This Day in History, July 9th

Like sands through the hourglass, these are the days of This Day in History, today in 551 a major earthquake and tsunami struck the coastal towns of Byzantine Phoenicia, causing widespread devastation and tens of thousands of deaths. Catherine the Great became Empress of Russia following a coup d’etat against her husband, and second cousin, Peter III to become one of Russia’s greatest leaders, and the Federation of Australia is given royal assent. Plus birthdays for OJ Simpson,┬áTom Hanks, Courtney Love, Jack White, and Bon Scott.

Today’s Track:

AC/DC – The Jack

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