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Today is Day 23 of 2023

The first recorded assassination by firearm occurs when James Hamilton fired a shot at James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, the regent for the infant King James VI, in Linlithgow, Scotland.

French writer Stendhal born Marie-Henri Beyle in Grenoble, France.


The HMS Bounty is burned in Bounty Bay by mutineers to avoid detection.
Bounty Day is now celebrated on Pitcairn Island in commemoration of the event.


French impressionist painter Edouard Manet born Paris.


Cartoonist George McManus (Bringing Up Father) born in St. Louis, Mo.

Jazz guitarist Django Reinhard born in Liberchies, Belgium.

TV comedian Ernie Kovacs born in Trenton, New, Jersey.

West Indian poet/playwright Derek Walcott born in Castries, Saint Lucia.

USS Pueblo was seized by North Korean forces, who claimed that it had violated their territorial waters.

Photographer Helmut Newton killed when his car sped out of control and hit a wall in the driveway of the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles, California.

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My neighbors RV parked in the sunset on January 2023
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"What's fur ye will no go by ye." ~ Scottish Proverb


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