Jan. 22, 2022

Woodstock

Woodstock

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During the past 24 hours, the United States Geological Survey reported 15 earthquakes in the lower 48 states and Alaska.

On this day in 1921 British crime writer, Agatha Christie published her first novel "The Mysterious Affair at Styles" introducing the character Hercule Poirot.

And also on this day in 1977, US President Jimmy Carter, on his second day in office, issued presidential Proclamation 4483 pardoning almost all Vietnam War draft evaders.

Born on this day in 1941 in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York,  American singer-songwriter, and guitarist who opened the Woodstock Festival, Richard Pierce Havens better known as Richie Havens.

Also born on this day in 1922 in Garden City New Jersey American actor and singer Telly Savalas, famous for the TV character Kojak, and lots of movies.