ON THIS DAY
That of course was the inspiration for the famous quote, "OK, who's the genius who forgot to tell me we were in Canada?"
Immediately afterwards, a general looked at his map and said, "Boys, I think we might have made a wrong turn."
His friend was a hitman that was also a tax accountant, so it was very true.
Probably his second most-famous quote, right behind, "Oh, go fly a kite!"
Of course, if he were around today, he probably just would have written that on his Facebook page.
It saved the referees from having to say, "Off sides on the guy in the brown coat wearing the black derby."
Yeah, not everyone was into naked football, not that there's anything wrong with that.
This after an unfortunate incident the previous year, when Yale accidentally gang-tackled an innocent tuba player.
I'll just assume they wore some kind of clothes prior to this.
After a while, they realized the ties probably weren't a good idea.
On this date in 1940, Walt Disney's animated feature "Fantasia" premieres at New York's Broadway Theatre. That's also where the phrase, "I'll have what they're having" was born.
In 1942, the minimum draft age was lowered from 21 to 18. That was back when fake ID went the other direction: "22? Oh, no, look: I'm 17!"
On this date in 1972, the Holland Tunnel opened up between New York and New Jersey. They called it the Holland tunnel because New York and New Jersey went in Dutch on it.