SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017 - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
JANUARY 1, 1864 Alfred Stieglitz is born in Hoboken, New Jersey.
JANUARY 1, 1890 Charley Jordan is born in Mabelvale, Arkansas.
JANUARY 1, 1954 Richard Kern is born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.
JANUARY 1, 1993 - Czechoslovakia is divided into the Czech Republic and Slovakia in The Velvet Divorce.
JANUARY 2, 1976 Phil Radford is born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
JANUARY 2, 1900 John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.
JANUARY 3, 1793 Lucretia Mott is born in Nantucket, Massachusetts.
JANUARY 3, 1977 Apple Computer is incorporated.
JANUARY 4, 1877 Marsden Hartley is born Edmund Hartley in Lewiston, Maine.
JANUARY 4, 1883 Max Eastman is born in Canandaigua, New York.
JANUARY 4, 1999 Jesse Ventura is sworn in as governor of Minnesota.
JANUARY 5, 1931 Alvin Ailey is born in Rogers, Texas.
JANUARY 5, 1940 FM radio is demonstrated to the FCC for the first time.
JANUARY 5, 1941 Hayao Miyazaki is born in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.
JANUARY 5, 1942 Stanley Booth is born in Waycross, Georgia.
JANUARY 5, 1946 Diane Keaton is born in Los Angeles, California.
JANUARY 6, 1915 Alan Watts is born in Kent, England.
JANUARY 6, 1878 Carl Sandburg is born in Galesburg, Illinois.
JANUARY 6, 1883 Kahlil Gibran is born in Bsharri, Lebanon.
JANUARY 6, 1912 Charles Addams is born in Westfield, New Jersey.
JANUARY 6, 1946 Syd Barrett is born in Cambridge, England.
JANUARY 6, 1958 Club 47 opens its doors in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
JANUARY 6, 1975 Led Zeppelin fans break down doors and destroy sections the Boston Garden.
JANUARY 7, 1911 Butterfly McQueen is born in Tampa, Florida.
JANUARY 7, 1948 National Guard pilot Thomas Mantell crashes while in pursuit of a UFO.
JANUARY 7, 1955 Chuck Connelly is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 8, 1872 Charles Hawthorne is born in Lodi, Illinois.
JANUARY 8, 1911 Gypsy Rose Lee is born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
JANUARY 8, 1918 Woodrow Wilson announces his Fourteen Points.
JANUARY 8, 1935 Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Mississippi.
JANUARY 8, 1941 Nena von Schlebrόgge is born Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrόgge in Mexico City, Mexico.
JANUARY 8, 1947 David Bowie is born in London, England.
JANUARY 8, 1964 Ron Sexsmith is born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.
JANUARY 8, 1976 Jenny Lewis is born in Las Vegas, Nevada.
JANUARY 9, 1950 David Johansen is born in Staten Island, New York.
JANUARY 9, 2007 Steve Jobs unveils the first iPhone.
JANUARY 10, 1870 John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
JANUARY 10, 1887 Robinson Jeffers is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 10, 1924 Max Roach is born in Newland, North Carolina.
JANUARY 10, 1982 Valerie June is born in Jackson, Tennessee.
JANUARY 11, 1905 Dorothy Hale is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 11, 1912 Textile works in Lawrence, Massachusetts go on strike.
JANUARY 11, 1924 Slim Harpo is born James Isaac Moore in Lobdell, Louisiana.
JANUARY 11, 1926 Susan Reed is born in Columbia, South Carolina.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017 - FULL WOLF MOON
JANUARY 12, 1926 Morton Feldman is born in Queens, New York.
JANUARY 12, 1971 All in the Family premieres on CBS.
JANUARY 13, 1893 Clark Ashton Smith is born in Long Valley Caldera, California.
JANUARY 13, 1925 Billie Allen is born in Richmond, Virginia.
JANUARY 13, 1943 Willie Loco Alexander is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 13, 1968 Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom State Prison
JANUARY 14, 1887 Samuel Loveman is born in Cleveland, Ohio.
JANUARY 14, 1896 John Dos Passos is born in Chicago, Illinois.
JANUARY 14, 1905 Emily Hahn is born in St. Louis, Missouri.
JANUARY 14, 1938 Allen Toussaint is born in New Orleans, Louisiana.
JANUARY 14, 1963 Bob Dylan records with Richard Farina and Eric von Schmidt in Dobell's basement at Charing Cross London.
JANUARY 14, 1967 The Human Be-In kicks off the Summer of Love in San Francisco, California's Golden Gate Park.
JANUARY 15, 1864 Fannie Johnston is born Frances Benjamin Johnston in Grafton, West Virginia.
JANUARY 15, 1919 The Great Molasses Flood in Boston, Massachusetts, kills 21 people and injures 150 more.
JANUARY 15, 1929 Martin Luther King, Jr. is born in Atlanta, Georgia.
JANUARY 15, 1941 Captain Beefheart is born Don Glen Vliet in Glendale, California.
JANUARY 15, 1948 Ronnie Van Zant is born in Jacksonville, Florida.
JANUARY 15, 1956 Yellowman is born in Kingston, Jamaica.
MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2017 - MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
JANUARY 16, 1933 Susan Sontag is born Susan Rosenblatt in New York City, New York.
JANUARY 16, 1939 The Irish Republican Army (IRA) begins a bombing and sabotage campaign in England.
JANUARY 16, 1973 Timothy Leary is placed under house arrest in Afghanistan.
JANUARY 17, 1861 Louise Imogen Guiney is born in Roxbury, Massachusetts.
