This Day in History

January 18th in History

The first airplane lands on a ship! In other news, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising begins, the Boston Strangler is convicted, Oliver Hardy and Cary Grant are born, Rudyard Kipling and Curly Howard die, and it's Thesaurus Day!

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Quote of the Day

"The worst that can happen under monarchy is rule by a single imbecile, but democracy often means the rule by an assembly of three or four hundred imbeciles."

Robert Anton Wilson, guerrilla ontologist born January 18, 1932