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Sunday, January 1st
1912   Kolb Bros. emerged Inner Gorge of Grand Canyon,
1919   J.D Salinger,
1950   Hopalong Cassidy first aired,
1951   J. Petty,
1953   Hank Williams died,
2002   Vienna,


Monday, January 2nd
1777   Escalante Expedition ended Santa Fe,
1901   Robert Marshall,
1936   Roger Miller,
1937   Floyd Dominy first viewed Boulder Dam,
2002   Prague,


Tuesday, January 3rd
1882   Oscar Wilde visited U.S.,
1898   Zasu Pitts,
1945   Steven Stills,
1959   Alaska statehood,


Wednesday, January 4th
1896   Utah statehood,
1924   First auto crossed Sahara Desert,
1965   T.S Eliot died,


Thursday, January 5th
1912   Kolb Bros. at Diamond Creek,
1950   Bob Tiplady,
~   Twelfth Night,


Friday, January 6th
1799   Jebediah Smith,
1842   Clarence King,
1854   Sherlock Holmes,
1878   Carl Sandburg,
1945   Barry Lopez,
~   Nile Fesitval,


Saturday, January 7th
1800   Millard Fillmore,
1811   Earlest reference to Sasquatch footprints,
1891   Zora Neale Hurston,
1975   Ethan Wardwell,
1978   Boll Weevils strike MN,
~   Rock Day,


Sunday, January 8th
1931   Bill Graham,
1935   Elvis Presley,
1940   Little Anthony,


Monday, January 9th
1890   Karel Capek,
1909   First issue of Progressive,
1913   Richard Nixon,
1914   Gypsy Rose Lee,
1915   Fernando Lamas,
1941   Joan Baez,
1967   Dave Matthews,


Tuesday, January 10th
1776   Thomas Paine publ. Common Sense,
1863   1st Subway London,
1887   Robinson Jeffers,
1904   Ray Bolger,
1945   Rod Stewart,
1951   Falling icicle killed man in West Germany,
~   Comefool; be patient. Life is not logic.,


Wednesday, January 11th
1887   Aldo Leopold,
1897   Bernard BeVoto,
1935   Amelia Earhart soloed,
1987   The Drive,
2002   Krakow,


Thursday, January 12th
1876   Jack London,
1907   Tex Ritter,


Friday, January 13th
1834   Horatio Alger,
1901   A. B. Guthrie,
1912   Kolb Bros. emerged from Grand Canyon,
1961   Julia Louis-Dreyfus,


Saturday, January 14th
1741   Benedict Arnold,
1863   First printing of wood pulp paper,
1922   Isaac Walton League,


Sunday, January 15th
1809   Pierre-Joseph Proudhon,
1908   Edward Teller,
1919   30 ft. wall of molasses drowned 21 in Boston,
1929   Martin Luther King Jr.,
1941   Capt. Beefheart,


Monday, January 16th
1874   Robert Service,
1919   Prohibition Amendment,
1928   William Kennedy,
~   Concordia,
~   National Nothing Day,


Tuesday, January 17th
1706   Ben Franklin,
1860   Al Capone,
1860   Anton Chekhov,
1942   Mohammad Ali-Hajl,
2002   Budapest,
~   Benediction of Animals,


Wednesday, January 18th
1782   Daniel Webster,
1882   A.A Milne,
1904   Cary Grant,


Thursday, January 19th
1809   Edgar Allen Poe,
1839   Paul Cezzane,
1939   Phil Everly,
1943   Janis Joplin,
1989   Salvador Dali died,


Friday, January 20th
1896   George Burns,


Saturday, January 21st
1813   J.C. Freemont,
1885   Leadbelly,
1935   Wilderness Society,
1963   Glen Canyon Dam dedicated,
~   St. Agnes Husband Finding Day,


Sunday, January 22nd
1561   Francis Bacon,
1788   Lord Byron,
1789   First novel publ. in America,
1879   Francis Picabia,
1984   Amazon Indians attacked oil crew,
2002   Athens,


Monday, January 23rd
1899   Humphrey Bogart,
1919   Ernie Kovacs,
1974   Alaska pipeline authorized,
1998   The Last Weekend,


Tuesday, January 24th
1848   Gold discovered at Sutter's Mill,
1862   Edith Wharton,
2013   Breccan Hempey,


Wednesday, January 25th


Thursday, January 26th
1885   Khartoum fell,
1926   First TV show,
1929   Jules Freiffer,


Friday, January 27th
1302   Dante exiled from Florence,
1756   Mozart,
1832   Lewis Carroll,
1942   Kate Wolf,


Saturday, January 28th
1873   Colette,
1878   First commercial telephone exchange,
1887   Giant snowflakes fell in Montana,
1957   Patsy Cline recorded Walkin' After Midnight,
1996   PEW died,


Sunday, January 29th
1737   Thomas Paine,
1838   J.D. Rockefeller,
1845   Poe publ. The Raven,
1880   W. C. Fields,
1927   Edward Abbey,
1964   Dr. Strangelove released,


Monday, January 30th
1935   Richard Brautigan,


Tuesday, January 31st
1875   Zane Grey,
1951   First H-bomb tested,
2002   Istanbul,


Wednesday, February 1st
1902   Langston Hughes,
1904   S.J. Perelman,
1935   Water started backing up behind Hoover Dam,
1937   Don Everly,
~   Oimelc,


Thursday, February 2nd
1870   Cardiff Giant revealed as hoax,
1882   James Joyce,
~   Brigid Candlemas,
2011   Sebastian Hempey,
~   Woodchuck Day,


Friday, February 3rd
1874   Gertrude Stein,
1889   Charles Kelly,
1959   Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valens & the Big Bopper died in plane crash,
1971   Carol Turner vanished into Organ Pipe NM leaving only a cryptic note,


Saturday, February 4th
1494   Rabeiais,
1869   Big Bill Haywood,
1894   Richard Wetherill discovered Basket Maker Culture,
1968   Neal Cassidy found dead in Mexico,


Sunday, February 5th
1914   William S. Burroughs,
1936   National Wildlife Federation,
1941   Henson Cargill,


Monday, February 6th
1478   Thomas More,
1911   Ronald Reagan,
1945   Bob Marley,
1971   Golf balls on the moon,
~   Feast of Lanterns,


Tuesday, February 7th
1812   Charles Dickens,
1885   Sinclair Lewis,
1964   Beatles first visited US,
1971   Britt Strobel,
~   Search for Everet Ruess Day,


