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  • 1022

    • April

      • April 1, 1022
        • Lisa explains that April Fool's Day dates back to the pagans – it's a pre-Christian tradition. In a flashback to the year 1022, the pagan Simpsons family chant, "Blood for Ba'al!" while dancing around a fire. (Season 4 episode So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show)

  • 1773

    • December

      • December 16, 1773
        • 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)

  • 1860

    • April

      • April 14, 1860
        • Eliza Simpson diary entries: "Today, I am the happiest girl in Springfield, because tomorrow I will get my very first slave." Next entry: "Dear diary, I must be brief, for tonight is the grand ball at Colonel Burns' plantation." (Season 21 episode The Color Yellow)

      • April 20, 1860
        • Diary entry of Eliza Simpson: "A week ago, I had no idea what the future would bring, which I guess is always true of everyone all the time." (Season 21 episode The Color Yellow)

  • 1864

    • May

      • May 21, 1864
        • 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)

  • 1865

    • April

      • April 14, 1865
        • Homer's daydream: Homer yells, "Duck, Mr. Lincoln!", saving him from being assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. (Season 15 episode Today I am a Clown)

  • 1919

    • September

      • September 3, 1919
        • 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

    • August

      • August 1, 1921
        • Date of birth on Springfield resident Ralph Melish's driver's license. (Season 2 episode Principal Charming)

  • 1928

    • February

      • February 27, 1928
        • Birth Date on Homer's mother's fake Tennessee License, under the name Muddy Mae Suggins. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

  • 1929

    • March

      • March 15, 1929
        • Birth Date on Homer's mother Mona Simpson's Wisconsin Class D Operator's License. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

  • 1931

    • May

      • May 5, 1931
        • Birth Date on Homer's mother's fake Missouri Class D Operator's License, under the name Mona Stevens. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

  • 1933

    • July

      • July 18, 1933
        • Birth Date on Homer's mother's fake Ohio Driver's License, under the name Penelope Olsen. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

    • October

      • October 18, 1933
        • One of two Birth Dates on Homer's mother's fake Alaska Class D License, under the name Martha Stewart. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

  • 1934

    • November

      • November 26, 1934
        • One of two Birth Dates on Homer's mother's fake Alaska Class D License, under the name Martha Stewart. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

  • 1936

    • November

      • November 19, 1936
        • Date of Springfield Shopper headline: Woman Weds Ape. (Season 4 episode Treehouse of Horror III - segment: King Homer)

  • 1938

    • October

      • October 31, 1938
        • Orson Welles' broadcasts his War of the Worlds radio program hoax, which drives the citizens of Springfield crazy, destroying their town, shortly before real aliens actually attack. (Season 18 episode Treehouse of Horror XVII - segment The Day the Earth Looked Stupid)

  • 1948

    • August

      • August 2, 1948
        • Date of Birth on Homer's fake ID, with the name Brian McGee. (Season 4 episode Duffless)

  • 1956

    • May

      • May 12, 1956
        • 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

    • July

      • July 13, 1958
        • Date of Birth on Kearney's fake ID, under the name Charles Norwood. (Season 7 episode Much Apu About Nothing)

  • 1961

    • August

      • August 2, 1961
        • Date of Birth on Hans Moleman's driver's license. (Season 4 episode Selma's Choice)

  • 1962

    • January

      • January 9, 1962
        • Date of Birth on Apu's fake passport he buys from the mob. (Season 7 episode Much Apu About Nothing)

  • 1963

    • January

      • January 18, 1963
        • Otto's birthday, as listed on his new probationary driver's license. (Season 3 episode The Otto Show)

    • February

      • February 19, 1963
        • Krusty the Clown begins his television career. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)

    • November

      • November 22, 1963
        • Homer's daydream: Homer and Abraham Lincoln beat up Lee Harvey Oswald in the Texas book depository building before he can assassinate JFK. (Season 15 episode Today I am a Clown)

  • 1966

    • December

      • December 12, 1966
        • 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)

  • 1969

    • February

      • February 14, 1969
        • While serving in Da Nang, Principal Skinner's fellow soldier Johnny is killed. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)

    • July

      • July 20, 1969
        • While everyone else is watching the moon landing, Homer has been sent to his room, where he is listening to the song "Yummy, Yummy, Yummy, I Got Love in My Tummy" by the Ohio Express.

