On This Date In 1883 preacher, abolitionist, and women's rights advocate Sojourner Truth died in Battle Creek, Michigan.
On This Date In 1914 the HMS Bulwark suddenly blew up with an appalling explosion, taking all but 12 of her 750 crew.
On This Date In 1942 "Casablanca" is released, and opened in New York City.
On This Date In 1996 The Smashing Pumpkins release a five-disc box set The Aeroplane Flies High.
On This Date In 2000 Jean Bertrand Aristide is re-elected President of Haiti..
On This Date In 2001 concert video Elevation 2001: U2 Live from Boston, is released from the first American leg of their Elevation Tour.
On This Date In 2008 Boston Celtics defeat Golden State Warriors, 119-111, and the Buffalo Sabres defeat Boston Bruins, 3-2
Happy Birthday Rich Little (1938), Tina Turner (1939), Jamie Rose (1959), Kara Walker (1969), Natasha Bedingfield (1981).
RIP Charles Schulz (1922 - 2000), Robert Goulet (1933 - 2007).