Today in History
Historical events and fun news items: 1905 Irish nationalist Arthur Griffith founds Sinn Fein as a political party whose aim is the independence of Ireland.1919 Lady Astor becomes the first female member of the UK parliament.1979 Billy Smith becomes the first goalie in NHL history to score a goal in a game.Famous Birthdays:
1757 William Blake (English Poet)1943 Randy Newman (Composer - Disney's Toy Story and more)1949 Paul Shaffer (Bandleader for David Letterman)1959 Judd Nelson (Actor)1959 Ed Harris (Actor)1988 Scarlett Pomers (Actress)1992 Adam Hicks (Actor - Luther from Zeke and Luther)
1582 Famed playwright, William Shakespeare, and Anne Hathaway are married.
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