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Monday, January 1st
1912   Kolb Bros. emerged Inner Gorge of Grand Canyon
1919   J.D Salinger
1950   Hopalong Cassidy first aired
1951   J. Petty
1953   Hank Williams died
2002   Vienna


Tuesday, January 2nd
1777   Escalante Expedition ended Santa Fe
1901   Robert Marshall
1936   Roger Miller
1937   Floyd Dominy first viewed Boulder Dam
2002   Prague


Wednesday, January 3rd
1882   Oscar Wilde visited U.S.
1898   Zasu Pitts
1945   Steven Stills
1959   Alaska statehood


Thursday, January 4th
1896   Utah statehood
1924   First auto crossed Sahara Desert
1965   T.S Eliot died


Friday, January 5th
1912   Kolb Bros. at Diamond Creek
1950   Bob Tiplady
1954   Alex English
~   Twelfth Night


Saturday, January 6th
1799   Jebediah Smith
1842   Clarence King
1854   Sherlock Holmes
1878   Carl Sandburg
1945   Barry Lopez
~   Nile Fesitval


Sunday, January 7th
1800   Millard Fillmore
1811   Earlest reference to Sasquatch footprints
1891   Zora Neale Hurston
1975   Ethan Wardwell
1978   Boll Weevils strike MN
~   Rock Day


Monday, January 8th
1931   Bill Graham
1935   Elvis Presley
1940   Little Anthony


Tuesday, January 9th
1890   Karel Capek
1909   First issue of Progressive
1913   Richard Nixon
1914   Gypsy Rose Lee
1915   Fernando Lamas
1941   Joan Baez
1967   Dave Matthews


Wednesday, January 10th
1776   Thomas Paine publ. Common Sense
1863   1st Subway London
1887   Robinson Jeffers
1904   Ray Bolger
1945   Rod Stewart
1951   Falling icicle killed man in West Germany
~   Comefool; be patient. Life is not logic.


Thursday, January 11th
1887   Aldo Leopold
1897   Bernard BeVoto
1935   Amelia Earhart soloed
1987   The Drive
2002   Krakow


Friday, January 12th
1876   Jack London
1907   Tex Ritter


Saturday, January 13th
1834   Horatio Alger
1901   A. B. Guthrie
1912   Kolb Bros. emerged from Grand Canyon
1961   Julia Louis-Dreyfus


Sunday, January 14th
1741   Benedict Arnold
1863   First printing of wood pulp paper
1922   Isaac Walton League


Monday, January 15th
1809   Pierre-Joseph Proudhon
1908   Edward Teller
1919   30 ft. wall of molasses drowned 21 in Boston
1929   Martin Luther King Jr.
1941   Capt. Beefheart


Tuesday, January 16th
1874   Robert Service
1919   Prohibition Amendment
1928   William Kennedy
~   Concordia
~   National Nothing Day


Wednesday, January 17th
1706   Ben Franklin
1860   Al Capone
1860   Anton Chekhov
1942   Mohammad Ali-Hajl
2002   Budapest
~   Benediction of Animals


Thursday, January 18th
1782   Daniel Webster
1882   A.A Milne
1904   Cary Grant


Friday, January 19th
1809   Edgar Allen Poe
1839   Paul Cezzane
1939   Phil Everly
1943   Janis Joplin
1989   Salvador Dali died


Saturday, January 20th
1896   George Burns


Sunday, January 21st
1813   J.C. Freemont
1885   Leadbelly
1935   Wilderness Society
1963   Glen Canyon Dam dedicated
~   St. Agnes Husband Finding Day


Monday, January 22nd
1561   Francis Bacon
1788   Lord Byron
1789   First novel publ. in America
1879   Francis Picabia
1984   Amazon Indians attacked oil crew
2002   Athens


Tuesday, January 23rd
1899   Humphrey Bogart
1919   Ernie Kovacs
1974   Alaska pipeline authorized
1998   The Last Weekend


Wednesday, January 24th
1848   Gold discovered at Sutter's Mill
1862   Edith Wharton
2013   Breccan Hempey


Thursday, January 25th


Friday, January 26th
1885   Khartoum fell
1926   First TV show
1929   Jules Freiffer


Saturday, January 27th
1302   Dante exiled from Florence
1756   Mozart
1832   Lewis Carroll
1942   Kate Wolf


Sunday, January 28th
1873   Colette
1878   First commercial telephone exchange
1887   Giant snowflakes fell in Montana
1957   Patsy Cline recorded Walkin' After Midnight
1996   PEW died


Monday, January 29th
1737   Thomas Paine
1838   J.D. Rockefeller
1845   Poe publ. The Raven
1880   W. C. Fields
1927   Edward Abbey
1964   Dr. Strangelove released


Tuesday, January 30th
1935   Richard Brautigan


Wednesday, January 31st
1875   Zane Grey
1951   First H-bomb tested
2002   Istanbul


Thursday, February 1st
1902   Langston Hughes
1904   S.J. Perelman
1935   Water started backing up behind Hoover Dam
1937   Don Everly
~   Oimelc


Friday, February 2nd
1870   Cardiff Giant revealed as hoax
1882   James Joyce
~   Brigid Candlemas
2011   Sebastian Hempey
~   Woodchuck Day


Saturday, February 3rd
1874   Gertrude Stein
1889   Charles Kelly
1959   Buddy Holly & Ritchie Valens & the Big Bopper died in plane crash
1971   Carol Turner vanished into Organ Pipe NM leaving only a cryptic note


Sunday, February 4th
1494   Rabeiais
1869   Big Bill Haywood
1894   Richard Wetherill discovered Basket Maker Culture
1968   Neal Cassidy found dead in Mexico


Monday, February 5th
1914   William S. Burroughs
1936   National Wildlife Federation
1941   Henson Cargill


Tuesday, February 6th
1478   Thomas More
1911   Ronald Reagan
1945   Bob Marley
1971   Golf balls on the moon
~   Feast of Lanterns


Wednesday, February 7th
1812   Charles Dickens
1885   Sinclair Lewis
1964   Beatles first visited US
1971   Britt Strobel
~   Search for Everet Ruess Day


Thursday, February 8th
1828   Jules Verne
1922   Neal Cassidy
1931   James Dean
1933   Lucinda Mills strangled by her family during religious ceremony
2002   Cappadocia


Friday, February 9th
1421   1st printing press


Monday, January 1st


Friday, February 9th
1942   Carole King
1981   Bill Haley died
1986   Halley's Comet


Saturday, February 10th
1258   Mongols sacked Bagdad
1889   Bertolt Brecht
1911   Estelle Shepard
1946   Donovan


Sunday, February 11th
1847   Thomas Edison
1963   Sylvia Plath gassed herself to death
1981   California Utilities withdrew from Allen-Warner Power Plant


Monday, February 12th
1809   Abraham Lincoln
1809   Charles Darwin
~   Hecate Day


Tuesday, February 13th
1918   Peggy Wardwell
1933   Blondie & Dagwood married


Wednesday, February 14th
269   St. Valentine beheaded
1766   Thomas Malthus
1859   Oregon Statehood
1964   Tim Pearson


Thursday, February 15th
1564   Galileo
1820   Susan B. Anthony
1917   US invaded Mexico
1931   First movie of Dracula
1954   Matt Groehning
~   Lupercalia Wolf Festival
~   Night of Siva


Friday, February 16th
1914   Jimmy Wakely
1918   Anti-lofing law in NJ


Saturday, February 17th
1817   1st street gas lights
1876   1st sardine canned
1909   Geronimo died
1941   Gene Pitney
2002   Crete


Sunday, February 18th
1896   Andre Breton
1909   Wallace Stegner
1919   Jack Palance
1931   Toni Morrison


Monday, February 19th
1725   Woman consumed by spontaneous combustion France
1942   Japanese-American interned
1946   Karen Silkwood
1965   Jon Fishman


Tuesday, February 20th
1725   First known scalping of Indians by whites
1834   Oneida community
1902   Ansel Adams
1925   Robert Altman


Wednesday, February 21st
1903   Anais Nin
1907   W.H. Auden
1918   Last Carolina Parakeet died
1965   Malcolm X assassinated


Thursday, February 22nd
1630   Popcorn in America
1732   George Washington
1900   Luis Buruel
1917   Jane Bowles
1925   Edward Gorey
1979   Jonathon Rock


Friday, February 23rd
1633   Samuel Pepys
1868   W.E.B. DuBois
1882   Otto Feige
1940   Woody Guthrie wrote This Land is your Land


Saturday, February 24th
1582   Gregorian calendar first used
1822   Bluebeard first executed for burning ten of his wives
2002   Ithaki


Sunday, February 25th
1901   Zeppo Marx
1917   Anthony Burgess
1943   George Harrison
1953   Vladimir Horowitz at Carnegie Hall


Monday, February 26th
1802   Victor Hugo
19??   Dugout Dick Zimmerman


Tuesday, February 27th
1807   Longfellow
1902   John Steinbeck
1934   N. Scott Momaday


Wednesday, February 28th
1533   Montaigne
1901   Linus Pauling
1948   Bernadette (Lazzara) Peters
~   No! No! No! I'll just have a sandwich
1692   John Byrom (*29th)


Thursday, March 1st
1927   Harry Belafonte
1947   Richard Wardwell
2002   Kathmandu


Friday, March 2nd
1901   Forest Service formed
1904   Ted Geisel
1923   Doc Watson


Saturday, March 3rd
1911   Jean Harlow


Sunday, March 4th
1519   Cortez landed in Mexico
1791   Vermont 14th State
1888   K. Rockne


Monday, March 5th
1770   Boston Massacre begins
1871   Rosa Luxemborg
1890   Berick Torsvan (B. Traven)
1948   Leslie Marmon Silko
1963   Patsy Cline killed in plane crash


Tuesday, March 6th
1475   Michelangelo
1619   Cyrano de Bergerac
1864   Navajo long walk
1906   Bob Wills
1972   Sycamore Canyon Wilderness
1973   Pigpen died
1986   Georgia OKeefe died


Wednesday, March 7th
1876   Telephone patented
1935   Evert Ruess footprints burros and the word Nemo found


Thursday, March 8th
1862   Ned Gordon (last American pirate) hanged
1953   Jim Rice
2006   Eddie Fallis
~   International Women's Day


Friday, March 9th
1796   Napolean married Josephine
1916   Pancho Villa invaded US
1940   Raul Julia


Saturday, March 10th
1876   1st Telephone transmission
1918   Heywood Hale Broun
2002   Thorang Phedi


Sunday, March 11th
1811   Luddites organize
1918   Save the Redwoods League
1955   Pecos Wilderness
1958   H-bomb accidentally dropped on Mars Bluff SC
2002   Muktinath


Monday, March 12th
1912   Girl Scouts formed
1922   Jack Kerouac
1925   Ann Zwinger


Tuesday, March 13th
1781   Uranus discovered


Wednesday, March 14th
1833   Karl Marx died
1869   Algemon Blackwood
1879   Albert Einstein
1922   Colin Fletcher
1933   Quincy Jones
1947   Billy Crystal
1978   Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
1989   Edward Abbey died


Thursday, March 15th
1820   Maine 23rd State
1921   Lightning Hopkins
~   Annual return of buzzard's to Hinkley OH
~   Ides of March
44 BC   Caesar assassinated


Friday, March 16th
1521   Nicholas Storch
1802   Army Corps of Engineers
1942   Jerry Jeff Walker
1959   Flavor Flav
1968   My Lai Massacre


Saturday, March 17th
1804   Jim Bridger
1826   Kenal Community
1845   Rubber bands invented
1932   Great Sand Dunes NM
1956   Woolworth fire Glens Falls NY
~   St. Patrick's


Sunday, March 18th
1584   Ivan the Terrible died
2002   Pokhara


Monday, March 19th
1687   LaSalle murdered in Texas
1821   Sir Richard Burton
1859   Faust premiers
1930   Ornette Coleman


Tuesday, March 20th
1828   Henrick Ibsen
1907   Ozzie Nelson
1909   Navajo NM
1976   Patty Hearst convicted of armed robbery


