Ole Larson's Folks

No close family anniversaries. Born in Lubbock, Texas, on this date in 1936: Charles Hardin Holley, known in pop culture as Buddy Holly, a huge influence on Rock ‘N Roll music. He died tragically in a 1959 plane crash.

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In world history, born in Greenwich Palace, England, on this date in 1533: Elizabeth Tudor, the future Queen Elizabeth I. Portrait below by an unknown artist after Zuccarro. The scandals, intrigues, and murders surrounding her birth to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and her rise to power, can and do fill library shelves and playbills.


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