Punching Carrottop

October 14: National Hit an Annoying Person in the Head Day

  • 1066 - William the Conqueror punches Harold Godwinson in the head at the Battle of Hastings.
  • 1789 - Mutinous sailors attempt to hit their captain Lt. William Bligh while he is on the toilet.
  • 1918 - The Russian royal family are hit in their heads, then shot, bayoneted, strangled, beaten to a pulp and buried. Twice.
  • 1922 - A man is punched in the head after he uses the elevator to ride a single floor instead of taking the stairs opposite the elevators.
  • 1985 - New York is the first state that allows the state troopers to pull over slow drivers and then smack them 'upside the head'.
  • 1992 - Entire Royal family of Britain smacked 'upside the head'. Prince Philip's brain would never be found even though it may have never existed at all.
  • 1999 - A PC spits a CD out of its CD-ROM drive, hitting Bill Gates in the head. This is the first confirmed instance of artificial intelligence.
  • 2002 - Fran Drescher hit in the head with a large halibut. Fortunately, the halibut is unharmed.
  • 2004 - Subway's Jared Fogle was knocked unconscious when struck in the face with a stale foot-long loaf of Italian Herbs-'n'-Cheese Bread. As a result, Jared endured several painful operations to remove razor-sharp breadcrumbs and flakes of oregano which are lodged deep in his sinuses.
  • 2016 - Donald Trump is hit in the head when a Trump Tower wall collapses on him; x-rays of his head show nothing.
  • 2017 - A person stops to text on crowded subway stairs during rush hour and is trampled by commuters, then is hit in the head by a rat carrying a pizza slice.