Wednesday, February 8th
1828   Jules Verne,
1922   Neal Cassidy,
1931   James Dean,
1933   Lucinda Mills strangled by her family during religious ceremony,
2002   Cappadocia,


Thursday, February 9th
1421   1st printing press,


Sunday, December 31st


Thursday, February 9th
1942   Carole King,
1981   Bill Haley died,
1986   Halley's Comet,


Friday, February 10th
1258   Mongols sacked Bagdad,
1889   Bertolt Brecht,
1911   Estelle Shepard,
1946   Donovan,


Saturday, February 11th
1847   Thomas Edison,
1963   Sylvia Plath gassed herself to death,
1981   California Utilities withdrew from Allen-Warner Power Plant,


Sunday, February 12th
1809   Abraham Lincoln,
1809   Charles Darwin,
~   Hecate Day,


Monday, February 13th
1918   Peggy Wardwell,
1933   Blondie & Dagwood married,


Tuesday, February 14th
269   St. Valentine beheaded,
1766   Thomas Malthus,
1859   Oregon Statehood,
1964   Tim Pearson,


Wednesday, February 15th
1564   Galileo,
1820   Susan B. Anthony,
1917   US invaded Mexico,
1931   First movie of Dracula,
1954   Matt Groehning,
~   Lupercalia Wolf Festival,
~   Night of Siva,


Thursday, February 16th
1914   Jimmy Wakely,
1918   Anti-lofing law in NJ,


Friday, February 17th
1817   1st street gas lights,
1876   1st sardine canned,
1909   Geronimo died,
1941   Gene Pitney,
2002   Crete,


Saturday, February 18th
1896   Andre Breton,
1909   Wallace Stegner,
1919   Jack Palance,
1931   Toni Morrison,


Sunday, February 19th
1725   Woman consumed by spontaneous combustion France,
1942   Japanese-American interned,
1946   Karen Silkwood,
1965   Jon Fishman,


Monday, February 20th
1725   First known scalping of Indians by whites,
1834   Oneida community,
1902   Ansel Adams,
1925   Robert Altman,


Tuesday, February 21st
1903   Anais Nin,
1907   W.H. Auden,
1918   Last Carolina Parakeet died,
1965   Malcolm X assassinated,


Wednesday, February 22nd
1630   Popcorn in America,
1732   George Washington,
1900   Luis Buruel,
1917   Jane Bowles,
1925   Edward Gorey,
1979   Jonathon Rock,


Thursday, February 23rd
1633   Samuel Pepys,
1868   W.E.B. DuBois,
1882   Otto Feige,
1940   Woody Guthrie wrote This Land is your Land,


Friday, February 24th
1582   Gregorian calendar first used,
1822   Bluebeard first executed for burning ten of his wives,
2002   Ithaki,


Saturday, February 25th
1901   Zeppo Marx,
1917   Anthony Burgess,
1943   George Harrison,
1953   Vladimir Horowitz at Carnegie Hall,


Sunday, February 26th
1802   Victor Hugo,
19??   Dugout Dick Zimmerman,


Monday, February 27th
1807   Longfellow,
1902   John Steinbeck,
1934   N. Scott Momaday,


Tuesday, February 28th
1533   Montaigne,
1901   Linus Pauling,
1948   Bernadette (Lazzara) Peters,
~   No! No! No! I'll just have a sandwich,
1692   John Byrom (*29th),


Wednesday, March 1st
1927   Harry Belafonte,
1947   Richard Wardwell,
2002   Kathmandu,


Thursday, March 2nd
1901   Forest Service formed,
1904   Ted Geisel,
1923   Doc Watson,


Friday, March 3rd
1911   Jean Harlow,


Saturday, March 4th
1519   Cortez landed in Mexico,
1791   Vermont 14th State,
1888   K. Rockne,


Sunday, March 5th
1770   Boston Massacre begins,
1871   Rosa Luxemborg,
1890   Berick Torsvan (B. Traven),
1948   Leslie Marmon Silko,
1963   Patsy Cline killed in plane crash,


Monday, March 6th
1475   Michelangelo,
1619   Cyrano de Bergerac,
1864   Navajo long walk,
1906   Bob Wills,
1972   Sycamore Canyon Wilderness,
1973   Pigpen died,
1986   Georgia OKeefe died,


Tuesday, March 7th
1876   Telephone patented,
1935   Evert Ruess footprints burros and the word Nemo found,


Wednesday, March 8th
1862   Ned Gordon (last American pirate) hanged,
1953   Jim Rice,
2006   Eddie Fallis,
~   International Women's Day,


Thursday, March 9th
1796   Napolean married Josephine,
1916   Pancho Villa invaded US,
1940   Raul Julia,


Friday, March 10th
1876   1st Telephone transmission,
1918   Heywood Hale Broun,
2002   Thorang Phedi,


Saturday, March 11th
1811   Luddites organize,
1918   Save the Redwoods League,
1955   Pecos Wilderness,
1958   H-bomb accidentally dropped on Mars Bluff SC,
2002   Muktinath,


Sunday, March 12th
1912   Girl Scouts formed,
1922   Jack Kerouac,
1925   Ann Zwinger,


Monday, March 13th
1781   Uranus discovered,


Tuesday, March 14th
1833   Karl Marx died,
1869   Algemon Blackwood,
1879   Albert Einstein,
1922   Colin Fletcher,
1933   Quincy Jones,
1947   Billy Crystal,
1978   Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness,
1989   Edward Abbey died,


Wednesday, March 15th
1820   Maine 23rd State,
1921   Lightning Hopkins,
~   Annual return of buzzard's to Hinkley OH,
~   Ides of March,
44 BC   Caesar assassinated,


Thursday, March 16th
1521   Nicholas Storch,
1802   Army Corps of Engineers,
1942   Jerry Jeff Walker,
1959   Flavor Flav,
1968   My Lai Massacre,


Friday, March 17th
1804   Jim Bridger,
1826   Kenal Community,
1845   Rubber bands invented,
1932   Great Sand Dunes NM,
1956   Woolworth fire Glens Falls NY,
~   St. Patrick's,


Saturday, March 18th
1584   Ivan the Terrible died,
2002   Pokhara,


Sunday, March 19th
1687   LaSalle murdered in Texas,
1821   Sir Richard Burton,
1859   Faust premiers,
1930   Ornette Coleman,


Monday, March 20th
1828   Henrick Ibsen,
1907   Ozzie Nelson,
1909   Navajo NM,
1976   Patty Hearst convicted of armed robbery,


