Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1492
Christopher Columbus flotilla comprised of the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria, set sail from the Spanish port of Palos de la Frontera in search of India.

1852
The first Boat Race between Yale and Harvard occurs.
Harvard Wins.
Marks the first American intercollegiate athletic event.

1909
Writer Walter Van Tilburg Clark (Ox-Bow Incident) born in East Orland, Maine.

1921
Poet Hayden Carruth born in Waterbury, Connecticut.

1924
Writer Leon Uris(Exodus) born in Baltimore, Maryland.

1926
Singer Tony Bennett born in Astoria, New York.

1936

Jesse Owens wins the 100 meter dash.
The first of four gold medals at the Berlin Olympics.

1941
Publisher and writer, Martha Stewart born in Jersey City, New Jersey.

1958
The nuclear submarine USS Nautilus completes the first submerged ttansit of the North Pole.

1966

Comedian
Lenny Bruce dies from a morphine overdose in his Hollywood Hills home.



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