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September 20: Sexual Innuendo Day, Sophia's Birthday, International Talk Like A Landlubber Day

  • 20,000,000 BC Formation of the Amazon Rainforest, a warm, wet, lush, dripping virgin jungle.
  • 19,999,999 BC Amazon Rainforest loses it's virginity.
  • 30,000 BC Oonak of the Tribe of the Wolf tells Nooma of the People of the Lake that he's got a big, thick woody club back in his cave that he'd love to show her, inventing sexual innuendo.
  • 1187 - Saladin begins a seige on Jerusalem, hoping he can create a crevice in the walls and then forcefully insert his troops.
  • 1519 - Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from SanlĂșcar de Barrameda on a long, hard, drawn out expedition to circumnavigate the globe, with about 270 seamen.
  • 1815 - First railroad tunnel finishes construction.
  • 1837 - Rugby is invented. It is a game played by burly men with odd-shaped balls.
  • 1920 - Strawberry ice cream invented. Strong sales are seen for this soft, wet, pink dessert.
  • 1930 - Workers struggle to erect the mighty tower of the Empire State Building.
  • 1934 - Sophia Loren born.
  • 1939 - Second World War declared. Churchill states in his first War-time speech: "We're going to be up against stiff opposition, and what we as a nation will experience in the coming months is going to be long and hard. "
  • 1940- First printing of "Biggles Goes Down".
  • 1940 - Allies get access to Japanese military intelligence after the Japanese "Purple" code is decrypted by Genevieve Grotjan, a cunning linguist.
  • 1941 - After two years of war, the British Royal Air Force choose between naming their planes "the spit-fire" or "the swallow-water."
  • 1942 - Werner Von Braun continues work perfecting the V-2 rocket. The V-2 is designed to burn ethanol and liquid oxygen, causing exhaust to spurt out of the nozzle, generating prolonged, forceful thrust.
  • 1957 - Popsicles, lollypops, bananas and cucumbers are invented.
  • 1960 - Oil mining in Alberta, Canada goes wrong, causing the rig to get stuck pumping farther and farther into the hole while the rich liquid spewed out.
  • 1965 - Wham-O's Superball is introduced and becomes a runaway hit, because people love to play with balls.
  • 1993 - Foundations laid for the Three Gorges Dam.
  • 2005 - Israel pulls out of Palestine.
  • 2006 - Work continues on the Tautona gold mine in South Africa. Extending three miles underground, this mine hold's the record for the world's longest shaft. Plans are being drawn up to plunge the shaft still deeper into the womb of the earth.
  • 2006 - President Bush's attempts to quell the violence in Iraq prove impotent, making his presidency look increasingly limp and flaccid. He insists this is the "first time this has happened to me".
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