|Much Events in History|
2013 Event - The 1950's American pop singer Patti Page, known for the songs, '(How Much Is That) Doggie In The Window' and "Tennessee Waltz', dies in Encinitas, California at 85 years old
2012 Event - Astronomers have identified the nearest planet outside of our Solar System, Alpha Centauri B, which circles its star much closer than Mercury orbits our Sun
2011 Event - The Northern Lights become visible over much of North America due to a coronal mass ejection
2006 Death - John M. Ford, author, science fiction and fantasy, poet, game designer, wrote, 'The Final Reflection', 'How Much Just for the Planet?', dies of natural causes, at age 49
1987 Event - 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
1976 Death - Margaret Leighton, British actress (Much ado about nothing), dies at 53
1957 Birthday - John M. Ford, born in East Chicago, Indiana, author, science fiction and fantasy, poet, game designer, wrote, 'The Final Reflection', 'How Much Just for the Planet?'
1950 Birthday - Wally Lamb, born in America, author, novelist, featured in Oprah's Book Club, books include 'The Hour I First Believed' 'I'll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison', 'She's Come Undone', 'I Know This Much is True'
1941 Birthday - Ernest Wright, Jr., U.S. rock vocalist, Imperials-So Much
1940 Event - British Prime Minister Churchill says of Royal Air Force, "Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few"
1935 Birthday - Peter Bichsel, born in Lucerne, Switzerland, writer, journalist, wrote 'And Really Frau Blum Would Very Much Like to Meet the Milkman', member of the Gruppe Olten, a club of Swiss writers
1914 Birthday - Julio Cortazar, Argentina, writer, We Love Glenda So Much
1904 Event - Much of Toronto destroyed by fire
1899 Birthday - Frank Vosper, born in London, England, actor, Man Who Knew Too Much
1897 Event - After Bob Fitzsimmons KOs much larger Jim Corbett to win world HW championship he says, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall"
1862 Event - Much of Enschede Netherlands destroyed by fire
1780 Event - About midday, near-total darkness descends on much of New England to this day it's cause is still unexplained
1745 Event - Treaty of Dresden gives much of Silesia to the Prussians
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