December 6th in History

Everglades National Park is dedicated! In other news, the US outlaws slavery, London becomes the first city to license taxicabs, and Hells Angels handle security at the Altamont Speedway. It's the birthday of Baby Face Nelson, Dave Brubeck, Richard Speck, and Ryan White; Jefferson Davis, Honus Wagner, and Roy Orbison died. Happy Microwave Oven Day!

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January 1st in History

Happy New Year! In other news, the Emancipation Proclamation takes effect, Alcatraz becomes a prison, and the Euro goes into effect!

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January 2nd in History

US speed limits drop to 55! Barry Goldwater, Isaac Asimov, and Jim Bakker are born; Alan "Skipper" Hale Jr., Frank Kelly Freas, and Anne Francis die. Happy Nyinlong!

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January 3rd in History

Apple is incorporated and the last Peanuts strip appears. Cicero, J. R. R. Tolkien, Victor Borge, and Stephen Stills are born; Jack Ruby, Conrad Hilton, and Phil Everly die. Happy Tenth Day of Christmas!

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