Friday, April 02, 2010

April 4th

1581: Francis Drake is knighted for completing a circumnavigation of the world. He also gets a million frequent sailor miles.

1841: President William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia just 31 days after becoming President... making him the greatest president in U.S. history.

1865: A day after Union forces capture Richmond, Virginia, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln visits the Confederate capital... and takes a giant dump on Jefferson Davis' desk.

1975: Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates, Paul Allen, and a million Americans looking for work in IT support.


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