Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1605

The first edition Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes is published in Madrid, Spain.

1874
Poet Robert W. Service (The Cremation of Sam Magee) born in Preston, England.

1893
Queen Lilluokalani's Hawaiian regime is overthrown by pineapple tycoon Sanford Dole.

1911
Hall of Fame baseball pitcher "Dizzy" Dean (St. Louis Cardinals) born in Lucas, Arkansas.

1920
18th Amendment - Prohibition, goes into effect

1928
Novelist William Kennedy (Ironweed) born in Albany, New York.

1934
Author Susan Sontag (Notes on "Camp") born in New York.

1935
Race car driver A. J. Foyt born in Houston, Texas.

Crime matriarch Ma Barker meets her maker in a shoot-out with police in Ocklawaha, Florida.

1942
Actress Carole Lombard, wife of Clark Gable, dies in a plane crash outside of Las Vegas along with 21 others on board TWA Flight 3.

1957
The Cavern Club, where the Beatles came to fame, opens in Liverpool.

1959

Singer Sade (Helen Folasade Adu) born in Nigeria.

1972

Super Bowl VI - Cowboys beat the Dolphins 24-3 at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.

1974
Model Kate Moss born in London, England.

1991
US invades Kuwait & Iraq the beginning of Gulf War I .




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