Today In History

Wakefield Family History Sharing

            Here is what happened on Tuesday - December 12th...
            It is day 346 of the year 2017, and there are 19 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1805,Henry Wells, founded American Express Co. and Wells Fargo & Co.
     Today, this person is/would be 212 years old.
            1821,Gustave Flaubert, novelist, "Madame Bovary."
     Today, this person is/would be 196 years old.
            1915,Old Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra.
     Today, this person is/would be 102 years old.
            1923,Bob Barker, of The Price Is Right!.
     Today, this person is/would be 94 years old.
            1938,Connie Francis
     Today, this person is/would be 79 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1901,Marconi receives first trans-Atlantic radio signal from England to US.
            1925,Arthur Heinman coins the term "motel," opens one in San Luis Obispo.
            1963,Kenya gains its independence.

      And Don't Forget...

                        National Ding-a-ling Day (honest!)
                        Independence Day, celebrated in Kenya.


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