History Blog

December 16

Happy Birthday RIP Jane Austen(1775–1817) ; Harry “Ben” Cross–67 William “Billy” Gibbons–65 Sam Robards–53 Benjamin Bratt–51 Jonathan Scarfe–39 Scott Bailey–36 Theodore James Taptiklis–30 Anna Popplewell–26 ; 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.