By Tim ONeill
Funny Guy 

Lewis and Clark return, 'Yes, there is a Santa'

This week in history


Which are real?...

Sept. 18: 1848—The rules of baseball change so a first baseman can tag the base for an out instead of having to tag the runner. 1851—The New York Times prints its first issue at the astronomical price of two cents a copy. 1895—In Davenport, Iowa, D. D. Palmer becomes the first chiropractor. 1947—The first Country and Western act at Carnegie Hall features Ernest Tubb and Roy Acuff. 1965—Mickey Mantle plays his 2000th game on Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium. 2001—The U.S. begins combat operations in Afghanistan. Born: Lance Armstrong (1971). He is immediately accused of birth doping. Died: Seattle’s own Jimi Hendrix (1970). National Clean Hands Week.


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