    • August

      • August 18, 1969
        • Homer's mother drags Abe to what he calls the Godforsaken love fest known as Woodstock, where Abe boos Jimi Hendrix, and little homer tries to groove. (Season 10 episode D'oh-In' in the Wind)

    • December

      • December 31, 1969
        • Homer's mother's old hippie commune Groovy Grove Natural Farms residents Seth and Munchie sell their freak bus. Also the day the 60s ended. Literally. (Season 10 episode D'oh-In' in the Wind)

  • 1970

    • February

      • February 11, 1970
        • Birthdate on the fake ID Bart makes for himself at the D.M.V. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

  • 1974

    • January

      • January 8, 1974
        • 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)

  • 1986

    • October

      • October 28, 1986
        • The Be Sharps perform at the centennial of the Statue of Liberty in New York City. (Season 5 episode Homer's Barbershop Quartet)

  • 1989

    • February

      • February 6, 1989
        • Date the ham expired that Apu sells to Homer and makes him sick. (Season 5 episode Homer and Apu)

    • June

      • June 4, 1989
        • Apparently there was no Tiananmen Square Massacre, at least according to a sign the Simpsons see when they travel to China.

    • December

      • December 24, 1989
        • Homer bets on Santa's Little Helper at Springfield Downs. When he loses, Homer and Bart take him home with them. (Season 1 episode Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire)

  • 1991

    • March

      • March 15, 1991
        • Date of journal entry in Homer's daydream about following his dream of living in the woods and keeping a journal of his thoughts: I wish I brought a TV. Oh God, how I miss TV. (Season 4 episode Marge Gets a Job)

    • June

      • June 12, 1991
        • The last day of school for the year at Springfield Elementary. (Season 4 episode Kamp Krusty)

    • October

      • October 18, 1991
        • Mr. Burns sells the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant to the German consortium Zwei Reihe Typen, Inc. for $100,000,000. (Season 3 episode Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk)

      • October 24, 1991
        • Issue Date on Homer's mother's fake Tennessee License, under the name Muddy Mae Suggins. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

    • November

      • November 12, 1991
        • Date of the Springfield Elementary School talent show, marked on the Miss Atomic Pile calendar on the wall in Homer's office at the nuclear power plant. (Season 3 episode Lisa's Pony)

  • 1992

    • February

      • February 14, 1992
        • Lisa gives Ralph a Valentine's Day card. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)

      • February 15, 1992
        • Only 4 days until Krusty's 29th Anniversary show. Krusty shows an old clip of a urine monkey. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)

      • February 16, 1992
        • Ralph gives Lisa tickets to Krusty's anniversary show. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)

      • February 19, 1992
        • Krusty's 29th Anniversary Show. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)

    • April

      • April 1, 1992
        • Bart, angered by Homer's numerous April Fools' Day tricks, attempts to get even by shaking up a can of Duff beer in a paint shaker, sending Homer to the hospital. (Season 4 episode So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show)

    • May

      • May 10, 1992
        • Whacking Day, a local holiday that was called distasteful and puerile by a panel of hillbillies. In a tradition that dates back to founding father Jebediah Springfield, every May 10th, local residents gather to drive snakes into the center of town and whack them to snake heaven. (Season 4 episode Whacking Day)

      • May 16, 1992
        • Homer wakes up from a coma after 7 weeks, after opening the can of Duff beer that Bart shook up in a paint shaker on April Fools' Day. Thinking it's still April 1st, he tells the family he's taking them to Hawaii as an April Fools' joke. (Season 4 episode So It's Come to This: A Simpsons Clip Show)

    • August

      • August 1, 1992
        • Expiration date on Springfield resident Ralph Melish's driver's license. (Season 2 episode Principal Charming)

  • 1993

    • January

      • January 23, 1993
        • Issue Date on Homer's mother Mona Simpson's Wisconsin Class D Operator's License. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

    • August

      • August 2, 1993
        • Expiration Date on Hans Moleman's driver's license. (Season 4 episode Selma's Choice)

  • 1995

    • January

      • January 2, 1995
        • 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)

      • January 10, 1995
        • Date of several long distance calls that Bart made on the Simpsons' phone bill. (Season 6 episode Bart vs. Australia)

