ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY.

ON THIS DAY in 563 B.C., Thespis became the first Greek actor to portray a fictional character on stage. Before that time, actors had appeared only as themselves, making pre-Thespian Greek drama the dullest form of entertainment known to mankind until the invention of the modern reality show.

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