Monday, November 07, 2011

November 8th

1895: While experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Röntgen discovers the X-ray... and what's underneath his secretary's blouse.

1965: Britain abolishes the death penalty, which explains why most English dentists are still alive.

1973: The right ear of John Paul Getty III is delivered to a Rome newspaper together with a ransom note. But this being Rome, no one bothered to open the package for three weeks.


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