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Raistlin

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  2. The 'sport' of extreme ironing means you have to go to really remote, dangerous places and iron a shirt. Imagine if you'd taken a plane from England to Antarctica & then trek hundreds of miles to the South Pole & set up your ironing board. Then you think, "Where do I plug the iron in ?" That's not extreme ironing, it's extreme irony.
  3. 1609 - The Catholic states in Germany set up a league under the leadership of Maximillian of Bavaria. 1679 - The British crown claimed New Hampshire as a royal colony. 1776 - The statue of King George III was pulled down in New York City. 1778 - In support of the American Revolution, Louis XVI declared war on England. 1821 - U.S. troops took possession of Florida. The territory was sold by Spain. 1832 - U.S. President Andrew Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter the Second Bank of the United States. 1866 - Edison P. Clark patented his indelible pencil. 1890 - Wyoming became the 44th state to join the United States. 1900 - ‘His Master’s Voice’, was registered with the U.S. Patent Office. The logo of the Victor Recording Company, and later, RCA Victor, shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone machine. 1910 - W.R. Brookins became the first to fly an airplane at an altitude of one mile. 1913 - The highest temperature ever recorded in the U.S. was 134 degrees in Death Valley, CA. 1919 - The Treaty of Versailles was hand delivered to the U.S. Senate by President Wilson. 1925 - The official news agency of the Soviet Union, TASS, was established. 1928 - George Eastman first demonstrated color motion pictures. 1929 - The U.S. government began issuing paper money in the small size. 1938 - Howard Hughes completed a 91 hour flight around the world. 1940 - The 114-day Battle of Britain began during World War II. 1943 - Arthur Ashe, the first African-American inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, was born. He had won 33 career titles. 1947 - Saab introduced the Model 92 prototype as its first automobile. 1949 - The first practical rectangular television was presented. The picture tube measured 12 by 16 and sold for $12. 1951 - Armistice talks aimed at ending the Korean conflict began at Kaesong. 1951 - Sugar Ray Robinson was defeated for only the second time in 133 fights as Randy Turpin took the middleweight crown. 1953 - American forces withdraw from Pork Chop Hill in Korea after heavy fighting. 1962 - The Telstar Communications satellite was launched. The satellite relayed TV and telephone signals between Europe and the U.S. 1962 - Fred Baldasare swam the English Channel underwater. It was a 42 miles and took 18 hours. 1969 - The National League was divided up into two baseball divisions. 1973 - Britain granted the Bahamas their independence after three centuries of British colonial rule. 1984 - Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden, of the New York Mets, became the youngest player to appear in an All-Star Game as a pitcher. He was 19 years, 7 months, and 24 days old. 1985 - Coca-Cola resumed selling the old formula of Coke, it was renamed "Coca-Cola Classic." It was also announced that they would continue to sell "New" Coke. 1990 - Mikhail Gorbachev won re-election as the leader of the Soviet Communist Party. 1991 - Boris Yeltsin took the oath of office as the first elected president of the Russian republic. 1991 - U.S. President Bush lifted economic sanctions against South Africa, citing its "profound transformation" toward racial equality. 1993 - Kenyan runner Yobes Ondieki became the first man to run 10,000 meters in less than 27 minutes. 1997 - Scientists in London said DNA from a Neanderthal skeleton supported a theory that all humanity descended from an "African Eve" 100,000 to 200,000 years ago. 1998 - The World Bank approved a $700 million loan to Thailand. 1998 - The U.S. military delivered the remains of Air Force 1st Lt. Michael Blassie to his family in St. Louis. He had been placed in Arlington Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown in 1984. His identity had been confirmed with DNA tests. 1999 - The heads of six African nations that had troops in the Democratic Republic of the Congo signed a cease-fire agreement that would end the civil war in that nation. 2002 - Peter Paul Rubens' painting "The Massacre of the Innocents" sold for $76.2 million at Sotheby's. 2015 - In South Carolina, the Confederate flag was removed from the Capitol grounds and taken to a state military museum.
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  5. Women in space, I didn't even know that the space station had a sink... Still at least they have a great vacuum...
  6. "Knock, knock." "Who's there?" "Control Freak." "Now you say, 'Control freak who"
  7. What's worse than not being able to find your car keys ? Knowing your wife has them...
  8. 0118 - Hadrian, Rome's new emperor, made his entry into the city. 0455 - Avitus, the Roman military commander in Gaul, became Emperor of the West. 1540 - England's King Henry VIII had his 6-month-old marriage to his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves, annulled. 1609 - In a letter to the crown, the emperor Rudolf II granted Bohemia freedom of worship. 1755 - General Edward Braddock was mortally wounded when French and Indian troops ambushed his force of British regulars and colonial militia. He died on July 13. 1776 - The American Declaration of Independence was read aloud to Gen. George Washington's troops in New York. 1789 - In Versailles, the French National Assembly declared itself the Constituent Assembly and began to prepare a French constitution. 1790 - The Swedish navy captured one third of the Russian fleet at the naval battle of Svensksund in the Baltic Sea. 1792 - S.L. Mitchell of Columbia College in New York City became the first Professor of Agriculture. 1808 - The leather-splitting machine was patented by Samuel Parker. 1816 - Argentina declared independence from Spain. 1847 - A 10-hour work day was established for workers in the state of New Hampshire. 1868 - The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified. The amendment was designed to grant citizenship to and protect the civil liberties of recently freed slaves. It did this by prohibiting states from denying or abridging the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States, depriving any person of his life, liberty, or property without due process of law, or denying to any person within their jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. 1872 - The doughnut cutter was patented by John F. Blondel. 1877 - Alexander Graham Bell, Gardiner Greene Hubbard, Thomas Sanders and Thomas Watson formed the Bell Telephone Company. 1878 - The corncob pipe was patented by Henry Tibbe. 1900 - The Commonwealth of Australia was established by an act of the British Parliament, uniting the separate colonies under a federal government. 1922 - Johnny Weissmuller became the first person to swim the 100 meters freestyle in less than a minute. 1935 - Norman Bright ran the two mile event in the record time of 9 minutes, 13.2 seconds at a meet in New York City. 1943 - American and British forces made an amphibious landing on Sicily. 1947 - The engagement of Britain's Princess Elizabeth to Lt. Philip Mountbatten was announced. 1951 - U.S. President Truman asked Congress to formally end the state of war between the United States and Germany. 1953 - New York Airways began the first commuter passenger service by helicopter. 1968 - The first All-Star baseball game to be played indoors took place at the Astrodome in Houston, TX. 1971 - The United States turned over complete responsibility of the Demilitarized Zone to South Vietnamese units. 1985 - Herschel Walker of the New Jersey Generals was named the Most Valuable Player in the United States Football League (USFL). 1985 - Joe Namath signed a five-year pact with ABC-TV to provide commentary for "Monday Night Football". 1997 - Mike Tyson was banned from the boxing ring and fined $3 million for biting the ear of opponent Evander Holyfield. 2005 - Danny Way, a daredevil skateboarder, rolled down a large ramp and jumped across the Great Wall of China. He was the first person to clear the wall without motorized aid. 2015 - The South Carolina House of Representatives approved taking down the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds. The flag was removed the next day and taken to a state military museum.
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  10. I just lost my Job as an Imperial Storm Trooper, Apparently they were the droids we were looking for...