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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Green Bay Packers, Monster Mash, Pompeii, Krakatoa erupts

This Week in History

 


Aug. 22: 565—Legend (and a book) has it that St. Columba was the very first to see the Loch Ness monster on this day. 1886—Wearing a cork life jacket, William J. Kendall swims through the Niagara Rapids. 2009—I really don’t want to know how humans transmitted swine flu to birds that later infected two Chilean turkey farms subsequently put in quarantine. Born: Dorothy Parker (1893). Died: Black Panther Party Co-founder Huey P. Newton (1989.) Psoriasis Awareness Month, Little League Baseball World Series, Be an Angel Day.

Aug. 23: 482 BC—Greek farmer Phalanx places cart before a horse, leading to a cliché. 1914—Japan declares war on future Axis buddy Germany. 1989—Two million...



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