Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1859
In San Francisco, Joshua A. Norton declares himself "Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico."

1862
Battle of Antietam bloodiest day of the American Civil War

1883
Poet/physician William Carlos Williams born in Rutherford, New Jersey.

1923

Country singer/songwriter
Hank Williams (I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry) born in Butler County, Alabama.

1935
Author Ken Kesey (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) born in La Junta, Colorado.

1947
Editorial cartoonist Jeff MacNelly born in New York City.

1954
William Golding's first novel, The Lord of the Flies, published.

1963
The Fugitive premiered on ABC-TV.

1988

The
XXIV Summer Olympics begin in Seoul, South Korea.



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