Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1786
Michel-Gabriel Paccard and Jacques Balmat become the first to ascend Mont Blanc in the Alps.

1804
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven completes his Symphony #3 called Eroica in honour of Napoleon.
He later removed the dedication when Napoleon declared himself Emperor.

1879
Mexican revolutionary hero Emiliano Zapata born in the village of Anenecuilco, Morelos, Mexico.

1896
Writer Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings (The Yearling) born in Washington, D.C.

1908
Wilbur Wright makes his first public flight at a horse race track at Le Mans, France.

1929
The German airship Graf Zeppelin began a round-the-world flight.

1937
Actor Dustin Hoffman (Little Big Man) born in Los Angeles.

1960
"Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini" by Brian Hyland released.

1963
Kingsmen release “Louie, Louie”

1966

Beatles' release their album “Revolver

1969
The Beatles shoot the cover for their “Abbey Road” album outside Abbey Road studios in London.

1974
President Richard Milhous Nixon resigned (effective August 9) in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal.

2008

XXIX Summer Olympics open in Beijing.



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