History Blog

April 24

Happy Birthday RIP Harry “Michael” Parks(1940–2017) ; Shirley Beaty MacLean–88 Barabra Joan Streisand–80 Richard M. Daley–80 Jean-Paul Gaultier–70 Djimon Hounsou–58 Aidan Gillen(Murphy)–54 Rory McCann–53 Eric Balfour–45 Kelly Clarkson–40 ; 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”