Wednesday, March 21st
1685   J.S. Bach
1859   First US zoo
1961   The Beatles first appeared at Cavern Club
1965   Martin Luther King marched to Montgomey AL
1981   EF! unfurls symbolic crack at GCD
2002   Bangkok


Thursday, March 22nd
1841   Cornstarch patented
1891   Chico Marx
1941   Construction began on Grand Coulee Dam


Friday, March 23rd
1775   Give me liberty or give me death. -PH
1908   Joan Crawford
1918   Dada Manifesto
~   Tubilustrium


Saturday, March 24th
1834   John Wesley Powell
1834   William Morris
1887   Fatty Arbuckle
1909   Clyde Barrow
1970   David Clapp
1989   Exxon Valdez oil spill


Sunday, March 25th
1944   British flyer survived 18 000 foot fall
1942   Aretha Franklin
2008   Theo Fallis


Monday, March 26th
1875   Robert Frost
1914   Tennessee Williams
1937   Popeye statue unveiled Crystal City TX Spinach Festival
1969   Hal Croves' ashes scattered over Chiapas Mexico (B. Traven)


Tuesday, March 27th
1907   Moon Mulligan
1909   Luguan Dam became the first on the Colorado River
1924   Sarah Vaughn
1964   Alaska earthquake killed 117


Wednesday, March 28th
1909   Nelson Algren
1914   Everett Ruess
1941   Virginia Woolf committed suicide
1979   Three Mile Island
~   Taurobolium


Thursday, March 29th
1848   Ice jam caused Niagra Falls to dry up
1916   Eugene McCarthy
1917   Man O'War
~   King Ludd's birthday


Friday, March 30th
1853   Pencil eraser patented
1853   Vincent van Gogh
1867   Russia sold Alaska to US
1945   Eric Clapton
2002   Koh Tao


Saturday, March 31st
1895   Vardis Fisher
1927   Cesar Chavez
1928   Lefty Frizzell


Sunday, April 1st
1881   Wallace Berry
1883   Lon Cheney
1918   Wobbly Trial Chicago
1944   Aldo Leopold wrote Thinking Like a Mountain


Monday, April 2nd
1725   Cassanova
1877   1st human shot from a canon
1947   Emmy Lou Harris


Tuesday, April 3rd
1783   Washington Irving
1837   John Burroughs
1882   Jesse James killed
1923   Mary Austin set out from Santa Fe


Wednesday, April 4th
1913   Muddy Waters
1968   Martin Luther King assassinated
1988   AZ Gov Meacham impeached
2002   Guam
~   Megalisia Mother Goddess Feast


Thursday, April 5th
1614   Pochohontas married


Friday, April 6th
1832   Black Hawk War
1909   Perry may have reached N Pole
1937   Merle Haggard


Saturday, April 7th
1772   Charles Fournier
1966   Missing H-bomb found off Spanish coast
1990   Julian


Sunday, April 8th
1513   Ponce de Leon discovered Fla
1885   Norman Clyde


Monday, April 9th
1821   Charles Baudelaire
1889   Newton Drury
1898   Paul Robeson
1932   Carl Perkins


Tuesday, April 10th
1933   Civilian Conservation Corps


Wednesday, April 11th
1956   Glen Canyon Dam approved


Thursday, April 12th
1932   Tiny Tim
1954   Rock Around the Clock released


Friday, April 13th
1743   Thomas Jefferson
1866   Butch Cassidy
1899   Cedric Wright
1937   Organ Pipe Cactus NM
1938   Grey Owl died
1943   Billy Kidd


Saturday, April 14th
1924   Chiricahua NM
~   Ceres Festival


Sunday, April 15th
1755   Sam Johnson's Dictionary publ
1892   1st steamship in Cataract Canyon
1894   Bessie Smith
1912   Titanic sunk
1999   Raoul


Monday, April 16th
1844   Anatole France
1889   Charlie Chaplin
1935   Fibber McGee & Molly
1947   Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.
1974   Amy Rock Wardwell
1975   Zac Pelleriti


Tuesday, April 17th
1854   Benjamin Tucker
1894   Nikita Krushchev
1897   Thorton Wilder
1940   Superstition Wilderness
1960   Eddie Cochran killed
1961   Bahia de Cochinos
2006   Meara Hempey


Wednesday, April 18th
1775   Paul Revere's ride
1906   San Francisco Earthquake
1934   1st laundromat Ft Worth TX
1936   Autry's Back in the Saddle Again recd
1974   Matt Hempey
2002   Vancouver


Thursday, April 19th
1775   Shot heard round the world
1931   Etheridge Knight
1932   Jane Mansfield
~   Primrose Day


Friday, April 20th
1889   Adolf Hitler
1893   Joan Miro
1902   Curies disc radium
1909   Kenneth Rock
1912   Fenway Park opened
2016   AEW 1st Fenway game


Saturday, April 21st
1838   John Muir
1856   JC Van Dyke
1961   Rolling Stones meet the Beatles
1974   Charlie Poole
~   Vinalia Wine Festival


Sunday, April 22nd
1870   Lenin
1891   Nicola Sacco
1937   Jack Nicholson
1954   McCarthy-ism begins
1973   Mike Fallis
~   Earth Day
~   Egyptian Sniff the Breeze Day


Monday, April 23rd
1564   Shakespeare
1899   Vladimir Nabokov
1936   Roy Orbison
1949   Cat leash bill vetoed
~   Feast of St. Yury


Tuesday, April 24th
1452   Leonardo da Vinci
1800   Library of Congress


Wednesday, April 25th
1599   Oliver Cromwell
1908   Edward R. Murrow
1917   Ella Fitzgerald
1925   Albert King
1940   Peter Wild
1943   LSD invented


Thursday, April 26th
1785   John Audubon
1886   Ma Rainey
1889   Wittenstein
1986   Chernobyl nuclear accident


Friday, April 27th
1480   Magellan
1937   Coretta Scott King
1951   Ace Frehely
1964   John Muir wilderness
1980   Mt St Helens erupted


Saturday, April 28th
1789   Mutiny on the Bounty
1880   Victorio wiped out Cooney NM
1941   Ann Margaret
~   Flora lia Feast


