On This Day, Back In The Day
1809 – Meriwether Lewis (of Lewis and Clark fame) died under mysterious circumstances in Tennessee
1820 – Ever wondered where Octoberfest celebrations originated? A Bavarian royal wedding kicked it off…and we’ve never stopped making this marvelous “holiday.”
1960 – Soviet Union Premier Nikita Khrushchev pounded his shoe on his desk at the UN
2000 – The USS Cole is hit by a terror attack in Yemen — killing 17 American sailors, wounding at least 35 others
BIG STORIES OUT OF D.C. AND POLITICS.
WEASEL UPDATE: AVENATTI IS FUND RAISING FOR BETO O’ROUKE — BUT, HALF THE MONEY GOES TO AVENATTI HIMSELF
OTHER STORIES CATCHING MY EYE