Independence Day in Togo (1960) and Sierra Leone (1961), Freedom Day in South Africa
1667 - The blind, impoverished John Milton sells the copyright of Paradise Lost for £10
1810 - Beethoven composes his famous piano piece, Für Elise.
1964 - "Love Me Do" by the Beatles was #1 for one week in the US
1981 - Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
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Well, today I shall celebrate my 24th birthday without much flair, but hey, it will be good anyways, I'm sure. I have to teach in Hualian, so that means getting up early to take the train. I'm planning to make an angel food cake on Friday for my students.