Tuesday, March 21st
1685   J.S. Bach,
1859   First US zoo,
1961   The Beatles first appeared at Cavern Club,
1965   Martin Luther King marched to Montgomey AL,
1981   EF! unfurls symbolic crack at GCD,
2002   Bangkok,


Wednesday, March 22nd
1841   Cornstarch patented,
1891   Chico Marx,
1941   Construction began on Grand Coulee Dam,


Thursday, March 23rd
1775   Give me liberty or give me death. -PH,
1908   Joan Crawford,
1918   Dada Manifesto,
~   Tubilustrium,


Friday, March 24th
1834   John Wesley Powell,
1834   William Morris,
1887   Fatty Arbuckle,
1909   Clyde Barrow,
1970   David Clapp,
1989   Exxon Valdez oil spill,


Saturday, March 25th
1944   British flyer survived 18 000 foot fall,
1942   Aretha Franklin,
2008   Theo Fallis,


Sunday, March 26th
1875   Robert Frost,
1914   Tennessee Williams,
1937   Popeye statue unveiled Crystal City TX Spinach Festival,
1969   Hal Croves' ashes scattered over Chiapas Mexico (B. Traven),


Monday, March 27th
1907   Moon Mulligan,
1909   Luguan Dam became the first on the Colorado River,
1924   Sarah Vaughn,
1964   Alaska earthquake killed 117,


Tuesday, March 28th
1909   Nelson Algren,
1914   Everett Ruess,
1941   Virginia Woolf committed suicide,
1979   Three Mile Island,
~   Taurobolium,


Wednesday, March 29th
1848   Ice jam caused Niagra Falls to dry up,
1916   Eugene McCarthy,
1917   Man O'War,
~   King Ludd's birthday,


Thursday, March 30th
1853   Pencil eraser patented,
1853   Vincent van Gogh,
1867   Russia sold Alaska to US,
1945   Eric Clapton,
2002   Koh Tao,


Friday, March 31st
1895   Vardis Fisher,
1927   Cesar Chavez,
1928   Lefty Frizzell,


Saturday, April 1st
1881   Wallace Berry,
1883   Lon Cheney,
1918   Wobbly Trial Chicago,
1944   Aldo Leopold wrote Thinking Like a Mountain,


Sunday, April 2nd
1725   Cassanova,
1877   1st human shot from a canon,
1947   Emmy Lou Harris,


Monday, April 3rd
1783   Washington Irving,
1837   John Burroughs,
1882   Jesse James killed,
1923   Mary Austin set out from Santa Fe,


Tuesday, April 4th
1913   Muddy Waters,
1968   Martin Luther King assassinated,
1988   AZ Gov Meacham impeached,
2002   Guam,
~   Megalisia Mother Goddess Feast,


Wednesday, April 5th
1614   Pochohontas married,


Thursday, April 6th
1832   Black Hawk War,
1909   Perry may have reached N Pole,
1937   Merle Haggard,


Friday, April 7th
1772   Charles Fournier,
1966   Missing H-bomb found off Spanish coast,
1990   Julian,


Saturday, April 8th
1513   Ponce de Leon discovered Fla,
1885   Norman Clyde,


Sunday, April 9th
1821   Charles Baudelaire,
1889   Newton Drury,
1898   Paul Robeson,
1932   Carl Perkins,


Monday, April 10th
1933   Civilian Conservation Corps,


Tuesday, April 11th
1956   Glen Canyon Dam approved,


Wednesday, April 12th
1932   Tiny Tim,
1954   Rock Around the Clock released,


Thursday, April 13th
1743   Thomas Jefferson,
1866   Butch Cassidy,
1899   Cedric Wright,
1937   Organ Pipe Cactus NM,
1938   Grey Owl died,


Friday, April 14th
1924   Chiricahua NM,
~   Ceres Festival,


Saturday, April 15th
1755   Sam Johnson's Dictionary publ,
1892   1st steamship in Cataract Canyon,
1894   Bessie Smith,
1912   Titanic sunk,
1999   Raoul,


Sunday, April 16th
1844   Anatole France,
1889   Charlie Chaplin,
1935   Fibber McGee & Molly,
1947   Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.,
1974   Amy Rock Wardwell,
1975   Zac Pelleriti,


Monday, April 17th
1854   Benjamin Tucker,
1894   Nikita Krushchev,
1897   Thorton Wilder,
1940   Superstition Wilderness,
1960   Eddie Cochran killed,
1961   Bahia de Cochinos,
2006   Meara Hempey,


Tuesday, April 18th
1775   Paul Revere's ride,
1906   San Francisco Earthquake,
1934   1st laundromat Ft Worth TX,
1936   Autry's Back in the Saddle Again recd,
1974   Matt Hempey,
2002   Vancouver,


Wednesday, April 19th
1775   Shot heard round the world,
1932   Jane Mansfield,
~   Primrose Day,


Thursday, April 20th
1889   Adolf Hitler,
1893   Joan Miro,
1902   Curies disc radium,
1909   Kenneth Rock,
1912   Fenway Park opened,
2016   AEW 1st Fenway game,


Friday, April 21st
1838   John Muir,
1856   JC Van Dyke,
1961   Rolling Stones meet the Beatles,
1974   Charlie Poole,
~   Vinalia Wine Festival,


Saturday, April 22nd
1870   Lenin,
1891   Nicola Sacco,
1937   Jack Nicholson,
1954   McCarthy-ism begins,
1973   Mike Fallis,
~   Earth Day,
~   Egyptian Sniff the Breeze Day,


Sunday, April 23rd
1564   Shakespeare,
1899   Vladimir Nabokov,
1936   Roy Orbison,
1949   Cat leash bill vetoed,
~   Feast of St. Yury,


Monday, April 24th
1452   Leonardo da Vinci,
1800   Library of Congress,


Tuesday, April 25th
1599   Oliver Cromwell,
1908   Edward R. Murrow,
1917   Ella Fitzgerald,
1925   Albert King,
1940   Peter Wild,
1943   LSD invented,


Wednesday, April 26th
1785   John Audubon,
1886   Ma Rainey,
1889   Wittenstein,
1986   Chernobyl nuclear accident,


Thursday, April 27th
1480   Magellan,
1937   Coretta Scott King,
1951   Ace Frehely,
1964   John Muir wilderness,
1980   Mt St Helens erupted,


Friday, April 28th
1789   Mutiny on the Bounty,
1880   Victorio wiped out Cooney NM,
1941   Ann Margaret,
~   Flora lia Feast,


