Knight of Mars (sailornash) wrote,
Knight of Mars

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Don't really feel like doing shit today. Tired, couldn't sleep, neck hurts, just "blah" in general. So, let me bore you with the latest meme making the rounds:

Stuff that happened on January 17th

Cool stuff that happened:
  • 1929 - Popeye the Sailor Man, a cartoon character created by Elzie Crisler Segar, first appeared in the Comic Strip Thimble Theatre.
  • 1946 - The UN Security Council holds its first session.
  • 1991 - Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm began early in the morning. Iraq fires 8 Scud missiles into Israel in an unsuccessful bid to provoke Israeli retaliation.
  • 1995 - A magnitude 7.3 earthquake (known as "the Great Hanshin earthquake" hits near Kobe, Japan, causing extensive property damage and killing 6,433 people.
  • 1998 - Paula Jones accuses President Bill Clinton of sexual harassment.

Cool people born:
  • Benjamin Franklin (1790)
  • Al Capone (1899)
  • James Earl Jones (1931)
  • Muhammed Ali (1942)
  • Jim Carrey (1962)
  • Kid Rock (1971)
  • Youki Kudoh (1971)

Cool people that died:
  • A bunch of really old people
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