Humpday History (14 Aug 13)




On this day in history…..


1040 — King Duncan I is killed in battle against his cousin and rival Macbeth, who becomes King of Scotland


1848 — Oregon Territory is organized by an act of congress


1880 — Construction of the Koln Cathedral is complete, 632 years after construction began.  (It is nice, tho.)


1947 — Pakistan gains independence from Great Britain.  (chaos ensues)


1980 — Lech Walesa leads strike in Gdasnk shipyard, leading to the eventual downfall of communism in Poland.  (A brave man and inspirational leader)


A small sampling of some historical events that occurred on this day in history.

While not quite as important, but nevertheless an amusing factoid…

Today is Mila Kunis’ birthday.

So Happy Birthday Mrs. Kunis.



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