St. Joseph's Day
The swallows traditionally come back to the California village church of San Juan Capistrano
Explorer, translator, and orientalist Sir Richard Burton born in Torquay, Devon, England.
Lawman and gunfighter Wyatt Earp born in Monmouth, Illinois.
He took part in the Gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona.
Writer Philip Roth (Portnoy's Complaint) born in Newark, New Jersey.
Actress Ursula Andress (Dr No) born in Ostermundigen, Switzerland.
Pool player Willie Mosconi set a world record by running 526 consecutive balls without a miss during a straight pool exhibition at East High Billiard Club in Springfield, Ohio.
Bob Dylan releases his first album, the self-titled Bob Dylan, on Columbia Records label.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Ventôse 29 Frêne