Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1647
Ashcah Young , the first person to be condemned as a witch in America, was hanged for using foreign herbs to cure her neighbors.

1886
Entertainer Al Jolson born in Seredzius, Lithuania.

1895
Photographer Dorothea Lange born in Hoboken, New Jersey.

1897
Dracula by Bram Stoker is published.

1907
Actor John Wayne (Marion Morrison) born in Winterset, Iowa.

1908
William Knox D'Arcy's crew hits oil for the first time in the Middle East.

1913
English actor Peter Cushing (Dracula) born Kenley, England.

1916
Composer, musician and poet, Moondog born in Marysville, Kansas.

1926

Jazz coolster Miles Davis born Alton, Illinois.

1937

San Francisco Bay's Golden Gate Bridge opened.

1940
Singer-songwriter Levon Helm born in Elaine, Arkansas.

1963
Poet and translator, Simon Armitage born in Huddersfield, England.

1986

The European Community adopts the European flag.



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