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Dad Joke of the Day: How was Rome split in two? With a pair of Ceasars.
Quote of the Day: “Well done is always better than well said.”
Today in History:
– Marshall Islands – The United States tested the first thermonuclear weapon, code named “Ivy Mike” at the Enewetak Atoll. The blast was equivalent to 10.4 megatons of TNT and created a crater 1.9km wide by 50m deep.
– After receiving a cut during a hockey game, Jacques Plante becomes the first National Hockey League goaltender to wear a protective face mask. Other goalies soon follow suit.
– Vietcong bomb Saigon. US President General Dwight D Eisenhower called for more troops to be sent to Vietnam to bring about a ‘swift end’ to the conflict.
November 1st is National…
-Family Literacy Day
-Cook for Your Pets Day
-Deep Fried Clams Day
-Jersey Friday (first Friday in November)