Sunday, April 29th
1899   Duke Ellington
1913   1st zipper pat
1941   Susan Flader
1975   Saigon falls
1986   Clemens' 1st 20k
1988   CA Condor egg hatched in captivity


Monday, April 30th
1803   Louisiana Purchase
1877   Alice B. Toklas
1900   Casey Jones died in train crash
1929   Johnny Horton
1933   Willie Nelson
1941   Mimi Farina
1945   Hitler committed suicide
~   Walpurgis Night


Tuesday, May 1st
1265   Dante
1830   Mother Jones
1857   Theo van Gogh
1923   Joseph Heller
1975   Smookey the Bear retired
2002   Montreal
~   Beltane Eve May


Wednesday, May 2nd
1840   Thomas Hardy
~   Rowan Tree Day


Thursday, May 3rd
1469   Machiavelli
1836   Denis Julien in Hell Roaring Canyon
1859   Andy Adams
1890   B. Traven
1919   Pete Seeger
1928   Dave Dudley
1933   James Brown
2003   Old Man of the Mountain collapsed
~   Holy Rood Day


Friday, May 4th
1967   Waltzing Matilda became Australian Nat. An.
1970   Kent St massacre


Saturday, May 5th
1818   Karl Marx
1832   Hubert Bancroft
1943   Michael Palin
~   Cinco de Mayo


Sunday, May 6th
1856   Sigmund Freud
1877   Crazy Horse surrendered
1915   Orson Wells


Monday, May 7th
1840   Tchaikovsky
1885   Gabby Hayes
1901   Gary Cooper
1915   Luisitania sunk
1954   Vietenamese overthrow French


Tuesday, May 8th
1825   Ashley passed thru Gates of Lodore
1930   Gary Snyder
1937   Thomas Pynchon
1940   Rick Nelson
1977   Alright! Now we're going to play everybody's favorite fun game: Move Back!


Wednesday, May 9th
1800   Lemuria
1933   Hitler burned books in Berlin


Thursday, May 10th
1883   Sitting Bull released from prison
1909   Mother Maybelle Carter


Friday, May 11th
1896   Mari Sandoz
1904   Salvador Dali
1969   100 lbs of plutonium caught fire at Rocky Flats CO
1981   Bob Marley died
2003   Quinn Wardwell


Saturday, May 12th
1921   Farley Mowat
467 BC   Socrates


Sunday, May 13th
1907   Daphne du Maurier
1925   Yogi Berra
1950   Stevie Wonder
1976   Kathleen Abbott


Monday, May 14th
1804   Lewis & Clark expedition
1832   War against Black Hawk
1972   Shiela Hille


Tuesday, May 15th
1841   Clarence Dutton
1900   Sempervirens Club
1918   Eddy Arnold


Wednesday, May 16th
1763   Samuel Johnson met Boswell


Thursday, May 17th
1942   Taj Mahal
1963   Page McConnell
1966   If you only just wouldn't clap so haarrrrd!
1979   Karen Silkwood heirs won $10mil from Kerr McGee


Friday, May 18th
1872   Bertrand Russell
1919   Nabokov learned to foxtrot
1980   Mt. St. Helens erupted
~   Apollon Day
~   Sugarloaf Chapel Day


Saturday, May 19th
1919   NPCA
1925   Malcolm Little
1963   Glen Canyon died
1972   Shawn Reed


Sunday, May 20th
1799   Balzac
1806   John Stuart Mill
1862   Homestead Act
1919   Lonesome George Gobel


Monday, May 21st
1931   Bob Marshall P.A.
~   Armed Forces Day
427 BC   Plato


Tuesday, May 22nd
1859   Arthur Conan Doyle
1871   Powell's 2nd Exp.
1915   Lassen Peak exploded
~   Bartender's Day


Wednesday, May 23rd
1701   Capt. Kidd hanged
1934   Bonnie & Clyde shot
~   God of the South born
~   Vulcan's Day


Thursday, May 24th
1844   1st telegraph message
1941   Robert Zimmerman
~   What has God wrought?


Friday, May 25th
1803   Ralph Waldo Emerson
1895   Oscar Wilde jailed
1926   Miles Davis


Saturday, May 26th
1946   Von Neuman file patent for H-bomb


Sunday, May 27th
1894   Dashiel Hammett
1907   Rachel Carson


Monday, May 28th
1892   Sierra Club
1910   T-Bone Walker
1957   Steve Watson


Tuesday, May 29th
1736   Patrick Henry
1903   Bob Hope
1917   John F. Kennedy
1956   Cucamonga Wild Area
1961   Melissa Etheridge
~   Restoration of the Oak Day


Wednesday, May 30th
1431   Joan of Arc burned at stake
1896   1st recorded auto accident
1972   Manny Ramirez


Thursday, May 31st
1797   XYZ affair
1819   Walt Whitman
1921   Sacco & Vanzetti trial began


Friday, June 1st
1638   1st recorded description of earthquake
1926   Marilyn Monro
1934   Ruess Nemo inscription found in Escalante Wilderness


Saturday, June 2nd
1740   Marquis de Sade
1927   Philip Burton
1948   Jerry Mathers


Sunday, June 3rd
1808   Jefferson Davis
1924   Gila Wilderness
1926   Allen Ginsberg
1965   Mike Gordon
1980   False U.S. nuclear alert


Monday, June 4th
1259   Kublai became Khan
1844   Last Great Auk clubbed to death
1911   Mitch Miller
1937   1st shopping carts


Tuesday, June 5th
1854   Know Nothing Party
1878   Pancho Villa
1943   LA Zoot Suit Riots
1976   Teton Dam collapsed


Wednesday, June 6th
1778   Beau Brummell
1875   Thomas Mann
1887   Ruth Benedict
1933   1st drive-in movie
1949   1984 publ.


Thursday, June 7th
1912   Charles Addams
~   St. Grottschalk Day


Friday, June 8th
1906   Antiquities Act
1923   Bryce Canyon N.P.


