Wednesday, July 14, 2010

By god! Did you see that!!!!???

I pulled the proverbial digit out of my lardy arse and posted the next day's history gossip doings.
I can type for food alcohol the entertainment of thousands of monkeys around the globe.
You readers are just a bonus.

1820 Poor old Gov Macquarie had been trying to call it quits on this governing gig for a while and lo! His resignation was finally approved.
Rumour has it his missus did some nekkid zumba in her favourite spot.
1878 The first telephone exchange (that's what we had before iPhone, kiddies but after 2 cans on a piece of string) was opened in the British Empire by the Hamilton District Telegraph Company in Ontario.
1933 Jack Lovelock blitzed the world mile record.
Further details HERE.
1978 The largest Gay Rights march took place in Sydney with 14 bods arrested.1933
Go read more HERE.

Yellow = New Zealand
Orange  = Canada
Green = Australian
Red = UK or other nationality
Italics, bold and coloured blue are links to further info. 
Anything outrageous is usually sarcasm and/or humour.
The Nylex Clock is still broken.
Lonsdale House is still demolished.


  1. Now I know all about Australia. Tomorrow, Iceland.

  2. Two cans on a piece of string? I remember those days. Mine never worked. Maybe I had the wrong type of string. Or the wrong size cans. anyway, damn things never rang.

  3. My mum's first job, when she was 14, was as a telephone operator in Hamilton. Not in 1878, though.