Sunday, March 13, 2011

March 14th

1757: Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War... and doing a daily number two in the on-deck port-o-potty.

1942: Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the world to successfully treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin. Finally allowing Anne to get back to wrk as a hooker.

1964: A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, and giving Oliver Stone a reason to make a four-hour movie.


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