Saturday, June 9th


Sunday, June 10th
1682   1st recorded tornado
1922   Judy Garland
1928   Maurice Sendak
1965   Warm Springs Rapid Yampa River
1974   Jennifer Austin


Monday, June 11th
1888   Bartholomeo Vanzetti


Tuesday, June 12th
1924   George Bush
~   Hermes Day


Wednesday, June 13th
1865   William Butler Yeats


Thursday, June 14th
1909   Burl Ives
1920   Che Guervera
1951   1st commercial computer Univac
1957   Georgie White ran Cataract Canyon @ 110000cfs
1972   Tom Weber


Friday, June 15th
1799   Handsome Lake's 1st vision
1922   Morris Udall
1924   J.E. Hoover appointed director of FBI
1937   Waylon Jennings
1965   Dylan went electric
1995   Maggie et al get their checks cashed in


Saturday, June 16th
1889   Nelson Doubleday
1904   Joyce & Barnacle 1st date
1904   Stately plump Buck descends into Leopold's longest day
1895   San Laurel
1920   ITT incorporated
1939   Rain of Frogs England


Sunday, June 17th
1876   Crazy Horse defeated Gen Crook
1910   Red Foley
1970   Steph Dolby
~   Orpheus Day


Monday, June 18th
1882   Stravinsky
1909   Aldo Leopold came to SW
1948   LP album 1st introduced


Tuesday, June 19th
1953   Rosenbergs executed
551 BC   Confucius


Wednesday, June 20th
1905   Lillian Hellman
1910   Krazy Kat
1916   T. Texas Tyler
1949   Cyndi Lauper
1949   Lionel Richie


Thursday, June 21st
1882   Rockwell Kent


Friday, June 22nd
1856   H Ridder Haggard
1898   Erich Maria Remarque
1969   Judy Garland died


Saturday, June 23rd
1860   Secret Service formed
1944   FDR's last fireside chat


Sunday, June 24th
1497   Cabot discovered Canada
1842   Ambrose Bierce
~   Thunder God born


Monday, June 25th
1852   Antonio Gaudi
1876   Custer died
1903   George Orwell


Tuesday, June 26th
1812   Governor of Mass. declares fast to protest War
1819   Abner Doubleday
1943   Georgie Fame
~   Rathayatra Festival


Wednesday, June 27th
1869   Emma Goldman
1905   IWW formed
1927   Captain Kangaroo


Thursday, June 28th
1914   Lester Flatt
1960    John Elway
1983   Spillways 1st used at Glen Canyon Dam
2010    Owen Rock


Friday, June 29th
1900   Antoine St.Exupery


Saturday, June 30th
1841   Fish rained down in Boston
1864   Yosemite State Park
1908   Siberian Big Bang
1947   Barbara Wardwell


Sunday, July 1st
1804   George Sand
1892   James M. Cain
1912   David Browner


Monday, July 2nd
1961   Ernest Hemingway committed suicide


Tuesday, July 3rd
1608   Samuel de Champlain founded Quebec City
1883   Franz Kafka
1937   Amelia Earhart disappeared
1971   Jim Morrison died
1995   E&Z Kassel
2013   Bangor Waterphront


Wednesday, July 4th
1826   Thomas Jefferson & John Adams die
1845   Thoreau moved to Walden Pond
1867   Stehen T. Mather
1900   Louis Armstrong
1997   Hong Kong handed over by U.K.
2015   Chitown Southside Final Shakedown
~   Independence Day


Thursday, July 5th
1889   Jean Cocteau
1946   Bikini invented


Friday, July 6th
1953   Nanci Griffith
2012   Phish SPAClin Rosie


Saturday, July 7th
1860   Gustav Mahler
1862   Land Grant Act
1959   Billie Holiday died


Sunday, July 8th
1970   Beck Hansen
~   Festival of Hungry Goats
~   King Strang Day


Monday, July 9th
~   Lotus Festival
1995   Last Dead jam Soldier Field


Tuesday, July 10th
1871   Proust
1891   Best wrecked in Cataract Canyon
1925   Scopes Monkey Trial
1943   PAE


Wednesday, July 11th
1302   Battle of Spurs
1804   Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton
1899   E. B. White
1946   Judy Weber


Thursday, July 12th
1817   Henry David Thoreau
1854   George Eastman
1873   Frog rain KC
1904   Pablo Neruda


Friday, July 13th
1998   R&B had same thought same time 500 miles away


Saturday, July 14th
1789   Bastille Day
1881   Billy the Kid shot by Pat Garret
1899   James Cagney
1912   Woody Guthrie
1917   William Eastlake
1960   Italy predicted the end of the world via U.S. E-bomb
1976   Matt Weber


Sunday, July 15th
1606   Rembrandt
1913   Cowboy Copas
1940   1st nylon stockings
1946   Linda Rondstadt
1951   Catcher in the Rye publ.


Monday, July 16th
1935   1st parking meters
1945   1st atomic bomb explosion


Tuesday, July 17th
1869   Powell at confluence of Grand & Green
1955   Disneyland opened
~   Trojan Sorrow Fest


Wednesday, July 18th
64   Rome burned while Nero fiddled
1???   Fred Tuttle
1918   Nelson Mandela
1939   Hunter S. Thompson
1972   Amy Clapp


Thursday, July 19th
1816   Lizzie Borden
1881   Sitting Bull surrendered
1970   Duncan Wardwell


Friday, July 20th
1890   Theda Bara
1917   Edward Wardwell
1938   Diana Rigg
1969   1st man walks on moon


Saturday, July 21st
1887   Ants rained down on France
1899   Ernest Hemingway
1951   Robin Williams


Sunday, July 22nd
1898   Stephen Vincent Benet


Monday, July 23rd
1846   Thoreau jailed
1888   Raymond Chandler
1940   John Nichols
1980   River of No Return Wilderness


Tuesday, July 24th
1869   Powell in depths of Cataract Canyon
1878   Lord Dunsany


Wednesday, July 25th
1850   Frogs rained down in India
1870   Maxfield Parrish
1902   Frank Waters
1924   Frank Church
1948   Steve Goodman
1965   Electric Dylan @ Newport
1967   Das Kapital publ.


