Saturday, August 28, 2010

August 28th

1845: The first issue of Scientific American magazine is published. It remains the best way to identify nerds until Star Trek premiers in 1966.

1931: France and the Soviet Union sign a treaty of non-aggression… and non-bathing.

1986: United States Navy officer Jerry A. Whitworth is sentenced to 365 years imprisonment for spying for the Soviet Union… but with good behavior, he can be out in 330 years.


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