“If an historian were to relate truthfully all the crimes, weaknesses and disorders of mankind, his readers would take his work for satire rather than for history.” ~Pierre Bayle, philosopher
“When a history book contains no lies it is always tedious.” ~Anatole France, poet
1998: House Judiciary Committee recommends a full impeachment inquiry for President Clinton.
1994: Country Music Association Awards: Vince Gil wins Male Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year honors.
1969: Monty Python’s Flying Circus begins airing on BBC.
1963: Little Richard joins the Everly Brothers Tour.
1962: Beatles release their first recording “Love Me Do.”
1953: And now for something completely different. Earl Warren sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
1947: First Presidential address televised from White House (Harry Truman).