On this day in 1884 The first known photograph of a tornado is taken 22 miles southwest of Howard, South Dakota. The photograph is above.
Legendary Jazz saxophonist Lester Young aka “Prez” was born on this day in 1909. He came to fame as member of Count Basie’s Orchestra and was one of the most […]
Travel author William Least-Heat-Moon turns 73 today.He was born William Trogdon. He is of English, Irish and Osage Indian ancestry. His most famous book was “Blue Highways’ which spent 42 weeks […]
The first televised baseball game was shown on station W2XBS which is now called WNBC. on this day in 1939. The great Red Barber called the action between the Cincinnati Reds […]
Its Elvis Costello’s 58th birthday.. here is one of his great songs/videos- Oliver’s Army from this third album and possibly his best album “Armed Forces” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVwrrkt22Ag
Singer-Songwriter Elvis Costello turns 58 years old today. Born Declan MacManus, he became Elvis Costello before releasing his first album in 1977, [the classic “My Aim Is True”} Elvis has […]