June 3rd in History

Mighty Casey has struck out! In other news, the Duke of Windsor and Wallis Simpson married and the Zoot Suit riots began. It's the birthday of Jefferson Davis, Josephine Baker, Curtis Mayfield, and Anderson Cooper; Johann Strauss, Franz Kafka, Ozzie Nelson, and Jack Kevorkian died. Happy Chimborazo Day!

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January 10th in History

Caesar crosses the Rubicon! Ray "Scarecrow" Bolger, Sal Mineo, Rod Stewart, and Linda Lovelace are born; Buffalo Bill Cody, Dashiell Hammett, Coco Chanel, and David Bowie died. Happy Voodoo Festival!

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January 11th in History

Smoking may be hazardous to your health! In other news, Alabama secedes, the Grand Canyon becomes a national monument, and the designated hitter rule is adopted!

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January 12th in History

Today's birthdays include radio personalities Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh, amazonian Jeff Bezos, and magician Kristin. Distiller Hiram Walker and mystery writer Agatha Christie died.

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