History Blog

April 24

Happy Birthday Shirley MacLean Beatty–80 Barabra Joan Streisand–72 Richard M. Daley–72 Jean-Paul Gaultier–62 Djimon Hounsou–50 Eric Balfour–37 Kelly Clarkson–32 ; 1800 – The United States Library of Congress is established when President John Adams signs legislation to appropriate $5,000 USD to purchase “such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress”