Let There Be Cake
Cousin Nick Krewson
This Day In History
King Theodoric the Great dies at Ravenna; his daughter Amalasuntha takes power as regent for her 10-year old son Athalaric.
Austrian explorers Julius von Payer and Karl Weyprecht discover the archipelago of Franz Joseph Land in the Arctic Sea.
Burgess Shale fossils are discovered by Charles Doolittle Walcott.
The Lake Pontchartrain Causeway opens.
The Hotline between the leaders of the U.S.A. and the Soviet Union goes into operation.
The Space Shuttle Discovery takes off on its maiden voyage.
Samuel Whitbread, English brewer (d. 1796)
Jacques-Louis David, French painter (d. 1825)
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, English writer (d. 1851)
Isaac Levitan, Russian artist (d. 1900)
Fred MacMurray, American actor (d. 1991)
Ted Williams, American baseball player (d. 2002)
John Leonard "Jack" Swigert, Jr., American astronaut (d. 1982)
Jean-Claude Killy, French skier
Tug McGraw, American baseball player (d. 2004)
Michael Chiklis, American actor
Cliff Lee, American baseball player
Andy Roddick, American tennis player