    • February

      • February 2, 1995
        • Date of the Simpsons' phone bill, with several long distance calls that Bart made. (Season 6 episode Bart vs. Australia)

    • March

      • March 8, 1995
        • In Bart's nightmarish daydream about Christmas time during in Juvenile Hall where the kids each get one horrible gift, Jimbo gets a copy of the March 8th newspaper. (Season 7 episode Marge Be Not Proud)

    • April

      • April 1, 1995
        • Day one of Bart trying to get through 3 months without seeing Jessica to get her completely out of his system, which he marks on his Itchy & Scratchy calendar. (Season 6 episode Bart's Girlfriend)

      • April 2, 1995
        • Date Bart is shown crossing off on his Itchy & Scratchy calendar in advance, marking the 3 months he has to get through without seeing Jessica to get her completely out of his system. (Season 6 episode Bart's Girlfriend)

      • April 30, 1995
        • Bart crosses off the dates in the month of April on his Itchy & Scratchy calendar in advance, marking the 3 months he has to get through without seeing Jessica to get her completely out of his system. He crosses off the impossible date of April 31st, as April only has 30 days. (Season 6 episode Bart's Girlfriend)

    • May

      • May 15, 1995
        • Date Bart is shown crossing off on his Itchy & Scratchy calendar in advance, marking the 3 months he has to get through without seeing Jessica to get her completely out of his system. (Season 6 episode Bart's Girlfriend)

    • June

      • June 30, 1995
        • Date Bart is shown crossing off on his Itchy & Scratchy calendar in advance, marking the 3 months he has to get through without seeing Jessica to get her completely out of his system. (Season 6 episode Bart's Girlfriend)

    • July

      • July 17, 1995
        • Homer was supposed to finish painting the garage. (Season 10 episode Mom and Pop Art)

    • November

      • November 25, 1995
        • Date of the Air Show at the U.S. Air Force Base where Sideshow Bob escapes. (Season 7 episode Sideshow Bob's Last Gleamings)

    • December

      • December 21, 1995
        • Bart gets caught shoplifting the new Bonestorm video game from Try-N-Save. (Season 7 episode Marge Be Not Proud)

      • December 25, 1995
        • Springfield discount store Try-N-Save is open. "In honor of the birth of our savior, Try-N-Save is open all day Christmas." (Season 7 episode Marge Be Not Proud)

  • 1996

    • January

      • January 3, 1996
        • Bart writes a check to Lisa for 1 cents and no cents. (Season 7 episode Bart the Fink)

      • January 4, 1996
        • Bart writes a check to Jimbo Jones for one dollar and no cents. (Season 7 episode Bart the Fink)

      • January 5, 1996
        • Bart writes a check to Kwik-E-Mart for 25 cents and no cents. (Season 7 episode Bart the Fink)

      • January 6, 1996
        • Bart writes a check to Jimbo Jones for 75 cents and no cents. (Season 7 episode Bart the Fink)

      • January 28, 1996
        • Date on check on the wall at the Sea Captain's restaurant, from Rory B. Bellows, also known as Krusty the Clown, to H. Pete for $13.67. (Season 7 episode Bart the Fink)

    • March

      • March 7, 1996
        • Date on $8 billion check from Itchy and Scratchy Studios to Chester J. Lampwick for "Restitution". (Season 7 episode The Day the Violence Died)

    • April

      • April 12, 1996
        • Principal Skinner declares Friday "Go To Work With Your Parents Day" in order to avoid paying the exorbitant cost to change the date on his SkyAmeriWestica ticket to Hong Kong, where he travels for Spring Break. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 13, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 14, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 15, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 16, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 17, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 18, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 19, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

      • April 20, 1996
        • Principal Skinner spends Spring Break in Hong Kong. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)

    • May

      • May 12, 1996
        • Homer Simpson's driver's license that a judge voids for driving home drunk from the Duff Brewery Tour expires on May 12, 1996. (Season 4 episode Duffless)

    • June

      • June 24, 1996
        • Expiration Date on Homer's mother's fake Tennessee License, under the name Muddy Mae Suggins. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

    • July

      • July 4, 1996
        • The Simpson family celebrates the 4th of July holiday in Little Pwagmattasquarmsettport. (Season 7 episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2)

