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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
PARACULTURAL CALENDAR FOR AUGUST 30
On this day in 1574, Guru Ram Das becomes the Fourth Sikh Guru/Master.
On this day in 1909, the Burgess Shale fossils are discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott., sending Creationists into a tizzy of ridiculous back-peddling, lame rationalization, and lowered expectations.
On this day in 1963, the Hotline - or the infamous "red phone" - between the leaders of the U.S.A. and the Soviet Union goes into operation.
On this day in 1967, Thurgood Marshall is confirmed as the first African American Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
On this day in 1979, scientists witness one of the rarest occurrences in the universe as a large comet hurtles directly into the heart of our sun, releasing the equivalent energy of roughly one MILLION hydrogen bombs.
On this day in the year 1979, President Jimmy Carter is paddling peacefully down a river in Georgia when, all of a sudden, he's attacked by a crazed, bloodthirsty swamp rabbit! Unfortunately for Carter, the humiliating encounter is witnessed by many.