History Blog

December 16

\Happy Birthday RIP Jane Austen(1775–1817) Patricia Deutsch(1943–2017) ; John Decoste(“Terry Carter”)–90 Joyce Boulifant–82 Harry “Ben” Cross–72 William “Billy” Gibbons–70 Sam Robards–58 Benjamin Bratt–56 Jonathan Scarfe–44 Scott Bailey–41 Theodore James Taptiklis–35 Anna Popplewell–31 ; 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