Thursday, July 26th
1796   George Catlin
1894   Aldous Huxley
1895   Robert Graves
1928   Stanley Kubrick


Friday, July 27th
1940   Bugs Bunny


Saturday, July 28th
1859   1st oil well drilled
1869   Powell names Dirty Devil River
1909   Malcolm Lowry
1946   Jonathon Edwards


Sunday, July 29th
1776   Dominguez-Escalante Exp
1870   1st paved road
1890   Vincent Van Gogh committed suicide


Monday, July 30th
1818   Emily Bronte
1838   Rain of Frogs London
1857   Thorstein Veblen
1891   Casey Stengel
1978   Melissa Sanders
1979   Softball size hail, Ft. Co, CO


Tuesday, July 31st
1837   Quantrill
1845   Saxaphone invented
1921   Rain of frogs in CT


Wednesday, August 1st
1819   Herman Melville
1869   Powell named Music Temple Glen Canyon
1903   Paul Horgan
1917   Frank Little lynched Butte MT
1943   Jerry Garcia
1960   Chuck D
1981   MTV 1st aired
~   Lughnasad


Thursday, August 2nd
1905   Myma Loy
1962   Veliscol Chemical attempted to stop Silent Spring


Friday, August 3rd
1905   Dolores Del Rio
1909   Walter Van Tilburg Clark
1913   Joe Knowles spent 61 days in ME woods with only breechclout
1933   Diane Wakowski


Saturday, August 4th
1841   WH Hudson
1976   Michael Sanders
2011   Celia Fallis


Sunday, August 5th
1906   John Huston
1962   Marilyn Monroe died


Monday, August 6th
1840   Aldolf Bandelier
1870   1st electric chair
1914   Hilda Rock
1920   John Graves
1945   Little Boy dropped on Hiroshima


Tuesday, August 7th
1933   Alley Oop debuted
1936   Rahsaan Roland Kirk


Wednesday, August 8th
1846   Smithsonian founded
1879   Emiliano Zapata
1884   Sara Teasdale
1974   Nixon resigned


Thursday, August 9th
1945   Fatman dropped on Nagasaki
1974   Shakes Hands Man exchanges domestic policy Bangor ME
1995   Jerry Garcia died


Friday, August 10th
1680   Pueblo revolt
1815   Billie Holiday
1912   Jorge Armado
1964   Forest Service cut down 4900 year old Bristlecone Pine
~   God of Fire born


Saturday, August 11th


Sunday, August 12th
1896   Gold discovered in Yukon Territory


Monday, August 13th
1860   Annie Oakley
1899   Alfred Hitchcock
1965   Jefferson Airplane
~   Festival of Diana


Tuesday, August 14th
1934   C.S. Watson Jr
1941   David Crosby
1945   Steve Martin


Wednesday, August 15th
1057   Macbeth slain by son of King Duncan
1769   Napolean
1785   Thomas DeQuincy
1877   T.E. Lawrence
1969   Woodstock


Thursday, August 16th
1920   Charles Bukowski
1935   Julie Newmar
1967   Tony C beaned
1977   Elvis died


Friday, August 17th
1786   Davy Crockett
1893   Mae West
1939   Ed Sanders
1943   Robert DeNiro


Saturday, August 18th
1227   Gengis Khan died
1938   Wizard of Oz released


Sunday, August 19th
1902   Ogden Nash


Monday, August 20th
1890   H.P. Lovercraft
1924   Jim Reeves
1940   Trotsky murdered with ice axe
1942   Isaac Hayes
1972   Scapegoat Wilderness
~   Battle of Fallen Timbers


Tuesday, August 21st
1831   Nat Turner Rebellion
1945   1st peaceful nuclear death Los Alamos NM
1970   Greg Frizzell


Wednesday, August 22nd
1893   Dorothy Parker
1917   John Lee Hooker
1947    Donna Jean Godchaux
1972   Sawtooth Wilderness
1976   Seabrook anti-nuke rally


Thursday, August 23rd
1927   Sacco & Vanzetti executed


Friday, August 24th
1899   Jorge Luis Borges
1970   John Weber


Saturday, August 25th
1836   Bret Harte
1900   Nietzsche died
1913   Walt Kelly
1916   National Parks Act
1968   Rachael Ray


Sunday, August 26th
1927   Francois Leydet
~   Ganesh Festival


Monday, August 27th
1587   Roanoke Colony disappeared
1660   Milton's books burned
1859   1st comm. oil well


Tuesday, August 28th
1749   Goethe
1828   Leo Tolstoi
2011   Irene cries in VT


Wednesday, August 29th
1869   Powell Exp. emerged from Grand Canyon
1911   Ishi found
1920   Charlie Parker


Thursday, August 30th
1797   Mary Shelley
1918   Ted Williams
50 BC   Cleopatra committed suicide with snake


Friday, August 31st
1846   Thoreau leaves for Bangor ME
1945   Van Morrison
1990   Dylan finds a dull Arrew in Pueblo CO


Saturday, September 1st
1875   Edgar Rice Burroughs
1877   Last Eastern Elk shot
1914   Last passenger pigeon died in zoo
1925   Art Pepper


Sunday, September 2nd
1666   Great Fire in London


Monday, September 3rd
1906   Lawrence Clark Powell
1933   Tompall Glaser
1964   Wilderness Act
1970   Frank Alig


Tuesday, September 4th
1609   Hudson Discovers Manhattan
1896   Geronimo surrendered
1958   Edsel introduced


Wednesday, September 5th
1847   Jessie James
1877   Crazy Horse murdered
1909   Walter Reuss
1953   1st priv. atomic reactor


Thursday, September 6th
1847   Thoreau left Walden Pond
1936   Buddy Holly
1960   Glacier Peaks Wilderness


Friday, September 7th
1860   Grandma Moses


Saturday, September 8th
1897   Jimmy Rogers
1911   Kolbs Bros took moving pics to GC
1918   John Sieberling
1932   Patsy Kline
1945   Pigpen


Sunday, September 9th
1825   Beethoven's last public app.
1868   Mary Austin


Monday, September 10th
1886   Hilda Doolittle
2011   Fly Flynning in Phish Line


Tuesday, September 11th
1862   O. Henry
1885   D.H. Lawrence
1957   Plut released at Rocky Flats fire
1978   Julie Rock
2001   World Trade Towers attacked


