Life Today In Silence
posted by July 10 at 12:17 PMon
423 years ago: A cap was popped in the ass of William the Silent, who became the first politician assassinated via handgun.
82 years ago: Meher Baba, an Indian guru of Persian descent, starting not saying anything. He continued to not say anything—not even a curse after his car accidents outside Prague, Oklahoma and Satara, India—until January 31, 1969, when he died.
25 years ago: The story broke that the Queen of England held off a bedroom intruder, who quietly crept past alarms, guards, and security dogs to steal a half a bottle of wine and chat with the Queen, who “was only able to raise the alarm when he asked for a cigarette. She calmly called for a footman who held the intruder until police arrived.”
A few hours ago: In Pakistan, “Operation Silence” kills over 50 followers of a pro-Taliban cleric in a 15-hour gun battle.