Tag Archive: Benjamin Franklin

Dec 31 2006

2006 Darwin Award Nominees

Instead of looking out the window or asking another passenger to find out where the train was, he ripped open the doors of the train and threw himself from the train, much to the astonishment of onlooking passengers.

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Dec 16 2006

Today in History: Boston Tea Party

Erikson records in his book “Gandhi’s Truths” that when Mahatma Gandhi met with the British viceroy in 1930 after the Indian salt protest campaign, Gandhi took some duty-free salt from his shawl and said, with a smile, that the salt was “to remind us of the famous Boston Tea Party.” 13 colonies, boston, boston harbor, boston tea party, colonies, history, king george III, Samuel adams, tea, united states

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