Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1559

Queen Elizabeth I crowned at Westminster Abbey in London.
Bags of cats are burned during the coronation for good luck.
Thus begins the Elizabethan era.

1622
French playwright Molière born in Paris.

1891
Russian poet Osip Mandelstam born in Warsaw, Poland.

1909
Jazz drummer Gene Krupa born Chicago.

1929
Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. born in Atlanta, Georgia.

1941
Artist/musician Captain Beefheart (nee Don Van Vliet) born in Glendale, California.

1948

Jean Cocteau's movie “Beauty & the Beast” is released in the US.

1949
The body of Elizabeth Short known as the Black Dahlia was found in Leimert Park Los Angeles.

1967

Super Bowl I played. Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 in the Los Angeles Coliseum.
This event only became known as the Super Bowl after the game was played.

1978

Super Bowl XII - Cowboys beat the Broncos 27-10 in New Orleans Superdome.

2001

The English Wikipedia, a wiki-based free content encyclopedia, was officially launched.




Today from Chamber's Book of Days


French Republican Calendar
Nivôse 26 Étain