Sunday, May 08, 2011

May 9th

1671: Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal England's Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. The he learns the REAL money is in skimming the collection plate.

1868: The city of Reno, Nevada, is founded. Then it's lost in a crooked dice game.

1950: L. Ron Hubbard's Dianetics is released, the abridged version for barely-literate celebrities is published 10 years later.


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