Posts Tagged ‘music’
1758 – James Monroe, the fifth US President is born. Little known fact about James; he invented the Monroe piercing.
Sadly, cool books about old, rich white dudes are rarely interesting.
1926 – Author Harper Lee is born.
1967 – Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali refuses to be inducted into the Army, sticks it to the man.
2003 – Apple Computer Inc. launches the iTunes store. Wow, has it been seven years?!
1800 – 1st performance of Ludwig von Beethoven’s 1st Symphony in C. Personally, I still prefer his 1st Symphony in F#.
1805 – Danish authorÂ Hans Christian Andersen is born.
1872 – George B Brayton patents gasoline powered engine. What a real jerk!
1992 – Mob boss John Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering. Remember that reality show “Growing Up Gotti”? Neither do I.