History Blog

December 16

Happy Birthday RIP Jane Austen(1775–1817) Patricia Deutsch(1943–2017) ; Joyce Boulifant–80 Harry “Ben” Cross–70 William “Billy” Gibbons–68 Sam Robards–56 Benjamin Bratt–54 Jonathan Scarfe–42 Scott Bailey–39 Theodore James Taptiklis–33 Anna Popplewell–29 ; 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