Wednesday, September 12th
1880   ML Meneken
1892   Alfred Knopf
1942   Maria Muldaur
1964   Canyonlands NP


Thursday, September 13th
1848   1st lobotomy
1876   Sherwood Anderson
1911   Bill Monroe
1916   Elephant lynched TN
1916   Roald Dahl


Friday, September 14th
640 BC   Lao Tzu
1879   Margaret Sanger
2011   Phish SX Fair


Saturday, September 15th
1903   Roy Acuff
1915   Fawn Brodie
1923   Hank Williams


Sunday, September 16th
1924   Lauren Bacall
1971   Greenpeace 1st sailed


Monday, September 17th
1883   William Carlos Williams
1935   Ken Kesey
1976   Jennifer Hempey
~   God of Grain & Lands Festival


Tuesday, September 18th
1905   Greta Garbo
1970   Jimi Hendrix died
~   God of the Furnace born


Wednesday, September 19th
1870   Cornelius Hedges proposed Yellowstone NP
1928   Steamboat Willie
1932   Mike Royko
1974   Kootenais declared war on US
1976   Scott Hempey
~   Fast of Thoth


Thursday, September 20th
1885   Jelly Roll Morton


Friday, September 21st
1866   H.G. Wells
~   Burning of Clothes Festival


Saturday, September 22nd
1926   John Coltrane
1944   Rick Hempey


Sunday, September 23rd
1846   Neptune Discovered


Monday, September 24th
1960   Howdy Dowdy's last app.


Tuesday, September 25th
1897   William Faulkner


Wednesday, September 26th
1888   J. Frank Dobie
1888   T.S. Eliot
1898   George Gershwin
1956   1st nuclear electricity


Thursday, September 27th
1962   Silent Spring publ
1981   Black footed ferret discovered in Wyo.


Friday, September 28th
1902   Ed Sullivan
1984   Utah Wilderness Act


Saturday, September 29th
1882   1st hydroelectric power plant
1956   Day of Doris


Sunday, September 30th
1955   James Dean's car crash
1964   Ernest Anastasio III


Monday, October 1st
1838   Trail of Tears
1890   Yosemite NP
2012   Olivia Rock


Tuesday, October 2nd
1869   Gandhi
1895   Groucho Marx


Wednesday, October 3rd
1951   Jean Rock
1951   Stevie Ray Vaughan


Thursday, October 4th
1861   Frederic Remington
1969   Tod Rackley


Friday, October 5th
1947   Patrick Arkinson


Saturday, October 6th
1966   LSD outlawed
2001   Rock Point Day


Sunday, October 7th
1870   Uncle Dave Macon
1934   Imamu Amiri Baraka
1944   Elizabeth Wardwell


Monday, October 8th
1871   Great Chicago Fire


Tuesday, October 9th
1946   1st electric blanket
1983   Watt forced to resign


Wednesday, October 10th
1574   Cervantes
1813   Guiseppe Verdi
1925   Thelonius Monk
1946   John Prine


Thursday, October 11th


Friday, October 12th
1875   The Great Beast
1935   Luciano Pavarotti
1985   Rune Day


Saturday, October 13th
1925   Lenny Bruce
1942   Paul Simon


Sunday, October 14th
1894   e.e. cummings
1922   Timpanogos NM


Monday, October 15th
1844   Nietzsche
1923   Italio Calvino


Tuesday, October 16th
1854   Oscar Wilde
1859   John Brown raids Harper's Ferry
1898   William O. Douglas
1947   Bob Weir


Wednesday, October 17th
1814   9 drown in London beer flood
1915   Arthur Miller


Thursday, October 18th
1926   Chuck Berry
1928   Keith Jackson


Friday, October 19th
1972   Lassen Wilderness
1976   Omnibus Wilderness Act
1980   Rattlesnake Wilderness
1987   Stock Market crashes (again)


Saturday, October 20th
1854   Arthur Rimbaud


Sunday, October 21st
1772   Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1969   Jack Kerouac died


Monday, October 22nd
1844   Louis Reil
1871   Powell at mouth of Paria River


Tuesday, October 23rd
1919   Katie Lee


Wednesday, October 24th
1930   Big Bopper


Thursday, October 25th
1881   Pablo Picasso
~   Sunlower Evening


Friday, October 26th
4004   BC Lightfoot Prediction


Saturday, October 27th
1904   1st NYC subway
1932   Sylvia Plath
2004   Alex Wardwell
2004   Bambino's Curse lifted


Sunday, October 28th
1466   Erasmus
1976   Amy Cota Michaud


Monday, October 29th
1906   Frederic Brown
1911   Kolb Bros. ran the Big Drops Cataract Canyon


Tuesday, October 30th
1451   Colombus
1814   Patsy Montana
1938   War of Worlds


Wednesday, October 31st
1517   Luther posted 95 Theses on Wittenberg Palace church
1795   John Keats
1952   1st H-bomb


Thursday, November 1st
1873   1st barbed wire manufactured
2001   Dublin
~   Dia de los Muertos
~   Samahian


Friday, November 2nd
1734   Daniel Boone
~   Egyptian Feast of Camps


Saturday, November 3rd
1883   Treasure Island publ.
1957   1st dog in space


Sunday, November 4th
1898   Will Rogers
1916   Walter Cronkite


Monday, November 5th
1605   Guy Fawkes Day
1855   Eugene Debs
1872   Susan B. Anthony arrested for voting
1912   Roy Rogers
1946   Gram Parsons
1968   Nixon's the One Day


Tuesday, November 6th
1893   Edsel Ford
1984   Black Tuesday


Wednesday, November 7th
1913   Albert Camus
1942   Johnny Rivers
1943   Joni Mitchell


Thursday, November 8th
1656   Edmund Halley
1887   Doc Holiday died
1889   Montana became a state
1897   Dorothy Day
1954   Rickie Lee Jones


Friday, November 9th
1906   Mugsy Spanier
1965   Northeast blackout
1967   Rolling Stone magazine published


Saturday, November 10th
1697   William Hogarth
1879   Vachel Lindsay
1969   Sesame Street premiered


