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This day in history. 1877. The Blantyre Scotland mine explosion killed 207 and the conscience stricken owner evicted the widows and orphans.
This day in history. 1971. Pablo Neruda won the Nobel Prize for Literature for his erotically charged collection "Odes on a Jaunty Cap".
I say give the Elgin Marbles back as soon as the Greeks admit that retsina is a vile practical joke they play on foreigners.
This day in history. 1951. Halfback Johnny Bright, knocked unconscious 3 times in 7 minutes in racist assaults, decided to move to Canada.
This day in history. 1962. The massive monument to Stalin in Prague was destroyed using 800 kilograms of explosives on the moustache alone.
Mistaken by some hunters for a Labrador rock ptarmigan
He lies out on the tundra in his two tone knitted cardigan.
This day in history. 1922. The British Broadcasting Company was established and not coincidentally so was the four hour six martini lunch.
From the 12 winded sky. That photo is 40+. Follow friends of the month @BigJonBul @ella__fraser @SaertjeMirror @_theigirl @Trudacious