Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



630
Emperor Heraclius returns the True Cross, one of the holiest Christian relics, to Jerusalem.

1788
A fire destroys 856 buildings in New Orleans leaving the town in ruins.

1843
Day the Millerites believed was the second coming of Christ.

1902

Blues musician Son House born in Riverton, Mississippi.

1961
The Beatles play the Cavern Club for the first time.

1963
Alcatraz, a federal penitentiary on an island in San Francisco Bay, closes.

1969

Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse-Five published.



Today from Chamber's Book of Days


French Republican Calendar
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