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Mad Hatter Day

Inspired by the character of the Mad Hatter from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.
It falls on October 6 each year, due to illustrations where the Hatter's oversized hat is labelled In this style 10/6

1879
Actor Max Schreck (Nosferatu) born in Berlin.

1887
Swiss architect, designer, painter and urban planner Le Corbusier born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland.

1889
The Moulin Rouge opens to the public in Paris.

1908

Actress Carol Lombard (My Man Godfrey), born in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

1927
Premiere of The Jazz Singer, the first full length talking movie.

1914
Adventurer and ethnographer Thor Heyerdahl (Kon-tiki Expedition) born in Narvik, Norway.

1917
The word “jazz” first used in print in the Literary Digest.
Described as music that caused people to, “shake, jump & writhe in ways to suggest a return to the medieval jumping mania.”

1945
Tavern owner Billy Sianis and his pet billy goat are ejected from Wrigley Field during Game 4 of the 1945 World Series.
Sianis places th Curse of the Billy Goat on the Chicago Cubs.

1967
Haight-Ashbury hippies perform a funeral to mark the end of Hippie, Loyal Son of Media.

1976
The Gang of Four are arrested thus bringing an end to the Cultural Revolution in China.

1981
President of Egypt Anwar Sadat is assassinated by Islamic extremists.

2010

Photo-sharing application Instagram is founded.


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Proverb:
He who want a rose must respect the thorn. ~ Persian Proverb

        


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