Historical Day

  • 1600 - Giordano Bruno burned in Rome as a heretic
  • 1854 - British recognize independence of Orange Free State (South Africa)
  • 1870 - Mississippi readmitted to U.S. after Civil War
  • 1876 - Sardines were 1st canned - in Eastport - Maine
  • 1878 - 1st telephone exchange in SF opens with 18 phones
  • 1908 - Geronimo - Apache hero - dies (birth date unknown)


Famous Birthday

  • 1723 - Tobias Mayer, "method of lunars" for longitude determination
  • 1774 - Raphael Peale, American painter
  • 1781 - Ren‚-Th‚ophile-Hyacinthe Laennec, invented stethoscope
  • 1844 - A Montgomery Ward, found mail-order a nice business
  • 1857 - Samuel Sidney McClure, Irish-American newspaper editor & publisher
  • 1874 - Thomas J. Watson Sr., founder of IBM
  • 1888 - Otto Stern, physicist (Nobel 1943)
  • 1902 - Marian Anderson, operatic contralto
  • 1908 - Red (Walter L) Barber, sports announcer
  • 1924 - Margaret Truman, daughter of Harry S
  • 1925 - Hal Holbrook, actor
  • 1929 - Chaim Potok, novelist
  • 1934 - Alan Bates, actor (Zorba the Greek)
  • 1936 - Jim Brown, NFL fullback (Cleveland Browns)
  • 1942 - Huey Newton, Black Panther leader
  • 1945 - Pat Morrow, in Los Angeles - Peyton Place
  • 1947 - Dodie Stevens,

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