DAILY BRIEFING
The Moron's Daily Briefing

Sep. 10 - I'm still not back into the swing of things, so I'm going to keep this short.

On September 10, 1419, supporters of the French Dolphin murdered John the Fearless. John's brothers, Thomas the Prudent and Henry the Wary, lived on into old age.

On September 10, 1623, a cargo load of lumber and fur became the first exports in history from North America to England. This ensured the commercial success of the new world, as Europe had long been paralyzed by a shortage of sticks and hair.

Today's birthdays include Ryan Phillippe (1975), Amy Irving (1953), Jose Feliciano (1945), Charles Kuralt (1934), Roger Maris (1934), and Arnold Palmer (1929).

It is Battle of St. George's Cay in Belize and Independence Day in Guinea Bissau.

2002, The Moron's Almanac™

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