Sunday, October 16, 2011

October 16th

1384: Jadwiga is crowned King of Poland, although she is a woman. Years later, she becomes an inspiration for the East German men's gymnastics team.

1846: William TG Morton first demonstrates ether anesthesia to his medical students. Unfortunately, they all missed it because he put them all to sleep with his lecture 20 minutes earlier.

2006: A magnitude 6.7 earthquake rocks Hawaii, causing property damage, injuries, but helping even the most clueless tourists finally do the Hula.


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