Thursday, 11 February 2016

On This Day In History 11th February


On This Day in 1990,
after almost three decades imprisoned in
Victor Verster Prison, South Africa,
Nelson Mandela is set free.

Also In The News On This Day In History

On This Day in 1534, King Henry VIII recognised himself as the best husband ever. And the supreme head of the Church of England. Who needs to get divorced when you can just partake with Off-With-Their-Heads.

On this day in 1916, Emma Goldman was arrested for lecturing on birth control. Whoa, slow down. Back the truck up. Remove your dangly from the tunnel. Tie a rope around the tree trunk. Let the tide recede back to the ocean. Spit don't swallow.
Celebrity Birthdays
On This Day in 1847, Thomas Edison was born with a light bulb hanging above his head, indicating the presence of an idea, for a light bulb, which he would one day develop into a real thing.
On This Day in 1926, Leslie Nielsen, a Canadian-American actor, was born.

On This Day in 1936, Burt Reynolds was born.

On This Day in 1953, Jeb Bush, the younger and not quite as dim younger brother of President George W. Bush, was born.

On This Day in 1964, Sarah Palin, who was the 9th Governor of Alaska, and hoped to be the first woman President of the United States of America, was forcedly ejected from her mother's womb with a machine gun in one hand and dead wolf in the other.

On This Day in 1969, Jennifer Aniston, who has loads of Friends, as she so pwetty, was born wondering why they all not as pwetty as her.

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