July 17th in History

"Wrong Way" Corrigan takes off, Disneyland opens, and Handel's Water Music premiers! Erle Stanley Gardner, Jimmy Cagney, Phyllis Diller, and David Hasselhoff are born; Adam Smith, Billie Holiday, Ty Cobb, Dizzy Dean, Mickey Spillane, and Walter Cronkite die. Happy World Emoji 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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