Sunday, November 11th
1812   Fyodor Dostoyevsky
1812   J.W. Gunnison
1831   Nat Turner hanged
1887   Haymarket rioters hanged
1922   Kurt Vonegut
1938   Typhoid Mary died


Monday, November 12th
1934   Charles Manson
1934   Everett Ruess vanished into Escalante Wilderness
1945   Neil Young


Tuesday, November 13th
1850   R.L Stevenson
1946   1st artificial snow
2001   Edinburgh


Wednesday, November 14th
1851   Moby Dick publ.
1919   Veronica Lake
1947   Buckwheat Zydeco
1948   Prince Charles
1968   National Turn in Your Draft Card Day


Thursday, November 15th
1887   Georgia O'Keefe
1907   Mutt & Jeff


Friday, November 16th
1885   Louis Riel hanged
2001   Glen Nevis


Saturday, November 17th
1790   August Mobius


Sunday, November 18th
1805   California Condor killed on Lewis&Clark exped.
1865   Jim Smiley & His Jumping Frog publ.
1928   Mickey Mouse
1975   Big Papi
1978   Guyanan Kool-Aid masacre
2001   Isle of Skye


Monday, November 19th
1703   Man in the Iron Mask died
1905   Tom Dorsey
1915   Joe Hill executed SLC
1934   Everett Ruess last seen
1999   Piper plane rained down in Old Town ME


Tuesday, November 20th
1920   1st municipal airport


Wednesday, November 21st
1694   Voltaire
1898   Rene Magritte
1904   Coleman Hawkins
1942   Opening of Alcan Hwy
2001   Inverness


Thursday, November 22nd
1916   Jack London committed suicide
1942   Casablanca premiered
1963   JFK assassinated


Friday, November 23rd
1850   Billy the Kid
1893   Harpo Marx


Saturday, November 24th
1632   Spinoza
1868   Scott Joplin
2001   Aberdeen


Sunday, November 25th
1971   D. B Cooper disappeared
1998   Phront Row Phish Show
~   Women Make Merry Day


Monday, November 26th
1941   Tina Turner


Tuesday, November 27th
1942   Jimi Hendrix
1966   NYC killer smog


Wednesday, November 28th
1757   William Blake
1925   Grand Ol' Opry
1944   Emmett Drogan
1998   Phront Row Lightstick attack in Albany NY


Thursday, November 29th
1832   Lousia May Alcott
1864   Slaughter at Sand Creek
1898   C.S. Lewis
1917   Merle Travis
2001   Amsterdam


Friday, November 30th
1835   Samuel Clemens
1954   Elizabeth Hodges struck by meteorite AL


Saturday, December 1st
1935   Woody Allen
1955   Rosa Parks refuses to give up bus seat
1978   Aniakchak NM & Berin Land Bridge Natl. Presv.
2003   Oren & Skyler Beckwith


Sunday, December 2nd
1942   First self-sustaining nuclear reaction
1980   Alaska Lands Act


Monday, December 3rd
1857   Joseph Conrad
1888   Wetherhill discovered Cliff Palace
1910   First neon sign in Paris


Tuesday, December 4th
1835   Samuel Butler
1842   Crazy Horse
1948   Southside Johnny
2001   Paris


Wednesday, December 5th
1791   Mozart died
1840   Fritz Lang
1901   Walt Disney
1929   Natl. League for Nudists
1932   Little Richard
1935   Prohibition ended
1938   J.J. Cale
1966   Crystal Rapid formed Grand Canyon


Thursday, December 6th


Friday, December 7th
65   (BC) Horace
1719   Aurora Borealis first recorded
1873   Willa Cather
1958   John Birch Society founded
1972   Joey Cota
~   National Ding-a-Ling Day
~   Wyoming Day


Saturday, December 8th
1824   George McDonald
1863   Edvard Munch
1894   James Thurber
1937   Jim Harrison
1949   Tom Waits
1980   John Lennon killed


Sunday, December 9th
1830   Emily Dickinson
1878   Last Labrador duck killed
1939   Thomas McGuane
1943   Jim Morrison
1988   Roy Orbison died


Monday, December 10th
1904   Montana Slim
1909   Red Cloud passed in Spirit World
1980   Colorado Wilderness Bill


Tuesday, December 11th
1943   Rosemary Hempey
1948   John Rock


Wednesday, December 12th


Thursday, December 13th
37   Nero
2001   Berlin


Friday, December 14th
1919   Shirely Jackson


Saturday, December 15th
1876   Rain of Snakes Memphis
1890   Sitting Bull killed


Sunday, December 16th
1770   Beethoven
1773   Boston Tea Party
1775   Jane Austen
2001   Switzerland


Monday, December 17th


Tuesday, December 18th


Wednesday, December 19th
1940   Phil Ochs
1980   New Mexico Wilderness Act


Thursday, December 20th
1798   Birdie Murphy


Friday, December 21st
1866   Battle of the 100 Slain
1921   Ret Marut publ last issue of The Brickburner
1932   Edward Hoagland
1940   Frank Zappa


Saturday, December 22nd
1849   Dostoyevsky sentenced to die
1922   Hawkshaw Hawkins
1944   Glen Miller disappeared
2001   Rome


Sunday, December 23rd
1776   Tom Paine published Crisis


Monday, December 24th
1809   Kit Carson
1948   First solar heated house
~   Noche Buena


Tuesday, December 25th
1758   Halley's Comet appeared


Wednesday, December 26th
1716   Thomas Gray
1891   Henry Miller
1940   Phil Spector


Thursday, December 27th
1493   Paracelsus
1947   Howdy Doody aired


Friday, December 28th
1917   Mencken's Bathtub Hoax
1973   Endandgered Species Act
~   Feast of Fools


Saturday, December 29th
1890   Wounded Knee Massacre
1931   Heavy H2O discovered
1974   Glacier Ranger fatally shot snowmobile


Sunday, December 30th
1910   Paul Bowles
1975   Hell's Canyon Wilderness


Monday, December 31st
999   AD Earliest known prediction of the end of the world
1930   Odetta
1999   Criswell predicted black rainbow to suck oxygen from earth.