Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1040
Macbeth murders Duncan.

1851
Gambler and gunfighter John Henry 'Doc' Holliday born in Griffin, Georgia.
Usually remembered for his association with Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the OK Corral.

1863
Poet Ernest Thayer (Casey at the Bat

1867
Author and playwright a John Galsworthy (The Forsyte Saga) born in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.

1901
Possibly, the first heavier-than-air powered flight occurred by Gustave Whitehead in his Number 21.

1923
Felix the Cat debuts in a Sunday comic strip.

1935
Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act.

1945
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VJ Day - The Japanese surrender ending World War II.
The newswires carried the headline, "Japan Surrenders".
In Japan, Emperor Hirohito announces his unconditional surrender to Allied forces over the radio.
This is the first time the Japanese people have heard the so called "Voice of the Crane".

1945
Comedy writer, comedian, actor Steve Martin, born in Waco, Texas.

1950
Cartoonist Gary Larson (The Far Side) born in Tacoma, Washington.

1960
Soprano Sarah Brightman (Phantom of the Opera) born in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, England.

1969
The “Miracle” Mets comeback begins on this day when they are 9-1/2 games behind the league-leading Chicago Cubs



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