The Goldendale Sentinel - Headlines & History since 1879

By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Lincoln first third-party candidate elected, King Tut


Oct. 31: 1517—Martin Luther wears the first Protestant Halloween costume after posting his 95 theses on doors of the Wittenberg church. 1952—The Marshall Islands hosts the first thermonuclear bomb detonation. Died: John Houseman (1988). National Knock-Knock Joke Day. Today’s Word: Hippocrepiform—horseshoe shaped.

Nov. 1: 1834—The first written reference to poker is made and is described as a Mississippi riverboat game. 1939—A rabbit is exhibited as the first animal conceived by artificial insemination. Like rabbits need artificial insemination. 1948—Dewey loses to Truman in an election surprise. Born: Gary Player (1935). Died: Cartoonist Wally Wood (1981). Plan Your Epitaph....

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