Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 by Mike McKay
Posted in 101 Gold's Posts
Who talks non stop for 24 hours? You’ll find out here. Plus, a rather dramatic miscalculation by one of the world’s most infamous leaders. And one of the craziest events on the planet begins today.
Today is La Tomatina, the world’s largest tomato fight takes place at noon in Bunol, Spain, near Valencia. Some 35,000 will hurl 120 tons of tomatoes at each other for two hours.
Today is More Herbs Less Salt Day, because it’s healthier and zestier.
1957 South Carolina Sen. Strom Thurmond ends a filibuster against a civil rights bill after talking for more than 24 hours.
1990: Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, in a television interview, declared that America could not defeat Iraq.
1995: Motivational speaker Les Brown got married to – Gladys Knight.