Episode 50: The Simpsons Debut

The Simpsons as they appeared on “The Tracey Ullman Show” in 1989. (Photo courtesy of FOX) April 19th marks the 28th anniversary of the first appearance of The Simpsons on the “Tracey Ullman Show.” Here …

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Episode 48: The 335 Years War

Today marks the 29th anniversary of the end of the 335 Years War; a bloodless war of questionable origin between The Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly off southwestern England. Here are a few facts …

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Episode 47: Charlie Chaplin

April 16 marks the 126th anniversary of the birth of Charlie Chaplin in 1889. Here are some things you may not have known about Chaplin. First: Chaplin was born in London and his childhood was …

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Episode 44: Two Dollar Bill

  On this date in 1976, the United States Treasury reintroduced the two-dollar bill featuring Thomas Jefferson. Here are some things you might not know about the two-dollar bill: First, the two-dollar bill and the …

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Episode 43: Polio Vaccine

On April 12, 1955, the polio vaccine was declared safe and effective. Here are three things you may not have known about the polio vaccine: One: Dr. Jonas Salk became involved in the development of …

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Episode 42: Tornado Outbreak

April 11 marks the 50th anniversary of the second Palm Sunday tornado outbreak in the Midwestern United States. Here are three things you may not have known about the outbreak: One: There were 47 tornadoes …

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