Six of Wands
Today is Day 38 of 2023
In Florence, Italy, the bonfire of the vanities occurs when supporters of Girolamo Savonarola burn thousands of objects that were believed to lead one into sin like cosmetics, art, and books.
Devil at the Red Bull theatre, playwright, theatre company manager, exorcism witness, wit and jester Thomas Killigrew born in London, England.
Novelist Charles Dickens ( The Pickwick Papers) born in Portsmouth, England.
Writer Laura Ingalls Wilder (Little House in the Big Woods) born in Pepin, Wisconsin.
Jazz great Eubie Blake born in Baltimore, Maryland.
Writer Sinclair Lewis (Main Street) born in Sauk Center, Minnesota.
Folk musician Dock Boggs born in Norton, Virginia.
Actor and swimmer Buster Crabbe (Flash Gordon) born in Oakland, California.
Crabbe won the 1932 Olympic gold medal for 400-meter freestyle swimming.
Author Gay Talese (Honor Thy Father) born in Ocean City, New Jersey.
Walt Disney Animation Studios premieres Pinocchio.
This is the studios second full length animated film.
The Beatles arrive at New York's Kennedy Airport for their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
Cassius Clay becomes a Muslim adopting the name Muhammad Ali.
XIV Winter Olympics open in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
The Dissolution of the Soviet Union finds the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party giving up its monopoly power.
XVIII Winter Olympics open in Nagano, Japan.
Black Saturday Bush fires begin in Victoria, Australia
This was the worst natural disaster in Australia's history.
Super Bowl XLIV - New Orleans Saints beat the Indianapolis Colts 31 to 17 in Miami.
XXII Winter Olympics open in Sochi, Russia.
Super Bowl XLIV - The Tampa Bay Bucaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31 to 9 in Tampa Bay, Florida.
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