1620 The Mayflower departs England for the new world.1877 Thomas Edison makes the first-ever recording. He records Mary Had a Little Lamb""."1914 The Panama Canal first opens to traffic1947 India gains its independence from the United Kingdom. Famous Birthdays:
1769 Napolean Bonaparte (French Emperor)1771 Sir Walter Scott (Poet)1912 Julia Child (Chef)1944 Linda Ellerbee (Journalist)1968 Debra Messing (Actress)1972 Ben Affleck (Actor)1978 Kerri Walsh (Volleyball player)1989 Joe Jonas (Singer and Actor)1990 Jennifer Lawrence (Actress playing Katniss in The Hunger Games)
Want to know who was born on your birthday? What happened on your birthday? Select the month and day to see more fun and historical events and famous birthdays for that date:
Want to know what happened on a given year? What happened the year you were born? Click here for a list of years.
Back to Ducksters Home Page