America Fun Fact of the Day 12/11- December 11th in American History

“Shit it’s almost 2012.”

~Your calendar

As we head into the holiday season, most of us prepare for Christmas because, you know, booze and presents.  But in the holiday fervor it’s easy to forget that 2012 is just around the corner.  2012.  Can you believe that?  That’s one more than 2011, and incalculably far from 2013 since the world is going to end in 2012.  So enjoy the fun facts while you can, before Mayan Ghosts throw a dark planet at our magnetic poles or some shit.

Today’s Date in American History

1789- The University of North Carolina is chartered, where they immediately begin helping tall awkward white people make the NBA.

1816- Indiana becomes the 19th state, is immediately forgotten about until the movie Hoosiers comes out.  Oh and Rudy was pretty good too, we guess.

1972- Apollo 17 becomes the last mission to land on the moon excluding shitty horror movies no one really heard about.

2011- AFFotD staff feels kinda disappointed by how few things happened on December 11th in history.

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