TH3: The best reason to call in sick on Fridays

TH3 Hash #365 – 2010/11/18

When: Thirstday, November 18th, 2010 @ 7PM
Where: Villains @649 S. Clark
Hares: Ice Princess and Soul Taco
Why: Get the boy drunk and he’ll volunteer to hare (who knew?)
Hash Cash: $8

Interesting Stuff:
1307 – William Tell shoots an apple off his son’s head. 1493 – Christopher Columbus first sights the island now known as Puerto Rico. 1793 – The Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France. 1865 – Mark Twain’s story The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County is published in the New York Saturday Press. 1883 – American and Canadian railroads institute five standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times. 1903 – The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty is signed by the United States and Panama, giving the United States exclusive rights over the Panama Canal Zone. 1918 – Latvia declares its independence from Russia. 1926 – George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept the money for his Nobel Prize, saying, “I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.” 1928 – Release of the animated short Steamboat Willie, the first fully synchronized sound cartoon, directed by Walt Disney and Ub Iwerks, featuring the third appearances of cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. This is also considered by the Disney corporation to be Mickey’s birthday. 1963 – The first push-button telephone goes into service.

Birthdays!
Thomas Burgess, David Wilkie, Louis-Jacques Daguerre, August Kundt, Nicholas Nikolaevich, Attilio Bertolucci, Alan Shepard, Ted Stevens, Vassilis Vassilikos, Margaret Atwood, Wilma Mankiller, Alan Moore, Warren Moon, Oscar Nunez, Kim Wilde, Elizabeth Perkins, Kirk Hammett, Owen Wilson, Duncan Sheik, Mike Epps, Chloë Sevigny, David Ortiz, Shagrath, Christina Vidal, & Johnny Christ.

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