Saturday, September 03, 2011

September 3rd

1803: English scientist John Dalton begins using symbols to represent the atoms of different elements... not unlike the way he uses dolls to represent his imaginary girlfriends.

1914: William, Prince of Albania leaves the country after just six months due to opposition to his rule, and the fact that he couldn't find a anyone who could do his hair properly.

1967: Sweden changes its traffic rules from driving on the left to driving on the right overnight. The change does not delay the nation's usual quota of 500 daily suicides.


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