The Pilgrim’s colony was supposed to be near this modern city, not where they finally settled.
- New York, NY
- Norfolk, VA
- Philadelphia, PA
- Wilmington, NC
Today in History: Born on July 12
Gaius Julius Caesar, Roman general and statesman.
Henry David Thoreau, essayist, naturalist and poet (Walden).
George Eastman, photography pioneer.
Amedeo Modigliani, Italian painter and sculptor.
Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian opera singer.
R. Buckminster Fuller, architect and engineer.
Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet and political activist (Residence on Earth).
Milton Berle, comedian, actor.
Andrew Wyeth, American painter.
Van Cliburn, American concert pianist.
Bill Cosby, comedian, actor.