Tag Archives: Washington Post

Happy Thanksgivukkah, 1888


Hanukkah and Thanksgiving rarely overlap.  Among its 22 articles covering 2013’s “Thanksgivukkah” holiday mashup, the Washington Post reports that the convergence of turkey and latkes won’t occur again for 77,798 years. How did D.C. media report on this calendar quirk the last …

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Baseball Gameday Circa 1912

Washington Post sponsored "bulletin board" for the 1912 Boston AL vs. New York NL World Series. (Library of Congress)

GoDCer Ben sent along a great photo of the Washington Post baseball scoreboard circa 1912 (the same year the Titanic sank). It’s remarkable how this low-tech scoreboard resembles our current day ESPN Gameday and MLB.tv.

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