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This day in history

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MankyJimy, May 28, 2012.

  1. MankyJimy

    MankyJimy Active Member

    On this date in history:

    585 B.C. - the Battle of Halys ends abruptly due to a total solar eclipse. This is the earliest historical event whose date is known precisely

    1588 - The Spanish Armada sets sail for the English Channel

    1754 - George Washington leads the Virginia militia to victory over the French in the first battle of the French and Indian War

    1830 - President Andrew Jackson signs the Indian Removal Act

    1937 - The Golden Gate Bridge opens

    1944 - Rudy Giuliani is born

    1995 - The New York Yankees Baseball Club calls up shortstop Derek Jeter from the Columbus Clippers. He will make his debut the following night in Seattle.
  2. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    2012 - I injured an eye doing a facepalm.
  3. MankyJimy

    MankyJimy Active Member

  4. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    RIP Moddy's Eye.

    I loved it in The Client.
  5. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    1995 - Manky Jimy buys and, in one monumental swallow, consumes his first vial of Jetes Jizz
  6. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    2012 - Manky gets banned from SJ. /wishful thinking.
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

  8. MankyJimy

    MankyJimy Active Member

    I don't always consume athlete jizz, but when I do...
  9. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    deep down I knew there had to be some sort of historical connection between Derek Jeter and the Battle of Halys
  10. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    And I bet Jeter did something big on the date that the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor.
  11. MankyJimy

    MankyJimy Active Member

    He did, in fact. December 7, 2010 was the date he signed his current three year contract with the Yankees.
  12. Mark2010

    Mark2010 Active Member

    Screw Jeter. 1995, eh? Well, it's about darn time the SOB hung it up. It's 2012.
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