JANUARY 17, 1928 Vidal Sassoon is born in London, England.
JANUARY 17, 1929 Popeye the Sailor Man by Elzie Segar debuts.
JANUARY 17, 1934 Donald Cammell is born in Edinburgh, Scotland.
JANUARY 17, 1944 Francoise Hardy is born in Paris, France.
JANUARY 17, 1949 Andy Kaufman is born in New York City, New York.
JANUARY 17, 1955 Steve Earle is born in Hampton, Virginia.
JANUARY 18, 1904 Cary Grant is born Archibald Alexander Leach in Bristol, England.
JANUARY 18, 1919 The Paris Peace Conference opens in Versailles, France.
JANUARY 18, 1973 Benjamin Todd Jealous is born in Pacific Grove, California.
JANUARY 19, 1809 Edgar Allan Poe is born in Boston, Massachusetts.
JANUARY 19, 1887 Alexander Woollcott is born in Phalanx, New Jersey.
JANUARY 19, 1943 Janis Joplin is born in Port Arthur, Texas.
JANUARY 19, 1953 America tunes in to I Love Lucy to watch Lucy give birth to Ricky Jr.
JANUARY 19, 1954 Cindy Sherman is born in Glen Ridge, New Jersey.
JANUARY 20, 1888 Lead Belly is born Huddie William Ledbetter in Mooringsport, Louisiana.
JANUARY 20, 1920 Frederico Fellini is born in Rimini, Italy.
JANUARY 20, 1926 Patricia Neal is born in Packard, Kentucky.
JANUARY 20, 1946 David Lynch is born in Missoulla, Montana.
JANUARY 20, 1971 ?uestlove is born Ahmir Khalib Thompson in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 20, 1986 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day becomes a federal holiday.
JANUARY 21, 1789 America's first novel, The Power of Sympathy or the Triumph of Nature Founded in Truth, is printed in Boston, Massachusetts.
JANUARY 21, 1868 Max Bohm is born in Cleveland, Ohio.
JANUARY 21, 1887 Jaime de Angulo is born in Paris, France.
JANUARY 21, 1972 Cat Power is born Charlyn Marie Marshall in Atlanta, Georgia.
JANUARY 22, 1849 August Strindberg is born in Stockholm, Sweden.
JANUARY 22, 1889 Columbia Phonograph is formed in Washington, D.C.
JANUARY 22, 1897 Blind Willie Johnson is born in Brenham, Texas.
JANUARY 22, 1898 Sergei Eisenstein is born in Riga, Latvia.
JANUARY 22, 1906 Julien Levy is born in New York City, New York.
JANUARY 22, 1935 Teiji Ito is born in Tokyo, Japan.
JANUARY 22, 1953 Jim Jarmusch is born in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
JANUARY 22, 1954 Marcia Mello is born Marcia Kostick in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
JANUARY 23, 1943 Duke Ellington makes his Carnegie Hall debut in New York City, New York.
JANUARY 23, 1832 Edouard Manet is born in Paris, France.
JANUARY 23, 1881 Luisa Casati is born in Milan, Italy.
JANUARY 23, 1881 Oliver Chaffee is born in Detroit, Michigan.
JANUARY 24, 1915 Robert Motherwell is born in Aberdeen, Washington.
JANUARY 24, 1961 Nastassja Kinski is born Nastassja Aglaia Nakszynskiin in Berlin, Germany.
JANUARY 24, 1972 Shoichi Yokoi is found hiding in a Guam jungle not knowing that World War II had ended.
JANUARY 25, 1882 Virginia Woolf is born in London, England.
JANUARY 25, 1938 Etta James is born in Los Angeles, California.
JANUARY 25, 1947 Thomas Goldsmith files a patent for the Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device.
JANUARY 26,1934 The Apollo Theater reopens in Harlem, New York.
JANUARY 26, 1944 Angela Davis is born in Birmingham, Alabama.
JANUARY 26, 1953 Lucinda Williams is born in Lake Charles, Louisiana.
JANUARY 27, 1606 The Trial of Guy Fawkes begins.
JANUARY 27, 1756 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is born in Salzburg, Austria.
JANUARY 27, 1897 William Mortensen is born in Park City, Utah.
JANUARY 27, 1919 Lester Johnson is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2017 - CHINESE NEW YEAR BEGINS
JANUARY 28, 1754 Horace Walpole coins the word serendipity in a letter to Horace Mann.
JANUARY 28, 1853 Jose Marti is born in Havana, Cuba.
JANUARY 28, 1941 King Tubby is born Osbourne Ruddock in Kingston, Jamaica.
JANUARY 29, 1845 Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven is published.
JANUARY 29, 1860 Anton Chekhov is born in Taganrog, Russia.
JANUARY 29, 1874 Owen Davis is born in Portland, Maine.
JANUARY 29, 1927 Edward Abbey is born in Indiana, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 30, 1873 Maud Squire is born in Cincinatti, Ohio.
JANUARY 30, 1908 Mahatma Gandhi is released from prison in Transvaal, South Africa.
JANUARY 30, 1947 Steve Marriott is born in London, England.
JANUARY 31, 1857 James Huneker is born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
JANUARY 31, 1902 Tallulah Bankhead is born in Huntsville, Alabama.
JANUARY 31, 1915 Alan Lomax is born in Austin, Texas.
JANUARY 31, 1923 Norman Mailer is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.
JANUARY 31, 1937 Philip Glass is born in Baltimore, Maryland.
JANUARY 31, 1956 John Lydon is born in London, England.
JANUARY 31, 1990 McDonald's opens in Moscow, Russia.