Today in History

Library of Congress founded    On this day, April 24, 1800,

The Library of Congress was established.

 

 

 

 

Sue GraftonOn this day in 1940, Sue Grafton, author of the Kinsey Millhone Mysteries, was born.

Remember each of her book titles was named by a different letter in the alphabet:

A is for Alibi, T is for Trespass, W is for Wasted, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Queen Elizabeth knights ChurchillOn this day in 1953, Queen Elizabeth knighted Winston Churchill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patti LaBelle on DWTStarsOn this day in 1962 Patti LaBelle made her debut on the pop charts.

She made her debut on “Dancing with the Stars” in their current season.

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