Feb. 6: Babe Ruth

 

bd-ruth-babeBabe Ruth (1895-1948): baseball legend, first man to slug 60 home runs and chug 60 kegs of beer in a single season.

Other Feb. 6 birthdays:

Aaron Burr (1756-1836): former vice president best known for busting a fatal cap in Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton’s ass.

Ronald Reagan (1911-2004): first U.S. president to make a movie with a chimpanzee, an animal with no evolutionary connection to humans whatsoever.

This Day in Revisionist History:

On this day in 1788, Massachusetts ratified the U.S. Constitution after first confirming that it was not crafted by witches.

On this day in 1971, astronaut Alan Shepard temporarily disabled his lunar module by shanking a golf ball into its control panel.

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