1978 - While starring in an open air production of Shakespeare's Henry V, Sir John Gielgud is carried off by a hunting kingfisher. He is found unharmed some hours later, having tricked the bird into incubating his egg-like head.
1992 - The title of world's first penguin to eat rocks was taken by Magiwatoo, a penguin from the North East Columbian waters.
1990 - The first webcomic is launched, entitled Two Sarcastic Badgers and Some Clipart.
2009 - It is officially announced that the language of Liverpool is Quack. Every Liverpudlian goes quackin crazy.
2015 - The French get tired of rioting, someone quacks for comedic value, rioting ensues.
2063 - Jacob von Hogflume, inventor of Time travel, is born in a log cabin in 1864.