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June 22:

1332Geek festivals celebrate this as the date Bilbo Baggins returned to his home at Bag End. 1633—The Pope has Galileo recant his theory the earth orbits the sun; in 1992, the Vatican acknowledged it had been wrong, and the College of Cardinals devises the dogma of Papal Inconsistency. 1847—At 11:20 EST, Hansen Gregory devised the most important technological advance in police history, the invention of the doughnut. At 11:30 EST, humorist Charles “Rags” Bagby patents the first “cop and doughnut” joke. Born: Meryl Streep. Died: Those couple of swells, Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. Lane Courtesy Month, Carpenter Awareness Week, Stupid Guy Thing Day.

June 23:

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