Saturday, April 29th
1899   Duke Ellington,
1913   1st zipper pat,
1941   Susan Flader,
1975   Saigon falls,
1986   Clemens' 1st 20k,
1988   CA Condor egg hatched in captivity,


Sunday, April 30th
1803   Louisiana Purchase,
1877   Alice B. Toklas,
1900   Casey Jones died in train crash,
1929   Johnny Horton,
1933   Willie Nelson,
1941   Mimi Farina,
1945   Hitler committed suicide,
~   Walpurgis Night,


Monday, May 1st
1265   Dante,
1830   Mother Jones,
1857   Theo van Gogh,
1923   Joseph Heller,
1975   Smookey the Bear retired,
2002   Montreal,
~   Beltane Eve May,


Tuesday, May 2nd
1840   Thomas Hardy,
~   Rowan Tree Day,


Wednesday, May 3rd
1469   Machiavelli,
1836   Denis Julien in Hell Roaring Canyon,
1859   Andy Adams,
1890   B. Traven,
1919   Pete Seeger,
1928   Dave Dudley,
1933   James Brown,
2003   Old Man of the Mountain collapsed,
~   Holy Rood Day,


Thursday, May 4th
1967   Waltzing Matilda became Australian Nat. An.,
1970   Kent St massacre,


Friday, May 5th
1818   Karl Marx,
1832   Hubert Bancroft,
1943   Michael Palin,
~   Cinco de Mayo,


Saturday, May 6th
1856   Sigmund Freud,
1877   Crazy Horse surrendered,
1915   Orson Wells,


Sunday, May 7th
1840   Tchaikovsky,
1885   Gabby Hayes,
1901   Gary Cooper,
1915   Luisitania sunk,
1954   Vietenamese overthrow French,


Monday, May 8th
1825   Ashley passed thru Gates of Lodore,
1930   Gary Snyder,
1937   Thomas Pynchon,
1940   Rick Nelson,
1977   Alright! Now we're going to play everybody's favorite fun game: Move Back!,


Tuesday, May 9th
1800   Lemuria,
1933   Hitler burned books in Berlin,


Wednesday, May 10th
1883   Sitting Bull released from prison,
1909   Mother Maybelle Carter,


Thursday, May 11th
1896   Mari Sandoz,
1904   Salvador Dali,
1969   100 lbs of plutonium caught fire at Rocky Flats CO,
1981   Bob Marley died,
2003   Quinn Wardwell,


Friday, May 12th
1921   Farley Mowat,
467 BC   Socrates,


Saturday, May 13th
1907   Daphne du Maurier,
1925   Yogi Berra,
1950   Stevie Wonder,
1976   Kathleen Abbott,


Sunday, May 14th
1804   Lewis & Clark expedition,
1832   War against Black Hawk,
1972   Shiela Hille,


Monday, May 15th
1841   Clarence Dutton,
1900   Sempervirens Club,
1918   Eddy Arnold,


Tuesday, May 16th
1763   Samuel Johnson met Boswell,


Wednesday, May 17th
1942   Taj Mahal,
1963   Page McConnell,
1966   If you only just wouldn't clap so haarrrrd!,
1979   Karen Silkwood heirs won $10mil from Kerr McGee,


Thursday, May 18th
1872   Bertrand Russell,
1919   Nabokov learned to foxtrot,
1980   Mt. St. Helens erupted,
~   Apollon Day,
~   Sugarloaf Chapel Day,


Friday, May 19th
1919   NPCA,
1925   Malcolm Little,
1963   Glen Canyon died,
1972   Shawn Reed,


Saturday, May 20th
1799   Balzac,
1806   John Stuart Mill,
1862   Homestead Act,
1919   Lonesome George Gobel,


Sunday, May 21st
1931   Bob Marshall P.A.,
~   Armed Forces Day,
427 BC   Plato,


Monday, May 22nd
1859   Arthur Conan Doyle,
1871   Powell's 2nd Exp.,
1915   Lassen Peak exploded,
~   Bartender's Day,


Tuesday, May 23rd
1701   Capt. Kidd hanged,
1934   Bonnie & Clyde shot,
~   God of the South born,
~   Vulcan's Day,


Wednesday, May 24th
1844   1st telegraph message,
1941   Robert Zimmerman,
~   What has God wrought?,


Thursday, May 25th
1803   Ralph Waldo Emerson,
1895   Oscar Wilde jailed,
1926   Miles Davis,


Friday, May 26th
1946   Von Neuman file patent for H-bomb,


Saturday, May 27th
1894   Dashiel Hammett,
1907   Rachel Carson,


Sunday, May 28th
1892   Sierra Club,
1910   T-Bone Walker,
1957   Steve Watson,


Monday, May 29th
1736   Patrick Henry,
1903   Bob Hope,
1917   John F. Kennedy,
1956   Cucamonga Wild Area,
1961   Melissa Etheridge,
~   Restoration of the Oak Day,


Tuesday, May 30th
1431   Joan of Arc burned at stake,
1896   1st recorded auto accident,
1972   Manny Ramirez,


Wednesday, May 31st
1797   XYZ affair,
1819   Walt Whitman,
1921   Sacco & Vanzetti trial began,


Thursday, June 1st
1638   1st recorded description of earthquake,
1926   Marilyn Monro,
1934   Ruess Nemo inscription found in Escalante Wilderness,


Friday, June 2nd
1740   Marquis de Sade,
1927   Philip Burton,
1948   Jerry Mathers,


Saturday, June 3rd
1808   Jefferson Davis,
1924   Gila Wilderness,
1926   Allen Ginsberg,
1965   Mike Gordon,
1980   False U.S. nuclear alert,


Sunday, June 4th
1259   Kublai became Khan,
1844   Last Great Auk clubbed to death,
1911   Mitch Miller,
1937   1st shopping carts,


Monday, June 5th
1854   Know Nothing Party,
1878   Pancho Villa,
1943   LA Zoot Suit Riots,
1976   Teton Dam collapsed,


Tuesday, June 6th
1778   Beau Brummell,
1875   Thomas Mann,
1887   Ruth Benedict,
1933   1st drive-in movie,
1949   1984 publ.,


Wednesday, June 7th
1912   Charles Addams,
~   St. Grottschalk Day,


Thursday, June 8th
1906   Antiquities Act,
1923   Bryce Canyon N.P.,


Friday, June 9th


Saturday, June 10th
1682   1st recorded tornado,
1922   Judy Garland,
1928   Maurice Sendak,
1965   Warm Springs Rapid Yampa River,
1974   Jennifer Austin,


