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Timeframe: 1773-2054
53 dates spanning 282 years
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1773 1864 1919 1921 1928 1929 1931 1933 1934 1936 1948 1956 1958 1961 1962 1963 1966 1970 1974 1989 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 1997 2010 2054

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  • December
    • December 16
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Mr. Burns' great-grandfather Franklin Jefferson Burns participates in the Boston Tea Party, "tossing that tea without a care for what the caffeine would do to the Fenway Flounder", a now extinct fish. (Season 9 episode Trouble with Trillions)

    1864                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • May
    • May 21
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        The men of Springfield's 9th Bearded Infantry were sunning and fluffing their beards in the sun when enemy troops crested the hill over Fort Springfield, attempting to surrender unconditionally. They were sick, needing leeches and hacksaws to saw off their gangrenous limbs. But the Springfield brigade was too brave to accept their surrender, and they heroically slaughtered their enemies as they prayed for mercy. (Season 6 episode The PTA Disbands)

    1919                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • September
    • September 3
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Date of inscription on note to Roger Myers on Chester Lampwick's Itchy drawing: "To Roger Myers. Keep drawing. Your moxie more than makes up for your lack of talent. Your pal, Chester J. Lampwick" (Season 7 episode The Day the Violence Died)

    1921                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • August

  • 1928                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • February

  • 1929                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • March

  • 1931                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • May

  • 1933                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • July
  • October

  • 1934                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • November

  • 1936                                                                                                                                                                 Top


    1948                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • August

  • 1956                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • May
    • May 12
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Homer Simpson's birthday, according to the driver's license that a judge voids for driving home drunk from the Duff Brewery Tour. (Season 4 episode Duffless)

    1958                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • July

  • 1961                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • August

  • 1962                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January

  • 1963                                                                                                                                                                 Top


    1966                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • December
    • December 12
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Ringo Starr fan Sally writes a fan letter, which Ringo answers years later: "Dear Sally, in response to your letter of December 12, 1966, me favorite color is blue, me real first name is Richard. Thanks for the snapshot. You're a real cute bird. Love, Ringo P.S. Forgive the lateness of my reply." (Season 2 episode Brush With Greatness)

    1970                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • February

  • 1974                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January
    • January 8
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        When Artie asks Marge to the prom in flashback sequence, he mentions an article in a specific issue of Time magazine Titled, America's Love Affair with the Prom. (Season 2 episode The Way We Was)

    1989                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • February

  • 1991                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • October

  • 1992                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • August

  • 1993                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January
  • August

  • 1995                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January
    • January 2
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Date on check that Bart writes to Krusty for 75 cents and no cents - which is inconsistent, because all of the other checks that he writes are dated 1996. Krusty endorses with a stamp from the Cayman Islands Offshore Holding Corporation, which Bart complains to the Bank of Springfield about, inadvertently getting Krusty in trouble with the IRS. (Season 7 episode Bart the Fink)
  • February
  • July

  • 1996                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January
  • March
  • April
    • April 12
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Friday. Date that SkyAmeriWestica incorrectly scheduled Principal's ticket for his trip to Hong Kong for Spring Break. He was originally planning on leaving on Saturday. But due to the exorbitant cost to change the date, Principal Skinner declares Friday "Go To Work With Your Parents Day", so the kids won't be at school and he can leave for vacation. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)
    • April 13
      •  The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        Saturday. Date that Principal Skinner originally planned to fly to Hong Kong for Spring Break, until SkyAmeriWestica scheduled his ticket for the wrong date, the Friday before. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • December

  • 1997                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January

  • 2010                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • August

  • 2054                                                                                                                                                                 Top

  • January

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