Saturday, April 30, 2011

April 30th

1492: Spain gives Christopher Columbus his commission of exploration… but asks him to save all his receipts.

1803: The United States purchases the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million. Tragically, we fail to buy hurricane insurance.

1966: The Church of Satan is established at the Black House in San Francisco, California. It now regularly meets at all Golden State Warriors home games.


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