The National Trust is founded in Britain in 1895. (Hello, andysays!) The first long-distance wireless message was sent from the Eiffel Tower in Paris in 1908, and in 1984, Mark Thatcher went missing in the Sahara. Unfortunately, they found him again after six days.
Born today: Edmund Burke (1729), John Hancock (1737) Jack London (1876), Long John Baldry (1941),Ray Manzarek (1954).