Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1638
Louis XIV [Sun King] King of France born.

1793
The French National Convention initiates the
Reign of Terror begins during the French Revolution.

1847

Outlaw Jesse James born in Centerville, Missouri (later renamed Kearney).

1877
Sioux leader Crazy Horse was killed by a soldier in prison while he was supposedly offering resistance.

1905
Journalist and author Arthur Koestler(Darkness at Noon) born in Budapest, Hungary

1912
Modern American composer John Cage born in Los Angeles.

1921
Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle party in San Francisco ends with the death of the young actress Virginia Rappe.

1929
Comedian Bob Newhart (Bob Newhart Show) born Oak Park, Illinois.

1940
Actress Raquel Welch born in Chicago.

1942
Film director Werner Herzog (Fitzcaraldo) born in Munich, Germany.

1945
Singer Al Stewart (The Year of the Cat) born in Glasgow Scotland.

1946
Queen singer Freddie Mercury (Bohemian Rhapsody) born in Zanzibar.

1951 Actor
Michael Keaton (Batman Returns) born in Forest Grove, Pennsylvania.

1957
Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" was first published.

1972
Arab guerrillas attacked the Israeli delegation at the Munich Olympic games.
Eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team, five guerrillas, and a police officer were killed in the siege.

1975
Lyentte "Squeaky" Fromme, a disciple of Charles Manson, attempted to kill President Gerald Ford in Sacramento.



Today from Chamber's Book of Days


French Republican Calendar
Fructidor 19 Tagette