Thursday, November 18, 2010

November 18, 2010

  • 70 years ago New York Cities "Mad Bomber" places his first bomb at a Manhattan office building (1940). The Mad Bomber (George Metesky) would continue to terrorize New York City for the next 16 years.
  • George Bernard Shaw refuses to accept Nobel prize money with the famous quote " "I can forgive Alfred Nobel for inventing dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize." (1926).
  • Today the post-Bankruptcy General Motors IPO goes public at $33 a share.
  • Owen Wilson turns 42 (born 1968).

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