13 November 2009
Daily Chat 13/11/09
King Ethelred the Unready ordered the deaths of all Danes in England in 1002. The Denny Party landed at Alki Point on the Puget Sound in 1851 and founded the settlement that became the city of Seattle. Great Britain defeated France in the final of the first Rugby League World Cup in 1954.
Born today: Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), Hermione Baddeley (1906-1986), Jean Seberg (1938-1979), Art Malik (1952), Gerard Butler (1969) and Ayaan Hirsi Ali (1969).
It is the feast day of St. John Chrysostom. It's Tridi, 23 Brumaire CCXVIII (Garance day), if you're using the French Republican calendar.