1899 - Norway is invaded by evil molemen. Millions are killed in two weeks of slaughter as the molemen, under their leader Bert, systematically destroy all in their path. No one notices.
1903 - Orville and Wilbur Wright open their first full-service hair salon, with two wash stations and a stand-alone dryer. The search for a more powerful dryer motor would lead them to experiment with airplanes that could dry hair in ten minutes.
1989 - Fox debuts the animated series The Simpsons after the show's creators agree to cut a vaguely reptilian, lop-eared character with a bad accent. George Lucas adopts the rejected character and molests him for years before putting him in a movie.
1999 - We-sa no give a crap 'bout de new alien in-a de Star-sa Wars movee. He-sa bom-bad crappee!
1999 - C3PO now has competition in the annoying Star Wars character department.