This Day in History

December 15th in History

An episode of Pokemon makes people sick! In other news, the US recognizes China and the Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens after 11 years. It's the birthday of Emperor Nero, Gustave Eiffel, Freeman Dyson, and Tim Conway; Izaak Walton, Sitting Bull, Walt Disney, and Oral Roberts die. Happy Zamenhof Day!

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Quote of the Day

“It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.”

Freeman Dyson, physicist and mathematician born December 15, 1923