Circle of Life Thursdays
Edgar Degas, French painter (1834)
Lizzie Borden, axe murderer (1860)
Vladimir Mayakovsky, Russian poet/playwright (1893)
Brian May, Queen guitarist (1947)
Atom Egoyan, The Sweet Hereafter filmmaker (1960)
Campbell Scott, Longtime Companion actor (1961)
Today's Poker Game In Heaven:
Petrarch, Italian poet (1374)
Lady Mary Boleyn, mistress of Henry VIII of England (1543)
Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (2004)
Jack Warden, Bad News Bears actor (2006)
On This Day:
1879 - Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon.
1979 - The Sandinista rebels overthrow the U.S.-backed government in Nicaragua.
1945 - Montgomery Ward is seized by U.S. Army troops because of its refusal to obey National War Labor Board orders. Chairman Seward Avery is carried out of his office by troops.
1996 - Opening Cermonies of the 1996 Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.
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