Today in 1797, haberdasher John Hetherington reportedly walked onto the streets of London wearing the first top hat, which caused so much hubbub that he was arrested and fined for disturbing the peace!
Later this month tens of thousands of people will head to Buñol, Spain for La Tomatina, otherwise known as the world’s largest tomato throwing festival. Also, today is day one of the World Yo Yo Contest in Cleveland, Ohio. But most of all, it's Cool Weird Awesome's 100th episode! Thanks for listening and supporting the show!