May in Pop Culture History

868 – The first known printed book, Diamond Sutra

1806 – Andrew Jackson fatally shot Charles Dickinson in a duel

 1886 – First sale of Coca-Cola

 1889 – Grand opening of The Eiffel Tower

1891 – Grand opening of Carnegie Hall

1893 – U.S. Supreme Court rules in Nix v. Hedden, that a tomato is a vegetable, not a fruit

 1897 – Jell-o was introduced

 1898 – Krypton was discovered (the element, not the planet)

 1934 – First appearance of The Three Stooges

 1953 – Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay are the first men to reach the summit of Mount Everest

 1959 – First appearance of Supergirl

 1962 – First appearance of The Hulk

 1975 – First appearance of Storm, Nightcrawler, Collosus, Thunderbird

 1977 – Premiere of Star Wars

 1980 – Bob Marley died

 1980 – Premiere of The Empire Strikes Back

 1983 – Premiere of Return of the Jedi

 1983 – Michael Jackson performed the ‘moonwalk’ for the first time

1984 – First appearance of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

 1986 – Hands across America

 1992 – First appearance of Spawn

 1996 – Bradley Nowell died

 1999 – Premiere of Spongebob Squarepants

 2008 – Premiere of Iron Man

2012 – Premiere of The Avengers

2016 – Launch of The Green Onion Blog

10 Comments Add yours

  1. rashthedoctor says:

    Happy Birth Month The Green Onion blog

    Liked by 2 people

  2. For Tyeth says:

    It has been a great month for Comic Book and Sci-Fi fans in past years. And I second what rashthedoctor said above, Many Happy Returns Green Onions!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Zezee says:

    Happy Birthday to your blog!!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Christy Luis says:

    Spongebob, Star Wars, Jello…you picked a good launch month XD

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Green Onion says:

      Good company that’s for sure.

      Liked by 1 person

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