1. SPS Accounts:
    Do you find yourself coming back time after time? Do you appreciate the ongoing hard work to keep this community focused and successful in its mission? Please consider supporting us by upgrading to an SPS Account. Besides the warm and fuzzy feeling that comes from supporting a good cause, you'll also get a significant number of ever-expanding perks and benefits on the site and the forums. Click here to find out more.
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
You are currently viewing Boards o' Magick as a guest, but you can register an account here. Registration is fast, easy and free. Once registered you will have access to search the forums, create and respond to threads, PM other members, upload screenshots and access many other features unavailable to guests.

BoM cultivates a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We have been aiming for quality over quantity with our forums from their inception, and believe that this distinction is truly tangible and valued by our members. We'd love to have you join us today!

(If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you've forgotten your username or password, click here.)

What happened on this date in history

Discussion in 'Whatnots' started by dmc, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2001
    Messages:
    8,658
    Media:
    88
    Likes Received:
    375
    Gender:
    Male
    Not meant to be all that serious -- just possibly informative or possibly goofy.

    That's why I will not post 6/27/1950 - Truman orders US troops into Korea. Not sure how historically relevant that is to most members and is more likely to spark snarky debate than light-hearted commentary.

    Instead, I will post:

    6/27/1977 - US Supreme court decides in a 5-4 vote to allow lawyers to advertise. So now, when you see those dumbass 1-800-bad-back adverts, you know exactly where it started and who to blame. :p
     
  2. Blades of Vanatar

    Blades of Vanatar Vanatar will rise again Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2008
    Messages:
    4,102
    Likes Received:
    203
    Gender:
    Male
    So today is Christmas for Ambulance chasers? It's not a total travesty, just ask Andrew Beckett. It's how he got Joe Miller's number....
     
  3. Chandos the Red

    Chandos the Red This Wheel's on Fire

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2003
    Messages:
    8,252
    Media:
    82
    Likes Received:
    238
    Gender:
    Male
    I looked it up to see if there was anything interesting in music:

    I guess I was too young to be invited. :grin:
     
  4. 8people

    8people 8 is just another way of looking at infinite ★ SPS Account Holder Adored Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 20, 2002
    Messages:
    7,141
    Media:
    74
    Likes Received:
    133
    Gender:
    Female
    [​IMG] 1753 George II became the last British monarch to lead the army into battle. (It was against the French as usual)

    1905 Russian mutiny aboard the Potemkin

    1957 British Medical Research Council suggests the direct link between smoking and cancer.

    1963 JFK visited Ireland

    America also has National AIDs Testing Day on this day :mommy:
     
  5. Atmer

    Atmer Wandering... Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

    Joined:
    May 28, 2004
    Messages:
    157
    Likes Received:
    4
    1358 - Independence from Venice and establishment of the Republic of Ragusa.

    It seems relevant to at least one member of these boards... :D
     
  6. Ragusa

    Ragusa Eternal Halfling Paladin Veteran

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2000
    Messages:
    10,140
    Media:
    63
    Likes Received:
    250
    Gender:
    Male
    I am many things. I also feel very much like a Republic right now.
     
  7. Morgoth

    Morgoth La lune ne garde aucune rancune Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2002
    Messages:
    3,652
    Media:
    8
    Likes Received:
    86
    Gender:
    Male
    2 years ago, a great man died: Billy Mays.



    (don't listen if you have subtle ears :lol:)
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Sep 19, 2015
  8. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2001
    Messages:
    8,658
    Media:
    88
    Likes Received:
    375
    Gender:
    Male
    6/28/75 - Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open and David Bowie releases Fame - coincidence??!! I think NOT!

    (No real reason for saying that, I just always wanted to.)
     
  9. dmc

    dmc Speak softly and carry a big briefcase Staff Member Distinguished Member ★ SPS Account Holder Resourceful Adored Veteran New Server Contributor [2012] (for helping Sorcerer's Place lease a new, more powerful server!)

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2001
    Messages:
    8,658
    Media:
    88
    Likes Received:
    375
    Gender:
    Male
    Kevin Bacon was born on July 8 (and so was my mom). Coincidence??!! I think NOT!
     
  10. Splunge

    Splunge Bhaal’s financial advisor Adored Veteran Pillars of Eternity SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!) Torment: Tides of Numenera SP Immortalizer (for helping immortalize Sorcerer's Place in the game!)

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2003
    Messages:
    6,815
    Media:
    6
    Likes Received:
    335
    The final launch of the space shuttle program took place on July 8, 2011.
     
Sorcerer's Place is a project run entirely by fans and for fans. Maintaining Sorcerer's Place and a stable environment for all our hosted sites requires a substantial amount of our time and funds on a regular basis, so please consider supporting us to keep the site up & running smoothly. Thank you!

Sorcerers.net is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to products on amazon.com, amazon.ca and amazon.co.uk. Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.