Was it because the baseball was invented on this day in 1839, enabling generations to enjoy sitting in the bleachers on summer nights, noshing on peanuts and watching
Was it because Anne Frank - of Diary fame - was born on this day in 1929 in Germany, who brought us the gripping account of a young girl's torment during World War II in Europe? Nope. By the way, did you know that the famous diary was actually a birthday gift for her 13th birthday?
Will it be because nuclear war will commence today, according to famed nut case and self-proclaimed prophet Yisrayl "Buffalo Bill" Hawkins?
The last time he predicted a worldwide calamity like this was 2006 and surprisingly, nothing happened. Oh, except he convinced all of his
Was it because Michael Jordan, 14 time All-Star and arguably one of the greatest basketball players to ever play the game and his team the Chicago Bulls won their first NBA Championship together in 1991? Nope.
"I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot... and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why... I succeed."
- Michael Jordan
Was it because Ii Naomori , the famous samurai was killed in battle in 1560? Uh, no.
Tired of guessing? Well, tune in tomorrow sports fans and see why I think June 12th is such a beautiful day in history!