Sunday, June 11th
1888   Bartholomeo Vanzetti,


Monday, June 12th
1924   George Bush,
~   Hermes Day,


Tuesday, June 13th
1865   William Butler Yeats,


Wednesday, June 14th
1909   Burl Ives,
1920   Che Guervera,
1951   1st commercial computer Univac,
1957   Georgie White ran Cataract Canyon @ 110000cfs,
1972   Tom Weber,


Thursday, June 15th
1799   Handsome Lake's 1st vision,
1922   Morris Udall,
1924   J.E. Hoover appointed director of FBI,
1937   Waylon Jennings,
1965   Dylan went electric,
1995   Maggie et al get their checks cashed in,


Friday, June 16th
1889   Nelson Doubleday,
1904   Joyce & Barnacle 1st date ,
1904   Stately, plump Buck descends into Leopold's longest day
1895   San Laurel,
1920   ITT incorporated,
1939   Rain of Frogs England,


Saturday, June 17th
1876   Crazy Horse defeated Gen Crook,
1910   Red Foley,
1970   Steph Dolby,
~   Orpheus Day,


Sunday, June 18th
1882   Stravinsky,
1909   Aldo Leopold came to SW,
1948   LP album 1st introduced,


Monday, June 19th
1953   Rosenbergs executed,
551 BC   Confucius,


Tuesday, June 20th
1905   Lillian Hellman,
1910   Krazy Kat,
1916   T. Texas Tyler,
1949   Cyndi Lauper,
1949   Lionel Richie,


Wednesday, June 21st
1882   Rockwell Kent,


Thursday, June 22nd
1856   H Ridder Haggard,
1898   Erich Maria Remarque,
1969   Judy Garland died,


Friday, June 23rd
1860   Secret Service formed,
1944   FDR's last fireside chat,


Saturday, June 24th
1497   Cabot discovered Canada,
1842   Ambrose Bierce,
~   Thunder God born,


Sunday, June 25th
1852   Antonio Gaudi,
1876   Custer died,
1903   George Orwell,


Monday, June 26th
1812   Governor of Mass. declares fast to protest War,
1819   Abner Doubleday,
1943   Georgie Fame,
~   Rathayatra Festival,


Tuesday, June 27th
1869   Emma Goldman,
1905   IWW formed,
1927   Captain Kangaroo,


Wednesday, June 28th
1914   Lester Flatt,
1960    John Elway,
1983   Spillways 1st used at Glen Canyon Dam,
2010    Owen Rock,


Thursday, June 29th
1900   Antoine St.Exupery,


Friday, June 30th
1841   Fish rained down in Boston,
1864   Yosemite State Park,
1908   Siberian Big Bang,
1947   Barbara Wardwell,


Saturday, July 1st
1804   George Sand,
1892   James M. Cain,
1912   David Browner,


Sunday, July 2nd
1961   Ernest Hemingway committed suicide,


Monday, July 3rd
1608   Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec City,
1883   Franz Kafka,
1937   Amelia Earhart disappeared,
1971   Jim Morrison died,
1995   E&Z Kassel,
2013   Bangor Waterphront,


Tuesday, July 4th
1826   Thomas Jefferson & John Adams die,
1845   Thoreau moved to Walden Pond,
1867   Stehen T. Mather,
1900   Louis Armstrong,
1997   Hong Kong handed over by U.K.,
2015   Chitown Southside Final Shakedown,
~   Independence Day,


Wednesday, July 5th
1889   Jean Cocteau,
1946   Bikini invented,


Thursday, July 6th
1953   Nanci Griffith,
2012   Phish SPAClin Rosie,


Friday, July 7th
1860   Gustav Mahler,
1862   Land Grant Act,
1959   Billie Holiday died,


Saturday, July 8th
1970   Beck Hansen,
~   Festival of Hungry Goats,
~   King Strang Day,


Sunday, July 9th
~   Lotus Festival,
1995   Last Dead jam, Soldier Field


Monday, July 10th
1871   Proust,
1891   Best wrecked in Cataract Canyon,
1925   Scopes Monkey Trial,
1943   PAE,


Tuesday, July 11th
1302   Battle of Spurs,
1804   Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton,
1899   E. B. White,
1946   Judy Weber,


Wednesday, July 12th
1817   Henry David Thoreau,
1854   George Eastman,
1873   Frog rain KC,
1904   Pablo Neruda,


Thursday, July 13th
1998   R&B had same thought same time 500 miles away,


Friday, July 14th
1789   Bastille Day,
1881   Billy the Kid shot by Pat Garret,
1899   James Cagney,
1912   Woody Guthrie,
1917   William Eastlake,
1960   Italy predicted the end of the world via U.S. E-bomb,
1976   Matt Weber,


Saturday, July 15th
1606   Rembrandt,
1913   Cowboy Copas,
1940   1st nylon stockings,
1946   Linda Rondstadt,
1951   Catcher in the Rye publ.,


Sunday, July 16th
1935   1st parking meters,
1945   1st atomic bomb explosion,


Monday, July 17th
1869   Powell at confluence of Grand & Green,
1955   Disneyland opened,
~   Trojan Sorrow Fest,


Tuesday, July 18th
64   Rome burned while Nero fiddled,
1???   Fred Tuttle,
1918   Nelson Mandela,
1939   Hunter S. Thompson,
1972   Amy Clapp,


Wednesday, July 19th
1816   Lizzie Borden,
1881   Sitting Bull surrendered,
1970   Duncan Wardwell,


Thursday, July 20th
1890   Theda Bara,
1917   Edward Wardwell,
1938   Diana Rigg,
1969   1st man walks on moon,


Friday, July 21st
1887   Ants rained down on France,
1899   Ernest Hemingway,
1951   Robin Williams,


Saturday, July 22nd
1898   Stephen Vincent Benet,


Sunday, July 23rd
1846   Thoreau jailed,
1888   Raymond Chandler,
1940   John Nichols,
1980   River of No Return Wilderness,


Monday, July 24th
1869   Powell in depths of Cataract Canyon,
1878   Lord Dunsany,


Tuesday, July 25th
1850   Frogs rained down in India,
1870   Maxfield Parrish,
1902   Frank Waters,
1924   Frank Church,
1948   Steve Goodman,
1965   Electric Dylan @ Newport,
1967   Das Kapital publ.,


Wednesday, July 26th
1796   George Catlin,
1894   Aldous Huxley,
1895   Robert Graves,
1928   Stanley Kubrick,


