It also happens to be Mole Day (from 6:02 am to 6:02 pm). Amedeo Avogadro would be proud.
PATTY: Well, what else happened in history today, Hugh?
HUGH: In history, Patty, well, today, of course, is the 38th of Cunagonda, and on this day in one nine three eight, BC, that is...
PATTY: Ha ha ha...
HUGH: Mr. George N. Trobus invented the wheel.
PATTY: And just in time!
HUGH: And in 1889, the Peace of Humus broke out, ending the Hundred Years War against the Cows.
HUGH: And, uh, last year, Patty, you and the viewers will be interested in, uh, noting that the world ended.
PATTY: As we know it, Hugh!
HUGH: Heh. You're darn tooting, Patty.
PATTY: I sure am.
HUGH: Uh, say, who was born today?
PATTY: Ahh, nobody, Hugh.
HUGH: I mean in history, Patty, before they changed the water.
( The Firesign Theatre, "Don't Crush That Dwarf, Hand Me the Pliers" (1970) )