October 5, 1793: Hit the road J.C.

During the French Revolution, Christianity is disestablished in France.

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October 4, 1927: Set in stone

Gutzon Borglum begins sculpting Mount Rushmore.

October 3, 1955: M.I.C…K.E.Y

The Mickey Mouse Club debuts on ABC.

October 2, 1950: Good Grief

Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz is first published

October 1, 2008: Sweet Caroline

A future superstar is welcomed into the world. Happy Birthday baby girl!

September 30, 1927: Buy me some peanuts and cracker jack

Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 60 home runs in a season.

Rome wasn’t built in a day: September 29, 1907

The cornerstone is laid at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., 83 years later, on the same day, it is completed.

Today in History: September 28, 1928

Sir Alexander Fleming notices a bacteria-killing mold growing in his laboratory, discovering what later became known as penicillin.

It’s all relative: September 27, 1905

The physics journal Annalen der Physik received Albert Einstein‘s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”, introducing mass–energy equivalence.

 

 

 

Fun, Fellowship & Fezzes: September 26, 1872

The first Shriners Temple (called Mecca) is established in New York City.