Thursday, July 27th
1940   Bugs Bunny,


Friday, July 28th
1859   1st oil well drilled,
1869   Powell names Dirty Devil River,
1909   Malcolm Lowry,
1946   Jonathon Edwards,


Saturday, July 29th
1776   Dominguez-Escalante Exp,
1870   1st paved road,
1890   Vincent Van Gogh committed suicide,


Sunday, July 30th
1818   Emily Bronte,
1838   Rain of Frogs London,
1857   Thorstein Veblen,
1891   Casey Stengel,
1978   Melissa Sanders,


Monday, July 31st
1837   Quantrill,
1845   Saxaphone invented,
1921   Rain of frogs in CT,


Tuesday, August 1st
1819   Herman Melville,
1869   Powell named Music Temple Glen Canyon,
1903   Paul Horgan,
1917   Frank Little lynched Butte MT,
1943   Jerry Garcia,
1960   Chuck D,
1981   MTV 1st aired,
~   Lughnasad,


Wednesday, August 2nd
1905   Myma Loy,
1962   Veliscol Chemical attempted to stop Silent Spring,


Thursday, August 3rd
1905   Dolores Del Rio,
1909   Walter Van Tilburg Clark,
1913   Joe Knowles spent 61 days in ME woods with only breechclout,
1933   Diane Wakowski,


Friday, August 4th
1841   WH Hudson,
1976   Michael Sanders,
2011   Celia Fallis,


Saturday, August 5th
1906   John Huston,
1962   Marilyn Monroe died,


Sunday, August 6th
1840   Aldolf Bandelier,
1870   1st electric chair,
1914   Hilda Rock,
1920   John Graves,
1945   Little Boy dropped on Hiroshima,


Monday, August 7th
1933   Alley Oop debuted,
1936   Rahsaan Roland Kirk,


Tuesday, August 8th
1846   Smithsonian founded,
1879   Emiliano Zapata,
1884   Sara Teasdale,
1974   Nixon resigned,


Wednesday, August 9th
1945   Fatman dropped on Nagasaki,
1974   Shakes Hands Man exchanges domestic policy Bangor ME,
1995   Jerry Garcia died,


Thursday, August 10th
1680   Pueblo revolt,
1815   Billie Holiday,
1912   Jorge Armado,
1964   Forest Service cut down 4900 year old Bristlecone Pine,
~   God of Fire born,


Friday, August 11th


Saturday, August 12th
1896   Gold discovered in Yukon Territory,


Sunday, August 13th
1860   Annie Oakley,
1899   Alfred Hitchcock,
1965   Jefferson Airplane,
~   Festival of Diana,


Monday, August 14th
1934   C.S. Watson Jr,
1941   David Crosby,
1945   Steve Martin,


Tuesday, August 15th
1057   Macbeth slain by son of King Duncan,
1769   Napolean,
1785   Thomas DeQuincy,
1877   T.E. Lawrence,
1969   Woodstock,


Wednesday, August 16th
1920   Charles Bukowski,
1935   Julie Newmar,
1967   Tony C beaned,
1977   Elvis died,


Thursday, August 17th
1786   Davy Crockett,
1893   Mae West,
1939   Ed Sanders,
1943   Robert DeNiro,


Friday, August 18th
1227   Gengis Khan died,
1938   Wizard of Oz released,


Saturday, August 19th
1902   Ogden Nash,


Sunday, August 20th
1890   H.P. Lovercraft,
1924   Jim Reeves,
1940   Trotsky murdered with ice axe,
1942   Isaac Hayes,
1972   Scapegoat Wilderness,
~   Battle of Fallen Timbers,


Monday, August 21st
1831   Nat Turner Rebellion,
1945   1st peaceful nuclear death Los Alamos NM,
1970   Greg Frizzell,


Tuesday, August 22nd
1893   Dorothy Parker,
1917   John Lee Hooker,
1947    Donna Jean Godchaux,
1972   Sawtooth Wilderness,
1976   Seabrook anti-nuke rally,


Wednesday, August 23rd
1927   Sacco & Vanzetti executed,


Thursday, August 24th
1899   Jorge Luis Borges,
1970   John Weber,


Friday, August 25th
1836   Bret Harte,
1900   Nietzsche died,
1913   Walt Kelly,
1916   National Parks Act,
1968   Rachael Ray,


Saturday, August 26th
1927   Francois Leydet,
~   Ganesh Festival,


Sunday, August 27th
1587   Roanoke Colony disappeared,
1660   Milton's books burned,
1859   1st comm. oil well,


Monday, August 28th
1749   Goethe,
1828   Leo Tolstoi,
2011   Irene cries in VT,


Tuesday, August 29th
1869   Powell Exp. emerged from Grand Canyon,
1911   Ishi found,
1920   Charlie Parker,


Wednesday, August 30th
1797   Mary Shelley,
1918   Ted Williams,
50 BC   Cleopatra committed suicide with snake,


Thursday, August 31st
1846   Thoreau leaves for Bangor ME,
1945   Van Morrison,
1990   Dylan finds a dull Arrew in Puebelo CO,


Friday, September 1st
1875   Edgar Rice Burroughs,
1877   Last Eastern Elk shot,
1914   Last passenger pigeon died in zoo,
1925   Art Pepper,


Saturday, September 2nd
1666   Great Fire in London,


Sunday, September 3rd
1906   Lawrence Clark Powell,
1933   Tompall Glaser,
1964   Wilderness Act,
1970   Frank Alig,


Monday, September 4th
1609   Hudson Discovers Manhattan,
1896   Geronimo surrendered,
1958   Edsel introduced,


Tuesday, September 5th
1847   Jessie James,
1877   Crazy Horse murdered,
1909   Walter Reuss,
1953   1st priv. atomic reactor,


Wednesday, September 6th
1847   Thoreau left Walden Pond,
1936   Buddy Holly,
1960   Glacier Peaks Wilderness,


Thursday, September 7th
1860   Grandma Moses,


Friday, September 8th
1897   Jimmy Rogers,
1911   Kolbs Bros took moving pics to GC,
1918   John Sieberling,
1932   Patsy Kline,
1945   Pigpen,


Saturday, September 9th
1825   Beethoven's last public app.,
1868   Mary Austin,


Sunday, September 10th
1886   Hilda Doolittle,
2011   Fly Flynning in Phish Line,


Monday, September 11th
1862   O. Henry,
1885   D.H. Lawrence,
1957   Plut released at Rocky Flats fire,
1978   Julie Rock,
2001   World Trade Towers attacked,


