No close family anniversaries (of deceased persons). Among the living, happy wedding anniversary to cousin Joyce Larson and Gary Frame.
There are a slew of famous birthdays today. First, on the island of Corsica in 1769: Napoleon Bonaparte.
Exactly two years later (1771) in Edinburgh, Scotland, poet and novelist Walter Scott.
Thomas E Lawrence was born in Wales, on 16 August, 1888. He is better known as Lawrence of Arabia.
Finally, born in Pasadena, California, on this date in 1912: chef and author Julia Child.