Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1626
English historian and philosopher John Aubrey born in Kington St Michael, Wiltshire, England.

1890
Ukrainian ballet dancer and choreographer Vaslav Nijinsky born in Kiev, Russia.

1894
Coca-Cola sold in bottles for the first time.

1918
Painter Elaine de Kooning born in New York City.

1922

Writer and poet Jack Kerouac (On the Road) born in Lowell, Massachusetts.

1928
Playwright Edward Albee (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) born in Washington, D.C.

1933
♀ Actress Barbara Feldon (Agent 99 in Get Smart) born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

1946
Actress, singer, and dancer Liza Minnelli (Cabaret) born in Hollywood, California.

1948
Singer James Taylor born in Boston.

1952
Poet Naomi Shihab Nye born in St Louis, Missouri.

1953
Writer Carl Hiaasen born in Plantation, Florida.

1970
Writer Dave Eggers (A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius) born in Boston, Massachusetts.

2011
A day after the Tohoku earthquake, a reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts and explodes and releases radioactivity into the atmosphere.



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