Knight of Wands
Today is Day 274 of 2023
King Henry III of England born in Winchester Castle, Hampshire, England.
Queen Mary I of England (known to some as 'Bloody Mary') is crowned in Westminster Abbey.
Louis Untermeyer born in New York City.
He was fourteenth Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.
Yosemite National Park is established.
Ford Model T automobiles goes on sale at a price of $825.
Bonnie Parker, of Bonnie and Clyde fame, born in Rowena, Texas.
Black Sox Scandal World Series begins as a best of nine series.
The White Sox intentionally throw the series to satisfy gamblers.
Thirty-ninth President of the US, Jimmy Carter born in Plains, Georgia.
1930Actor and singer
Richard Harris (Camelot) born in Limerick, Ireland.
Esquire magazine begins publication.
Singer, actress Julie Andrews (Throughly Modern Millie) born in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England.
Sculpter Walter de Maria born in Albany, California.
The People's Republic of China is founded.
Jackie Gleason's The Honeymooners premieres.
New York Yankees Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth's baseball home run record of 60.
Johnny Carson begins hosting the Tonight show on NBC-TV.
The third and final boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier is fought in Quezon City, Philippines.
The fight, known as the Thrilla in Manila, was won by Ali on a technical knockout in the 14th round.
Sony and Phillips introduce the compact disc in Japan.
A man opens fire from the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas killing 58 and injuring 869 during a country music festival on the Las Vegas strip.
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