Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1473
Astronomer Nicholas Copernicus born in Torun, Poland.

1847
The first rescue party reached the Donner Party.

1878
The phonograph was patented by Thomas Edison.

1896
Surrealist André Breton born in Tinchebray, France.

1911
Actress Merle Oberon born in Tasmania, Australia.

1917

Author Carson McCullers (The Heart is a Lonely Hunter) born in Columbus, Georgia.

1924
Actor Lee Marvin (Cat Ballou) born in New York City.

1940
Singer Smokey Robinson born in Detroit, Michigan.

1949
Poet Ezra Pound is awarded the first Bollingen Prize in poetry by the Bollingen Foundation.

1943
Singer Lou Christie is born in Glenwillard, Pennsylvania.

1947
Malcolm Lowry's Under the Volcano was published.

1964
Beatlemania - England flies one ton of Beatle wigs to US.

Paul Simon writes The Sounds of Silence.



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