List some facts/events, births and deaths in your journal, including the year.
1777 - American Revolutionary War: Battle of Bennington - British forces are defeated by American troops.
1930 - The first color sound cartoon, called Fiddlesticks, is made by Ub Iwerks
1962 - The Beatles fire drummer Pete Best and replace him with Ringo Starr.
1993 - The Debian GNU/Linux distribution is founded by Ian Murdock.
1894 - George Meany, American labor union leader (d. 1980)
1913 - Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1992)
1924 - Fess Parker, American actor
1933 - Julie Newmar, American actress
1958 - Madonna, American singer and actress
1948 - Babe Ruth, baseball player (b. 1895)
1705 - Jakob Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician and scientist (b. 1654)
1949 - Margaret Mitchell, American novelist (b. 1900)
1956 - Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor (b. 1882)
1977 - Elvis Presley, American singer and actor (b. 1935)