All Right Speakies: You haven't had a history lesson in 2 weeks, so let's put a little smarts in that grey matter.
Born This Date:
1837 - "Wild Bill" Hickok (James Butler).
1894 - Dashiell Hammett - Author - Sam Spade, The Maltese Falcon or as Boggy would say, "If a woman slaps you, you'll take it and like it".
1911 - Vincent Price - great actor.
1961 -Peri Gilpin - Actress "Roz" from Frazier.
Put in the Ground this Date:
1949 - R.L. Ripley - Cartoonist Believe It or Not.
1964 - Jawaharial Nehru - India's 1'st Prime Minister, also famous for the Nehru Jacket craze in the 60's.
1969 - Jeffrey Hunter - Actor - Greatest Story Every Told. He was Jesus.
1992 - Tony "Big Tuna" Accardo - Mobster (St. Valentines Day), dies at age 86. He survived.
Stuff that Happened Today:
1878 - Australia Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19 - Don't know what that means. Not much happened around that time period.
1907 - Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco.
1933 - Walt Disney's "3 Little Pigs" released. The money still keeps coming in.
1941 - German Battleship Bismarck sunk by British Navy - Johnny Horton becomes famous in the 1960's with his song "Sink the Bismarck".
1961 - First Black Light is sold. Posters to follow.
1964 - From Russia with Love premieres in US. James Bond on a roll.
1969 - Walt Disney World construction begins in Florida. Some locals wished he never started.
1981 - John Hinckley attempts suicide by overdosing on Tylenol - wrong choice Johnny Boy.
That's all that's interesting. Pop Quiz later.