Episode 690: I lost my mood ring!

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    • Mike Robison
    • Krazy Joe
  • QOTW: What older classic horror movie would you recommend?

On This Day in History for October 19, 2022

This is the 292nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 73 days remaining in 2022.

  • It was on this date in 1386, that The Universität Heidelberg held its first lecture, making it the oldest German university
  • Also on October 19, 1900, Max Planck discovered Planck’s law of black-body radiation
  • October 19, 1943, Streptomycin, the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis, was isolated by researchers at Rutgers University
  • That same date in 1987, Black Monday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 22%, 508 points
  • Mother Teresa was beatified by Pope John Paul II on this date in 2003

Happy birthday goes out on this date to:

  • Italian astrologer and philosopher, Marsilio Ficino, born on this date in 1433.
  • Born October 19, 1885, American banker and philanthropist, co-founded Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Charles E. Merrill.
  • Marguerite Perey, the French physicist and academic was born 113 years ago today.
  • Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-American astrophysicist, astronomer, and mathematician, Nobel Prize laureate was born on that same date in 1910.
  • Born October 19, 1916, French-Spanish immunologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate Jean Dausset.
  • Sharadchandra Shankar Shrikhande, the Indian mathematician was born 105 years ago today.
  • Austrian-American oceanographer, author, and academic, Walter Munk, born on this date in 1917.
  • American animator, producer, and voice actor, co-founded the Filmation Company, Lou Scheimer was born 94 years ago today.
  • Robert Reed, the American actor was born 90 years ago today.
  • American actor, John Lithgow, born on this date in 1945.
  • Also born on that same date in 1951,  Greek mathematician and physicist, Demetrios Christodoulou.

Listener Birthdays

  • 19 – Russell Pearson (Ninereeds)
  • 20 – Mike from near Des Moines, Iowa
  • 21 – Daniel Ebdrup Jensen (D. Ebdrup)
  • 21 – Justin Diehl (nulloperations)
  • 22 – Zach – zml2008
  • 22 – Cassandra Therrien (Canada)
  • 25 – Mad Marv – spelled “K – Y – L – E” but pronounced “Marv”. Hope that helps
  • 25 – HMNSHLD
  • 25 – BritOnTour (Jason)
  • 25 – Scott (Minneapolis)

And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for October 19, 2022

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