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By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Cuban missile crisis, Texas becomes a state, Roosevelt shot

This week in history


Oct. 10: 988—Dublin is founded on the banks of Ireland’s river Liffey. 1040—Lady Godiva rides naked on horseback to protest high taxes. 1932—Elsa Einstein is interviewed about her husband Albert, the great physicist, and comments: “Genius? Genius? So how come he can never find his socks?” 2002—Congress gives President Bush authorization to use military force against Iraq. Born: Jessica Simpson (1980). Died: Clement Clarke “T’was the Night Before Christmas” Moore (1863). Today’s Word: Dompteuse: a female animal trainer.

Oct. 11: 1841—John Rand patents the collapsible tube now commonly used for toothpaste. 1957—After traveling throughout the United States, famed pa...

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