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Sunday, September 24, 2023

On this day in history...

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1105—Rabbi Nathan ben Yehiel of Rome completes the Talmudic dictionary. He immediately begins work on the Talmudic thesaurus. 

1859—Famous science fiction writer Charles Darwin pens  “On the Origin of Species,” the inspiration for Pierre Boulle’s “Planet of the Apes.”

1874—Joseph F. Glidden patents barbed wire. Douche bags patent the barbed wire tattoo.

1961—Wilt Chamberlain pulls down 55 rebounds, a Pasadena YMCA single-game record.

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