DAILY BRIEFINGThe Moron's Daily Briefing
Jan. 21 - On this date in 1790, Dr. Joseph Guillotine proposed a more humane new method of execution. Exactly three years later, the French King Louis XVI was "guillotined" for treason.
Other than that January 21 has been a pretty quiet day over the years.
Today is Proclamation of the Flag Day in Quebec (Canada).
Hakeem Olajuwon turns 40 today. He shares his birthday with Geena Davis (1957), Robby Benson (1956), Jill Eikenberry (1947), Mac Davis (1942), Placido Domingo (1941), Jack Nicklaus (1940), Wolfman Jack (1939), Benny Hill (1925), Telly Savalas (1924), Paul Scofield (1922), and Stonewall Jackson (1824).
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