By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Washington sworn in, Hitler checks out, Hubble orbits

This Week in History


April 24: On this very date, Shortly after the Beginning—God casts Adam and Eve out of Eden for eating the forbidden fruit. The Lord decides Adam hasn’t been punished enough and condemns him and all future men to weekend yard work. 1907—Talk about work benefits! Chocolatier Milton S. Hershey establishes an amusement park for the exclusive use of his employees. 1933—In Magdeburg, Germany, the Watch Tower Society’s offices are shut down, and Nazis begin their persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses. 2005—In South Korea, the first cloned dog is born and named Snuppy. Apparently they feared being sued by Charles Schulz. Born: Shirley McLain born Shirley MacLean Beatty (1934). Died: D...

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