      • July 5, 1996
        • The Simpson family attend a carnival in Little Pwagmattasquarmsettport. (Season 7 episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2)

      • July 6, 1996
        • The Simpson family leaves Little Pwagmattasquarmsettport and heads home to Springfield, their car still decorated with seashells by Lisa's new friends. (Season 7 episode Summer of 4 Ft. 2)

      • July 18, 1996
        • Expiration Date on Homer's mother's fake Ohio Driver's License, under the name Penelope Olsen. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

    • November

      • November 3, 1996
        • Homer Simpson fights Boxcar Fred in Springfield. (Season 8 episode The Homer They Fall)

    • December

      • December 1, 1996
        • Date of the buy-out check to Marge from The Investorettes for $500. (Season 8 episode The Twisted World of Marge Simpson)

  • 1997

    • January

      • January 9, 1997
        • Expiration Date on Homer's mother Mona Simpson's Wisconsin Class D Operator's License. (Season 7 episode Mother Simpson)

    • March

      • March 14, 1997
        • The Mountain Music Festival takes place March 14-18 on Mt. Useful in Springfield, a strategic granite reserve. (Season 8 episode Mountain of Madness)

      • March 18, 1997
        • The Mountain Music Festival takes place March 14-18 on Mt. Useful in Springfield, a strategic granite reserve. (Season 8 episode Mountain of Madness)

    • December

      • December 24, 1997
        • Homer and Marge visit Try-N-Save to buy Christmas gift for the kids. (Season 9 episode Miracle on Evergreen Terrace)

      • December 25, 1997
        • When Bart accidentally causes a fire that engulfs and melts the family's plastic Christmas tree and presents, he hides the evidence in the snow. When the family comes downstairs to find the tree and presents gone, Bart makes up a story about how he caught a burglar taking off with their tree and presents. (Season 9 episode Miracle on Evergreen Terrace)

      • December 31, 1997
        • Springfield celebrates New Year's Eve with a faulty ball drop in the town store. (Season 9 episode Trouble with Trillions)

  • 1998

    • January

      • January 1, 1998
        • Ned Flanders pays his taxes, while the rest of the town waits until the last possible minute, all showing up at the Springfield Post Office at 10pm on Tax Day, April 15. (Season 9 episode Trouble with Trillions)

    • April

      • April 15, 1998
        • While Ned Flanders paid his taxes on the first day of the new year, the rest of the town waits until the last possible minute, all showing up at the Springfield Post Office at 10pm on Tax Day. (Season 9 episode Trouble with Trillions)

  • 1999

    • January

      • January 31, 1999
        • Homer and a new friend, Wally Kogen, take several Springfield citizens to Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami. However, they are locked in a detention cell after their tickets are discovered to be counterfeit. (Season 10 episode Sunday, Cruddy Sunday)

    • December

      • December 3, 1999
        • Date on Bart's MoneyBank credit card in the name Santos L. Halper, inspired by his dog Santa's Little Helper. (Season 8 episode The Canine Mutiny)

      • December 24, 1999
        • Homer, Bart and Lisa steal all the Funzo toys from their neighbors, take them to the Springfield Tire Fire and burn them. (Season 11 episode Grift of the Magi)

      • December 31, 1999
        • Dick Clark hosts Springfield Rockin' Eve in Springfield, featuring Whitesnake, Poison, or Ratt. Segment Life's a Glitch, Then You Die. (Season 11 episode Treehouse of Horror X)

  • 2000

    • February

      • February 17, 2000
        • The staff of PBS try to kill Homer. However, Reverend Lovejoy stows him away on a plane to the South Pacific to become a missionary. (Season 11 episode Missionary: Impossible)

    • April

      • April 30, 2000
        • When Lisa Simpson and her Mensa friends, also known as The Council of Alphas, run the town of Springfield after Mayor Quimby abdicates his position, Principal Skinner's Transportation Project not only gets the town's trains running on time, he gets them running on metric time. Apparently another project of theirs changes how they are calculating time, because he mentions the impossible date of April 47th. Principal Skinner: "Remember this moment, people… 80 past 2:00 on April 47th. It's the dawn of an enlightened Springfield." (Season 10 episode They Saved Lisa's Brain)
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