Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon.
This will mark the beginning of the Great Roman Civil War.
Outlaw and shoe salesman Frank James born in Clay County, Missouri.
Frank was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and a member of the James - Younger Gang.
Florida seceded from the Union.
Poet Robinson Jeffers born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dancer and actor Ray Bolger (the Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz) born in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody dies in Denver, Colorado.
who used to
ride a watersmooth-silver
and break onetwothreefourfive pigeonsjustlikethat
he was a handsome man
and what i want to know is
how do you like your blueeyed boy
- ee cummings
Fritz Lang's film Metropolis premiers.
Poet Philip Levine born in Detroit, Michigan.
He was the Poet Laureate of the United States for 2011–2012.
Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi's comic series The Adventures of Tintin is first published in Belgium.
RCA announces a new 7-inch, 45 rpm phonograph record.
Pornography publisher Al Goldstein (Screw) born in New York City.
Musician Donald Fagen (Steely Dan) born in Passaic, New Jersey.
Porn star Linda Lovelace (Deep Throat) born in New York.
Monologist Spalding Gray goes missing in New York City.
His body would later be found in the East River.
It is believed that Gray threw himself off the side of the Staten Island Ferry.
Singer-songwriter, producer, and actor David Bowie dies in New York City.
A hidden treasure is worth nothing ~ German Proverb