History Blog

December 16

Happy Birthday RIP Jane Austen(1775–1817) ; Lesley Stahl–72 Harry “Ben” Cross–66 Billy Gibbons–64 Sam Robards–52 Benjamin Bratt–50 Jonathan Scarfe–38 Scott Bailey–35 Theo James(Taptiklis)–29 Anna Popplewell–25 ; 1773 – The Boston Tea Party took place as American colonists boarded a British ship and dumped more than 300 chests of tea overboard to protest tea taxes.