So today in 1876 Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for an invention he called the “telephone.” Weekend time!
Today in 1939, the erroneous word “dord” is discovered in the Webster’s New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting an investigation. This weekend, do something fun!
On this date in 1986, The Legend of Zelda, the first game of The Legend of Zelda series, was released in Japan on the Famicom Disk System. People have been calling that poor kid in the green tunic and hat Zelda ever since.
The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre is the name given to the 1929 murder of seven mob associates as part of a Prohibition-era conflict between two powerful criminal gangs in Chicago: the South Side Italian gang led by Al Capone and the North Side Irish gang led by Bugs Moran. Woo! Have a weekend!
So today in 1935 the board game Monopoly was invented. No one wanted to play as the iron back then either. Do something this weekend!
Today is Muhammad Ali’s birthday. He is the people’s champion. Wish him a happy birthday. Do something awesome this weekend.
Today in 1912, the world’s first flying boat, the Curtiss Flying Fish, took its maiden flight. What are you doing this weekend?
Today in 1947 the children’s TV program Howdy Doody debuted on NBC. What do you have going on this weekend, boys and girls?