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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Bubba Ray Boudreaux, Jan 23, 2003.

  1. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    1848 James Marshall finds gold in Sutter's Mill in Coloma CA

    1902 Denmark sells Virgin Islands to USA

    1922 Eskimo Pie patented by Christian K Nelson of Iowa (not an Eskimo)

    1935 1st canned beer, "Krueger Cream Ale", is sold by Kruger Brewing Co in Richmond VA

    1963 Buddy Rogers & Lou Thesz wrestle in Toronto, Rogers becomes WWF wrestling champ & Thesz becomes NWA champ

    1978 Carter Executive Order on Intelligence (#12036)

    1988 1st WWF Royal Rumble - Jim Duggan wins

    1989 1st reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex

    1966 BOOZE DELMAR G. PAPILLION NE
    1966 HELBER LAWRENCE N. LOGAN OH
    1966 PITT ALBERT HAMPSTEAD NY
    1966 SPRICK DOYLE R. FT CALHOUN NE
    1967 SIMPSON MAX C. CARLSBAD NM

    DIED ON THIS DATE

    0041 Caligula [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28

    1975 Larry Fine actor (3 Stooges), dies at 72

    BORN ON THIS DATE

    1939 Ray Stevens Clarksdale GA, singer (Ahab the Arab, The Streak)

    1951 Yakov Smirnoff Russia, comedian (It's a wonderful country)
     

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