Those born on this date are under the sign of Sagittarius. They include Italian sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini in 1598; Theodor Schwann, German physiologist and co-originator of cell theory, in 1810; novelist Willa Cather in 1873; department store chain founder Richard Sears in 1863; linguist Noam Chomsky in 1928 (age 89); actor Ellen Burstyn in 1932 (age 85); rock/folksinger Harry Chapin in 1942; baseball Hall of Fame member Johnny Bench in 1947 (age 70);
singer/songwriter Tom Waits in 1949 (age 68); basket
Today was a good day. At work I will get more things to deal with. What did you do today?
a thought for the day: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert Houghwout Jackson wrote, The day that this country ceases to be free for irreligion, it will cease to be free for religion.
A Jeopardy! champion may be in trouble with the law. According to the New York Daily News: Stephanie June Jass, 47, was charged with two felonies following an investigation by the Michigan State Police Cyber Command Center after authorities received word that the former Adrian College history professor may have illegally hacked into the email accounts of other people at the school. After months spent conducting a “forensic examination of the digital evidence,” authorities went forward, charging her with “unauthorized access of email accounts” and using a computer to commit a crime. The first charge alone carries with it a potential for five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Ms. Jass has a record for most wins by a woman on jeopardy!
6:30 pm is tiny christmas, When a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks two kids on Christmas Eve, they get scooped up into Santa’s sack. When they are dropped off across the street, the tiny kids have to navigate holiday hazards to make it home safely. duration One hour 30 minutes. 8 pm is law and order, When Lt. Van Buren’s college friend’s daughter is found dead, she leads a no-holds-barred mission to catch the serial assailant who attacked her in the past. duration One hour. 9 pm is law and order Religious tempers flare when a man is killed after desecrating a treasured edition of the Hebrew Torah. duration One hour.
10 pm is law and order An officer exacts revenge upon his friend’s alleged killer and tries to avoid prosecution by threatening to expose tainted evidence from previous cases. duration One hour.
those born on this date are under the sign of sagittarius. They include England’s King Henry VI in 1421; lyricist Ira Gershwin in 1896; bank robber Lester Baby Face Nelson in 1908; jazz pianist Dave Brubeck in 1920; football Hall of Fame member Otto Graham in 1921; actor James Naughton in 1945 (age 71); actor JoBeth Williams in 1948 (age 69); actor Tom Hulce in 1953 (age 64); comedian Steven Wright in 1955 (age 62); actor Janine Turner in 1962 (age 55); actor Janine Turner in 1962 (age 55
On this date in history: In 1768, Encyclopedia Britannica was first published.