Tuesday, September 12th
1880   ML Meneken,
1892   Alfred Knopf,
1942   Maria Muldaur,
1964   Canyonlands NP,


Wednesday, September 13th
1848   1st lobotomy,
1876   Sherwood Anderson,
1911   Bill Monroe,
1916   Elephant lynched TN,
1916   Roald Dahl,


Thursday, September 14th
640 BC   Lao Tzu,
1879   Margaret Sanger,
2011   Phish SX Fair,


Friday, September 15th
1903   Roy Acuff,
1915   Fawn Brodie,
1923   Hank Williams,


Saturday, September 16th
1924   Lauren Bacall,
1971   Greenpeace 1st sailed,


Sunday, September 17th
1883   William Carlos Williams,
1935   Ken Kesey,
1976   Jennifer Hempey,
~   God of Grain & Lands Festival,


Monday, September 18th
1905   Greta Garbo,
1970   Jimi Hendrix died,
~   God of the Furnace born,


Tuesday, September 19th
1870   Cornelius Hedges proposed Yellowstone NP,
1928   Steamboat Willie,
1932   Mike Royko,
1974   Kootenais declared war on US,
1976   Scott Hempey,
~   Fast of Thoth,


Wednesday, September 20th
1885   Jelly Roll Morton,


Thursday, September 21st
1866   H.G. Wells,
~   Burning of Clothes Festival,


Friday, September 22nd
1926   John Coltrane,
1944   Rick Hempey,


Saturday, September 23rd
1846   Neptune Discovered,


Sunday, September 24th
1960   Howdy Dowdy's last app.,


Monday, September 25th
1897   William Faulkner,


Tuesday, September 26th
1888   J. Frank Dobie,
1888   T.S. Eliot,
1898   George Gershwin,
1956   1st nuclear electricity,


Wednesday, September 27th
1962   Silent Spring publ,
1981   Black footed ferret discovered in Wyo.,


Thursday, September 28th
1902   Ed Sullivan,
1984   Utah Wilderness Act,


Friday, September 29th
1882   1st hydroelectric power plant,
1956   Day of Doris,


Saturday, September 30th
1955   James Dean's car crash,
1964   Ernest Anastasio III,


Sunday, October 1st
1838   Trail of Tears,
1890   Yosemite NP,
2012   Olivia Rock,


Monday, October 2nd
1869   Gandhi,
1895   Groucho Marx,


Tuesday, October 3rd
1951   Jean Rock,
1951   Stevie Ray Vaughan,


Wednesday, October 4th
1861   Frederic Remington,
1969   Tod Rackley,


Thursday, October 5th
1947   Patrick Arkinson,


Friday, October 6th
1966   LSD outlawed,
2001   Rock Point Day,


Saturday, October 7th
1870   Uncle Dave Macon,
1934   Imamu Amiri Baraka,
1944   Elizabeth Wardwell,


Sunday, October 8th
1871   Great Chicago Fire,


Monday, October 9th
1946   1st electric blanket,
1983   Watt forced to resign,


Tuesday, October 10th
1574   Cervantes,
1813   Guiseppe Verdi,
1925   Thelonius Monk,
1946   John Prine,


Wednesday, October 11th


Thursday, October 12th
1875   The Great Beast,
1935   Luciano Pavarotti,
1985   Rune Day,


Friday, October 13th
1925   Lenny Bruce,
1942   Paul Simon,


Saturday, October 14th
1894   e.e. cummings,
1922   Timpanogos NM,


Sunday, October 15th
1844   Nietzsche,
1923   Italio Calvino,


Monday, October 16th
1854   Oscar Wilde,
1859   John Brown raids Harper's Ferry,
1898   William O. Douglas,
1947   Bob Weir,


Tuesday, October 17th
1814   9 drown in London beer flood,
1915   Arthur Miller,


Wednesday, October 18th
1926   Chuck Berry,
1928   Keith Jackson,


Thursday, October 19th
1972   Lassen Wilderness,
1976   Omnibus Wilderness Act,
1980   Rattlesnake Wilderness,
1987   Stock Market crashes (again),


Friday, October 20th
1854   Arthur Rimbaud,


Saturday, October 21st
1772   Samuel Taylor Coleridge,
1969   Jack Kerouac died,


Sunday, October 22nd
1844   Louis Reil,
1871   Powell at mouth of Paria River,


Monday, October 23rd
1919   Katie Lee,


Tuesday, October 24th
1930   Big Bopper,


Wednesday, October 25th
1881   Pablo Picasso,
~   Sunlower Evening,


Thursday, October 26th
4004   BC Lightfoot Prediction,


Friday, October 27th
1904   1st NYC subway,
1932   Sylvia Plath,
2004   Alex Wardwell,
2004   Bambino's Curse lifted,


Saturday, October 28th
1466   Erasmus,
1976   Amy Cota Michaud,


Sunday, October 29th
1906   Frederic Brown,
1911   Kolb Bros. ran the Big Drops Cataract Canyon,


Monday, October 30th
1451   Colombus,
1814   Patsy Montana,
1938   War of Worlds,


Tuesday, October 31st
1517   Luther posted 95 Theses on Wittenberg Palace church,
1795   John Keats,
1952   1st H-bomb,


Wednesday, November 1st
1873   1st barbed wire manufactured,
2001   Dublin,
~   Dia de los Muertos,
~   Samahian,


Thursday, November 2nd
1734   Daniel Boone,
~   Egyptian Feast of Camps,


Friday, November 3rd
1883   Treasure Island publ.,
1957   1st dog in space,


Saturday, November 4th
1898   Will Rogers,
1916   Walter Cronkite,


Sunday, November 5th
1605   Guy Fawkes Day,
1855   Eugene Debs,
1872   Susan B. Anthony arrested for voting,
1912   Roy Rogers,
1946   Gram Parsons,
1968   Nixon's the One Day,


Monday, November 6th
1893   Edsel Ford,
1984   Black Tuesday,


Tuesday, November 7th
1913   Albert Camus,
1942   Johnny Rivers,
1943   Joni Mitchell,


Wednesday, November 8th
1656   Edmund Halley,
1887   Doc Holiday died,
1889   Montana became a state,
1897   Dorothy Day,
1954   Rickie Lee Jones,


Thursday, November 9th
1906   Mugsy Spanier,
1965   Northeast blackout,
1967   Rolling Stone magazine published,


Friday, November 10th
1697   William Hogarth,
1879   Vachel Lindsay,
1969   Sesame Street premiered,


