History Blog

December 16

Happy Birthday RIP Jane Austen(1775–1817) ; Lesley Stahl–71  Harry “Ben” Cross–65 Billy Gibbons–63 Benjamin Bratt–49 Jonathan Scarfe–37 Scott Bailey–34 Theo James(Taptiklis)–28 Anna Popplewell–24; 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.