|World Series Champions:
||St. Louis Cardinals
|Stanley Cup Champs:
|U.S. Open Golf
|U.S. Tennis: (Men/Ladies)
||Rene Lacoste/Molla B. Mallory
||Jean Borotra/Kathleen Godfree
|NCAA Football Champions:
||Alabama & Stanford
|The Hotties and Fashion Icons:
"Every woman knows all about everything"
- Rudyard Kipling (The Eye of Allah)
"Good to the last drop"
- Maxwell House Coffee
||Norma Smallwood (Tulsa, OK)
||Harry Houdini died of peritonitis
from a ruptured appendix on October 31 (Halloween),
at the age of 52. He was unprepared for several
punches to his gut, on a dare, on Oct. 22nd.
The first SATs took place on June 23, 1926. They
were called the Scholastic Aptitude Test. The SATs
changed names in 1990, becoming the Scholastic Assessment
Test. The first 'college board' exams were in 1901.
Maidenform's uplifting brassiere was patented in
1926. The adjusted strap fastener came out in 1942.
Dr. Robert Gioddard launched the first liquid-fueled
rocket on March 16th... it traveled about 184 feet.
Q-Tips Baby Gays (invented as 'Baby Gays' in 1923)
were rebranded and sold. The "Q" stands
for quality. The "Tips" are the cotton thingys
on both ends.
||Reading Hemingway's 'The Sun Also Rises'
|1st appearances & 1926's
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