On This Day 7.12.18

Today is Orangemen’s day. Celebrate by finding an orange, drawing eyes and a mouth on it, and ask it questions until the sun sets.
 
Be sure to draw the mouth, this is critical. 2 years ago, I celebrated Orangemen’s day in the traditional way, but I neglected to draw the mouth. That fucking orange didn’t provide a single answer.
 
Born ON THIS DAY in 1817 was known sasquatch, Henry David Thoreau.
 
Born ON THIS DAY in 1895 was Buckminster Fuller, whos favorite movie was BioDome.
 
ON THIS DAY in 1950, René Pleven became Prime Minister of France. René would go on to great acclaim for his role as Ari Gold in the comedy series Entourage, for which he won a Golden Globe Award and three consecutive Emmy Awards.
 
ON THIS DAY in 1957, Dwight Eisenhower became the first U.S. President to fly in a helicopter. Eisenhower was on a mission in Mexico, pursuing the international villain known only as Sciarra. Eisenhower heard Sciarra refer to someone known as “The Pale King,” and then flee the scene. Eisenhower pursued the villain through the packed Day of the Dead celebration, even going so far as to dive into the helicopter that Sciarra was escaping in. After a scuffle, Sciarra fell to his death, while Eisenhower struggled to regain control of the aircraft. He did, narrowly avoiding crashing into the massive crowds below.
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