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Today is Day 216 of 2023

Benedictine monk Dom Perignon invents champagne.

Poet Percy Shelley (Prometheus Unbound) born in Horsham, England.


Mathematician and philosopher John Venn, born in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England.
Noted for developing the Venn diagram, used in the fields of set theory, probability, logic, statistics, and computer science.

Lizzie Borden's father & stepmother were found murdered in Fall River, Massachusetts.


Jazz great Louis Armstrong born in New Orleans.

Singer Helen Kane born in The Bronx, New York City.
She is a possible source for Betty Boop in the comics.

Artist Hedda Sterne born in Bucharest, Romania.

Billboard Hot 100's first number-one song of the Hot 100 was Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson.

Forty-forth President of the US, Barrack Obama born in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Actress Marilyn Monroe dies of acute barbiturate poisoning in Brentwood, California.
A Secular Saint Feast Day at Square One Ranch.

Beatle John Lennon gives an interview where he says that the Beatles are more popular than Jesus Christ.

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Wind break near Carnation, Washington.
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This Day at the New Yorker

You cannot distinguish between a drunken man and a mad man until they have slept. ~ Cuban Proverb


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