Daily Archives: October 19, 2010

1939: Dinners on Parade

Thanksgiving dinners march down the parade route at the first King Turkey Day in 1939.

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1985: Tennis Shoes Stolen in Shooting

Five people robbed Shawn Jones of his Fila tennis shoes in 1985, and shot him. I don’t really understand how you can blame this on the shoes; they probably would have been equally likely to shoot him over $112.

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1939: Too Many Great Parade Entries

At the first King Turkey Day parade in 1939, there wasn’t a reviewing stand for the parade judges, who thus had little time to judge each entry. Because of that, and also because there were so very many good parade … Continue reading

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