Friday, November 27, 2009

November 29th

1877: Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time. Unfortunately, no one really gets his attempts to rap while scratching two turntables at once.

1947: The United Nations General Assembly votes to partition Palestine, offending hundreds of millions of Arabs who wanted the right to blow the whole country up.

1965: Canadian Space Agency launches the satellite Alouette 2. It crashes back to Earth as soon as it runs out of beer.


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