Saturday, November 11th
1812   Fyodor Dostoyevsky,
1812   J.W. Gunnison,
1831   Nat Turner hanged,
1887   Haymarket rioters hanged,
1922   Kurt Vonegut,
1938   Typhoid Mary died,


Sunday, November 12th
1934   Charles Manson,
1934   Everett Ruess vanished into Escalante Wilderness,
1945   Neil Young,


Monday, November 13th
1850   R.L Stevenson,
1946   1st artificial snow,
2001   Edinburgh,


Tuesday, November 14th
1851   Moby Dick publ.,
1919   Veronica Lake,
1947   Buckwheat Zydeco,
1948   Prince Charles,
1968   National Turn in Your Draft Card Day,


Wednesday, November 15th
1887   Georgia O'Keefe,
1907   Mutt & Jeff,


Thursday, November 16th
1885   Louis Riel hanged,
2001   Glen Nevis,


Friday, November 17th
1790   August Mobius,


Saturday, November 18th
1805   California Condor killed on Lewis&Clark exped.,
1865   Jim Smiley & His Jumping Frog publ.,
1928   Mickey Mouse,
1975   Big Papi,
1978   Guyanan Kool-Aid masacre,
2001   Isle of Skye,


Sunday, November 19th
1703   Man in the Iron Mask died,
1905   Tom Dorsey,
1915   Joe Hill executed SLC,
1934   Everett Ruess last seen,
1999   Piper plane rained down in Old Town ME,


Monday, November 20th
1920   1st municipal airport,


Tuesday, November 21st
1694   Voltaire,
1898   Rene Magritte,
1904   Coleman Hawkins,
1942   Opening of Alcan Hwy,
2001   Inverness,


Wednesday, November 22nd
1916   Jack London committed suicide,
1942   Casablanca premiered,
1963   JFK assassinated,


Thursday, November 23rd
1850   Billy the Kid,
1893   Harpo Marx,


Friday, November 24th
1632   Spinoza,
1868   Scott Joplin,
2001   Aberdeen,


Saturday, November 25th
1971   D. B Cooper disappeared,
~   Women Make Merry Day,


Sunday, November 26th
1941   Tina Turner,


Monday, November 27th
1942   Jimi Hendrix,
1966   NYC killer smog,


Tuesday, November 28th
1757   William Blake,
1925   Grand Ol' Opry,
1944   Emmett Drogan,
1998   Phront Row Lightstick attack in Albany NY,


Wednesday, November 29th
1832   Lousia May Alcott,
1864   Slaughter at Sand Creek,
1898   C.S. Lewis,
1917   Merle Travis,
2001   Amsterdam,


Thursday, November 30th
1835   Samuel Clemens,
1954   Elizabeth Hodges struck by meteorite AL,


Friday, December 1st
1935   Woody Allen,
1955   Rosa Parks refuses to give up bus seat,
1978   Aniakchak NM & Berin Land Bridge Natl. Presv.,
2003   Oren & Skyler Beckwith,


Saturday, December 2nd
1942   First self-sustaining nuclear reaction,
1980   Alaska Lands Act,


Sunday, December 3rd
1857   Joseph Conrad,
1888   Wetherhill discovered Cliff Palace,
1910   First neon sign in Paris,


Monday, December 4th
1835   Samuel Butler,
1842   Crazy Horse,
1948   Southside Johnny,
2001   Paris,


Tuesday, December 5th
1791   Mozart died,
1840   Fritz Lang,
1901   Walt Disney,
1929   Natl. League for Nudists,
1932   Little Richard,
1935   Prohibition ended,
1938   J.J. Cale,
1966   Crystal Rapid formed Grand Canyon,


Wednesday, December 6th


Thursday, December 7th
65   (BC) Horace,
1719   Aurora Borealis first recorded,
1873   Willa Cather,
1958   John Birch Society founded,
1972   Joey Cota,
~   National Ding-a-Ling Day,
~   Wyoming Day,


Friday, December 8th
1824   George McDonald,
1863   Edvard Munch,
1894   James Thurber,
1937   Jim Harrison,
1949   Tom Waits,
1980   John Lennon killed,


Saturday, December 9th
1830   Emily Dickinson,
1878   Last Labrador duck killed,
1939   Thomas McGuane,
1943   Jim Morrison,
1988   Roy Orbison died,


Sunday, December 10th
1904   Montana Slim,
1909   Red Cloud passed in Spirit World,
1980   Colorado Wilderness Bill,


Monday, December 11th
1943   Rosemary Hempey,
1948   John Rock,


Tuesday, December 12th


Wednesday, December 13th
37   Nero,
2001   Berlin,


Thursday, December 14th
1919   Shirely Jackson,


Friday, December 15th
1876   Rain of Snakes Memphis,
1890   Sitting Bull killed,


Saturday, December 16th
1770   Beethoven,
1773   Boston Tea Party,
1775   Jane Austen,
2001   Switzerland,


Sunday, December 17th


Monday, December 18th


Tuesday, December 19th
1940   Phil Ochs,
1980   New Mexico Wilderness Act,


Wednesday, December 20th
1798   Birdie Murphy,


Thursday, December 21st
1866   Battle of the 100 Slain,
1921   Ret Marut publ last issue of The Brickburner,
1932   Edward Hoagland,
1940   Frank Zappa,


Friday, December 22nd
1849   Dostoyevsky sentenced to die,
1922   Hawkshaw Hawkins,
1944   Glen Miller disappeared,
2001   Rome,


Saturday, December 23rd
1776   Tom Paine published Crisis,


Sunday, December 24th
1809   Kit Carson,
1948   First solar heated house,
~   Noche Buena,


Monday, December 25th
1758   Halley's Comet appeared,


Tuesday, December 26th
1716   Thomas Gray,
1891   Henry Miller,
1940   Phil Spector,


Wednesday, December 27th
1493   Paracelsus,
1947   Howdy Doody aired,


Thursday, December 28th
1917   Mencken's Bathtub Hoax,
1973   Endandgered Species Act,
~   Feast of Fools,


Friday, December 29th
1890   Wounded Knee Massacre,
1931   Heavy H2O discovered,
1974   Glacier Ranger fatally shot snowmobile,


Saturday, December 30th
1910   Paul Bowles,
1975   Hell's Canyon Wilderness,


Sunday, December 31st
999   AD Earliest known prediction of the end of the world,
1930   Odetta,
1999   Criswell predicted black rainbow to suck oxygen from earth.,