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WAY BACK WHEN for Friday, September 1, 2023 1651 According to the book, the fictional character Robinson Crusoe embarked on his first sea voyage. Daniel Defoe’s story was based on the real-life adventures of Alexander Selkirk. 1873 Andrew

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Thursday, August 31, 2023  1798 The first ever bank robbery as $162,821 was taken from vaults of the Bank of Pennsylvania at Carpenters’ Hall during the night. One of the bank

Polarizing Foods? Daily BuZz!!

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Things we disliked as kids that we LOVE now. Can you get through dinner without your phone? And ahh.. Here’s to being lazy!  That’s what Paul Layendecker is BuZzin’ about today on The Daily BuZz!! See omnystudio.com/listener

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Weds., August 30, 2023 1963 The famous “Red Phone hotline” a direct communications line between Washington D.C. and Moscow opened. It provided emergency communication in the event of a crisis. 1983

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2023 1896 Li Zhongzheng, a diplomat from China, was visiting the city and hosting American guests for dinner. Rather than risk preparing authentic Chinese food for them, Zhongzheng

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Monday, August 28, 2023 1907, two Seattle teenagers started up a local delivery service called American Messenger Company.  Today, Jim Casey and Claude Ryan’s little company is known as UPS. United

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Friday, August 25, 2023  1609 Galileo Galilei demonstrated one of his early telescopes to Venetian lawmakers. It had a magnification of about 8 or 9. 1939 The film adaptation of L.

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Thursday, August 24, 2023  1814 The Capitol and White House were burned during the War of 1812. While senior officials fled to Virginia, First Lady Dolley Madison stayed behind to save

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Paul Layendecker’s “WAY BACK WHEN” for Wednesday, August 23, 2023 1859 Installation of the first hotel elevator was completed in the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York. 1913 The mermaid statue in the harbor of Denmark, Copenhagen was