Today In History

Wakefield Family History Sharing

            Here is what happened on Saturday - November 1st...
            It is day 305 of the year 2014, and there are 60 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1957,Lyle Lovett, singer.
     Today, this person is/would be 57 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1834,First published reference to the game of Poker describes it as a Mississippi riverboat game.
            1870,US Weather Bureau begins operations.
            1943,World War II dimout ban lifted in San Francisco Bay area.
            1947,First Aloha Week Parade held in Hawaii.
            1953,First issue of Playboy is published in Chicago, (Way to go Hugh!).
            1981,First Class Mail raised from 18 to 20 cents.


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