This Day in History

June 24th in History

Napoleon invades Russia and UFOs are sighted near Mt. Rainier! Saints John of Capistrano and John of the Cross are born, along with Ambrose Bierce, Jack Dempsey, and Mick Fleetwood. Lucrezia Borgia, Grover Cleveland, Jackie Gleason, and Lonesome George the tortoise die. Happy Jonsmessa!

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Quote of the Day

"Egotist, n. A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me."

Ambrose Bierce, author of The Devil's Dictionary born June 24, 1842