America Fun Fact of the Day 9/25- September 25th in American History

“It’s Sunday, Sunday, heroin between your toes.”

~Rebecca Black

Sundays are the day of rest, where we sit back, start day drinking at nine in the morning, and sometimes drive places.  And while our staff members are considering how to tell their wives about the public intoxication ticket they were served the previous night, we here at AFFotD are once again here to present you with…

Today’s Date in American History (American Edition)

1789- The U.S. Congress passes twelve amendments to the Constitution, including the Bill of Rights.  You may have heard of it.  It’s kind of a big deal.

1846- Zachary Taylor leads US Forces to capture the Mexican city of Monterrey.  This helps prove that the Mexican/American War was the most one-sided fight since the time Mike Tyson made the questionable decision to box against a 85 year old grandmother in Reno, Nevada.

1890- The U.S. Congress establishes Sequoia National Park, which…ugh.  Fuck nature.

1912- The Columbia University establishes it’s school of Journalism.

1977- The first Chicago Marathon was held, leading to over 4,000 people bragging about that for the rest of the fucking decade.

2011- AFFotD does a particularly short “Today in American History” segment

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