Daily Archives: April 1, 2021

A Serious Thought on A Light-Hearted Day

On occasion, we reference an obscure holiday or a historical event that happened on this day in history. Accordingly, here are four unusual events that reportedly happened on this day.

In 1957 the BBC reported that Swiss farmers were experiencing a record spaghetti crop and showed footage of people harvesting noodles from trees.

In 1985, Sports Illustrated reported about a rookie pitcher named Sidd Finch who could throw a fastball over 168 miles per hour. Continue reading


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