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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/22/23 – CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS DAY!

Today marks the 61st anniversary of the highest stakes poker game ever played, one that terrified the entire world on INTERNATIONAL CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS DAY! It was 1962, the height of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, and American spy planes had recently noticed newly constructed nuclear missile silos in […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 10/16/20 – “HOW’S THE CAKE, MARIE?” DAY!

It was 1793 and France was torn by a bloody revolution that saw the ranks of the aristocracy considerably thinned by a peasantry fed up with subsidizing the decadent wealthy while they starved. The French Revolution had been brewing for decades, but what lit the powder keg that made everything go kablooey were the remarks of

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