Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1856

Writer L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz) born in Chittenango, New York.

1886
Poet Emily Dickinson died in Amherst, Massachusetts, having not left home since 1865.

1890
Writer Katherine Anne Porter born Indian Creek, Texas.

1930

Artist Jasper Johns was born Augusta, Georgia.

Photographer Richard Avedon born in New York.

1942
Joe DiMaggio began his major-league baseball record 56 game hitting streak.

1948
Musician Brian Peter George St. Jean le Baptiste de la Salle Eno born in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England.

1963

The final Mercury mission, Mercury-Atlas 9 with astronaut Gordon Cooper is launched.

1972
Arthur Bremer shoots Alabama Govenor George Wallace in a Maryland shopping mall.



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