Tag: Circus

If it’s Tuesday, it may be raining

Without promotion, something terrible happens… nothing! American politician, showman, and businessman, Phineas Taylor “P.T.” Barnum was born on this day in 1810 (died 1891). I never wanted to run away and join the circus. For one thing, I don’t do heights. For another, I didn’t grow up going to the circus at the Coliseum. The …

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Not My Circus, Not My Monkeys

On this day in 1884, the Ringling Brothers Circus premiered in Baraboo, Wisconsin.  In 1907 Ringling acquired the Barnum & Bailey Circus and merged the two in 1919 to become Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus, otherwise known as The Greatest Show on Earth. From what I understand, the phrase “Not my circus, not my …

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