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Top Ten Historical Events your History Teacher Never Mentioned
(submitted by Seattle Sean)
J. Edgar Hoover: Miss New Jersey, 1938
The "Say Uncle" Surrender during the early Ticklenesian Wars
State of Wyoming was first settled by circus clowns fleeing religious persecution.
July 20, 1969: First Use of Foul Language on the moon, as Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin, Jr. says to Neil Armstrong - "Hey Showboat - how about taking a few more steps for mankind, so I can get my ass on the moon too?"
The invention and subsequent government cover-up of the Money Tree in 1929, ironically three days before the Great Depression began.
(Krig the Viking)
The Gettysburg Address "after party" at which Lincoln bellowed "Let's get ready to rumble!"
Bob's Rebellion of 1987: At a McDonald's in Boise, Bob Fenstermacher demands his Big Mac without onions.
(The Lizard Queen)
Panama Canal was actually dug by huge pet mole named Andre.
How Hawkeye and Trapper John won the Korean War
September 13, 1814: Having spent the entire night drinking with his buds, Francis Scott Key quickly writes a poem to fool his wife into thinking that he was watching the battle.
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