Happy Great Disappointment Day

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Disappointing. We almost forgot to mark the 168th year since October 22, 1844. Because Great Disappointment Day is a memorial to missing an event—either literal or figurative—almost forgetting it is perhaps a proper element of its remembrance. Here's to the worst all-nighter of all times, time, and half a time!

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://spectrummagazine.org/node/4829