February 25th in History

Cassius Clay wins the world heavyweight title! In other news, Oregon imposes the first US gasoline tax, Khrushchev denounces Stalin, and Marcos flees the Philippines. It's the birthday of Renoir, Caruso, Zeppo Marx, and Bobby Riggs; RIP Tennessee Williams and Cal Abrams. Happy Kitano Baika-sai!

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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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