1962: 1st appearance of a Gabor sister on Merv Griffin Show
1975: Saturday Night Live premieres with George Carlin as host
1975: Bill Clinton weds Hillary Rodham
1991: Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart seen soliciting a prostitute
1995: John Bobbitt has plastic surgery to extend his severed member

2 comments:

Laurie Powers said...

One thing you can say about this list: it's always eclectic.

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

I wonder who Slick Willy is banging these days.