Yesterday C-Note's Almanac Tomorrow



1627
Robinson Crusoe born and 32 years later shipwrecked.

1791
Mozart's opera The Magic Flute make its debut in Vienna, Austria.

1888
Jack the Ripper kills his third and fourth victims, two prostitutes named Elizabeth Stride and Catherine Eddowes.

1917
Drummer and bandleader Buddy Rich born in Brooklyn, New York.

1924

Writer Truman Capote (In Cold Blood) born in New Orleans.

1927
Poet W.S. Merwin born in New York.

1935
The Hoover Dam is dedicated.

Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run of the season setting a new record which stood until 1961 when Roger Maris hit 61.

1955

Film star James Dean was killed in a sports-car accident near Cholame, California.



Today from Chamber's Book of Days


French Republican Calendar
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