On this day in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln meets with Union generals Ulysses S. Sherman at City Point, Virginia, to plot the last stages of the Civil War. The project marked yet another failed attempt to undermine the regime of Cuban leader Fidel Castro. The neighbors of Thomas and Ann Farrow, shopkeepers in South London, discover their badly bludgeoned bodies in their home.Lincoln went to Virginia just as Grant was preparing to attack Confederate General Robert E. TV Marti was put together under the auspices of the Voice of America, the U. Thomas was already dead, but Ann was still breathing.
The boy, who was not in the room during the cleaning, darted past the housekeeper and somehow fell out the window, which was not protected by a window guard, the police said."At this point it seems as if this was a tragic accident," said a police spokesman, Capt. Besides the housekeeper, the boy's mother, Lori Del Santo, an Italian television actress, was in the duplex with a maid and a friend, the police said. Clapton, a founder of the rock groups Cream and Derek and the Dominos, was in New York on vacation. Del Santo but went to the apartment after being called by a friend, the police said.Captain Davis said the Health Department was investigating whether the condominium was in violation of city regulations requiring window guards in apartments where children under 12 years of age live.The 4 1/2-year-old son of the rock guitarist Eric Clapton was killed yesterday morning when he fell out an open bedroom window on the 53d floor of a Manhattan apartment building.The boy, Conor, who was dressed in red pajamas and slippers, landed on the roof of a four-story building next to Galleria Condominiums, a 57-story building where the boy was staying with his mother, the police said.Future President Thomas Jefferson is elected to the second Continental Congress on this day in 1775.
Jefferson, a Virginia delegate, quickly established himself in the Continental Congress with the publication of his paper entitled A Summary View of the Rights of British America. Kiichiro Toyoda, founder of the Toyota Motor Corporation, which in 2008 surpassed America’s General Motors as the world’s largest automaker, dies at the age of 57 in Japan on this day 1952. His father Sakichi Toyoda was an inventor of textile machinery,... government begins the operation of TV Marti, which broadcast television programs into communist Cuba.
In taking the crown, however, Cersei finally overcame the long-festering limitations of her gender.
To mark the character’s triumphant milestone, the show’s Emmy-winning costume designer Michele Clapton returned to the series to create the episode’s badass costume centerpiece—a coronation gown made from lightweight Italian-cut leather (from D’Alessio Galliano) and silver and black textured brocade (from London’s Altfield).
It was to be called “Live Aid” and to consist mainly of two concerts played simultaneously in London and Philadelphia on July 13 and broadcast live on TV across the world.
As it happened, on that date my band and I were to be in the middle of a North American tour.
We were booked to play Las Vegas the night before, with shows in Denver on either side, so there were some pretty big leaps involved.