Today in 1959, The Twilight Zone premiered on CBS television.
The Stephen Foster song “Oh! Susanna” was first performed at a saloon in Pittsburgh in 1847. Bangjoeonmahnee!
Today in 1845 the first issue of Scientific American magazine was published. Shortly after the first issue was printed people began to really fucking love science.
Today in 1911, the Mona Lisa was stolen by a Louvre employee. Have fun this weekend!
Today in 1974 Philippe Petit, his famous high wire act between the Twin Towers in New York City.
Today in 1925 the Scopes Monkey Trial, began for substitute high school teacher, John Scopes, who was accused of violating Tennessee’s Butler Act, a Tennessee law making it unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school.