The Year Is 1888 With Guest Host Luke Chilton - Part 1

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It's 1888 and brilliant comedian Luke Chilton joins Bobby for a kombucha fuelled first 2 part episode. We learn that 1888 is the year with the longest Roman numerals, women's rights activist Susan B Anthony votes illegally, the National Geographic is founded, and the earliest evidence of a death and injury from a meteorite is discovered in Iraq, and artist Vincent Van Gogh chops off part of his ear. We hear about Bobby's early job at a nightmare Indian restaurant in Canada, and we also learn more about Luke Chilton's life than he probably anticipated he would share on a podcast.


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What obscure or significant events did we miss from the history of 1888? Let us know your favourite historical facts from that year, or if have any suggestions for other years for us to do an episode on send us an email to theyearispodcast@gmail.com

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