Tonight in Austin Improv: Thursday, October 1
9:30 – The Free Fringe
FACT OF THE DAY: On September 2, 1853, the largest solar storm in recorded history caused aurora to be seen as far south as the Caribbean. In the Rocky Mountains, they were so bright that gold miners woke up and began making breakfast, thinking that the sun had risen. The ambient electricity in the air caused shocks to telegraph operators, set telegraph paper afire, and in some locations allowed telegraphs to be sent even with the batteries disconnected.

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