Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1199
Richard I is wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France.

1908
Film director David Lean (Lawrence of Arabia) born Croydon, England.

1918
Sports journalistHoward Cosell born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1925
Author Flannery O'Connor (Wise Blood) born in Savannah, Georgia.

1934
American journalist and activist Gloria Steinem born in Toledo, Ohio.

1942

Soul sister Number One Aretha Franklin born in Memphis Tennessee.

1947
Rocker Elton John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight) born in Pinner, England.

1969

John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel during their honeymoon.

1975
King Faisal of Saudi Arabia is shot and killed by his nephew.



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