Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



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The Praetorian Guards murder Roman Emperor Caligula "Little sandal" and his family.

1776
German author, jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist E. T. A. Hoffmann (The Nutcracker and the Mouse King) born in Königsberg, Prussia.

1848

The California gold rush begins when James W Marshall discovers gold at Sutter's Mill near Sacramento, California.

1862
Author Edith Wharton (Ethan Frome) born in New York.

1915

Painter Robert Motherwell born in Aberdeen, Washington.

1916
Chicago sportscaster legend Jack Brickhouse born in Peoria, Illinois.

1935
The first can of beer produced - Krueger Finest Beer.

1941
Singer/songwriter Neil Diamond born in Brooklyn, New York.

1943
Actress Sharon Tate (The Fearless Vampire Killers) born in Dallas, Texas.

1947
Singer/songwriter Warren Zevon born in Chicago.

1949
Comedian John Belushi born in Chicago.

1955
Former Marine Ira Hayes, member of the raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, dies of exposure to cold and alcohol poisoning after a night of drinking in Bapchule, Arizona

1959
Actress Nastassja Kinski born in Berlin.

1962
Brian Epstein signed a management contract with the Beatles.

1982

Super Bowl XVI - 49er's beat the Bengals 26-21 in the Pontiac Silverdome.



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