Circle of Life Thursdays
Claudette Colbert, It Happened One Night actress (1903)
Roald Dahl, Chocolate Factory writer (1916)
Mel Tormé, American crooner (1925)
Nell Carter, Ain't Misbehavin' actress (1948)
Stella McCartney, fashion designer (1971)
Fiona Apple, American singer (1977)
Today's Poker Game In The Afterlife:
Dante Alighieri, legendary poet (1321)
Tupac Shakur, rap icon (1996)
George Wallace, Alabama segregationist (1998)
Ann Richards, 46th Governor of Texas (2006)
On This Day:
1224 - Francis of Assisi is afflicted with stigmata.
1503 - Michelangelo begins work on his David.
1788 - New York City becomes the temporary capital of the U.S.
1814 - Francis Scott Key writes The Star-Spangled Banner.
1898 - Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film.
1899 - Henry Bliss is the first person to be killed in an automobile accident.
1943 - Chiang Kai-shek elected president of the Republic of China.
1969 - The premiere episode of Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? airs.
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