On this day in history, so many important people were born. So many breakthroughs were made. And we’re happy to say that Scoutmob too came into the world on this day, many moons ago. Actually, just 365 moons (or days) ago to be exact.
What else important has happened on January 13th? Glad you asked.
Also on January 13th, 2010: “General” Larry Platt performs his never-before-seen hit “Pants on the Ground” on Season Nine of ‘American Idol.’ Becomes automatic household name.
January 13th, 2002: President George Bush faints after choking on a pretzel. Seriously.
January 13th, 1999: Michael Jordan announces his retirement from the Chicago Bulls. For the second time.
January 13th, 1985: 99-yr-old Otto Bucher scores a hole-in-one at a Spanish golf course. Otto rules.
January 13th, 1957: Wham-O Company produces the first ever Frisbee. Space suit not included.
January 13th, 1942: Henry Ford patents the plastic car. But not this one.
January 13, ????: The mustache was invented in what is believed to be an innocent shaving mishap by Babylonian barber and epic adventurer, Gilgamesh.*
*This fact of history is not, in fact, confirmed. We just found it on the internet. The rest of these facts are indeed factual.