Burns Night - Bard of Caledonia, Robert Burns born in Alloway, Scotland.
Some hae meat and canna eat,
and some wad eat that want it,
but we hae meat and we can eat,
and sae the Lord be thankit.
- The Selkirk Grace attributed to Robert Burns
Writer William Somerset Maugham (Of Human Bondage) born in Paris.
Writer Virginia Woolf (Mrs Dalloway) born London.
Journalist Nellie Bly completes her round-the-world journey in 72 days.
Bluesman Sleepy John Estes born in Ripley, Tennessee.
First Winter Olympics open in Chamonix, France.
Bank robber John Dillinger captured in Tucson, Arizona.
Super Bowl XV - Raiders beat the Eagless 27-10 in the Louisiana Superdome.
Super Bowl XXI - Giants beat the Broncos 39-20 in the Rosebowl in Pasadena.
Super Bowl XXXII - Broncos beat the Packers 31-24 at Qualcomm stadium in San Diego.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Pluviôse 6 Laurier-thym