Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1819

Queen Victoria born in London.

1840
Samuel Morse sends message "What hath God wrought" in Morse Code from Washington to Baltimore.

1869
First exploration of the Grand Canyon by John Wesley Powell begins.

1883
Brooklyn Bridge opened.

1911
Colorado's Mesa Verde National Park opened.

1929
Marx Brothers film début in The Cocoanuts.

1940
Poet Joseph Brodsky born in Leningrad, Soviet Union.

1941

Singer/songwriter Bob Dylan born in Duluth, Minnesota.

1963

Astronaut Scott Carpenter orbits the Earth three times in the Aurora 7 space capsule.

1940
Author Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay) born in Washington, D. C.



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