Episode 676: This is the lamest title we have ever made

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  • QOTW: It’s 2022, what shouldn’t exist now?
    • Stewe Lundin:

      I’d say Pepsi, it’s an abomination. That and war.

On This Day In History for June 22, 2022

This is the 173rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 192 days remaining in 2022.

  • It was on this date in 1633, that The Holy Office in Rome forced Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe in the form he presented it in, after heated controversy
  • A poisonous cloud caused by the eruption of the Laki volcano in Iceland reached Le Havre in France on this date in 1783
  • On June 22, 1969, The Cuyahoga River caught fire in Cleveland, Ohio, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Also on June 22, 1978, Charon, the first of Pluto’s satellites to be discovered, was first seen at the United States Naval Observatory by James W. Christy

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • German mathematician and academic, Hermann Minkowski, born on this date in 1864.
  • Milan Vidmar, the Slovenian engineer and chess player was born 137 years ago today.
  • Born June 22, 1894, English archaeologist and art historian Bernard Ashmole.
  • Richard Gurley Drew, American engineer, invented Masking tape was born on that same date in 1899.
  • American criminal, John Dillinger was born 119 years ago today.
  • German computer scientist and engineer, invented the Z3 computer, Konrad Zuse, born on this date in 1910.
  • American computer scientist and engineer, James H. Pomerene was born 102 years ago today.
  • Canadian physicist and academic, Larkin Kerwin, born on this date in 1924.
  • Ralph Waite, American actor and director was born on that same date in 1928.
  • Russian colonel, engineer, and astronaut, Yuri Artyukhin was born 92 years ago today.
  • American physicist, author, and academic, James Bjorken is 88 today.
  • Also turning 79 today is British-American physicist J. Michael Kosterlitz.
  • Also born on that same date in 1949,  American actress, Lindsay Wagner.
  • American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress, Cyndi Lauper, born on this date in 1953.
  • American actor, director, and screenwriter, Tim Russ is 66 today.
  • Also turning 64 today is American actor, director, producer and writer Bruce Campbell.

Listener Birthdays

  • 23 – John Miller Jr. – Lancaster SC
  • 23 – Dave Perillo, MegaPodTastic and Montygog’s Art-O-Rama!
  • 26 – Aaron Heath (Adelaide, Australia)
  • 27 – Wife of Will The Computer Guy

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for June  22, 2022

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