Friday, November 04, 2011

November 5th

1811: Salvadoran priest José Matías Delgado, rings the bells of La Merced church in San Salvador, calling for insurrection... and announcing the church's fall bake sale.

1995: André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Prime Minister Jean Chrétien of Canada. He is thwarted by a secret serviceman offering him a Tim Horton's donut and a Molson.

2007: China's first lunar satellite, Chang'e 1 goes into orbit around the Moon... but it soon breaks off orbit when it realizes it can't pirate and reproduce the Moon for 15 cents each in a slave labor factory.


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