Events (200 years ago today): 1813 - Premier of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony.
Events (50 years ago today): 1963 - Pan Am Flight 214, a Boeing 707, is struck by lightning and crashes near Elkton, Maryland, killing all 81 people on board.
Births (100 years ago today): 1913 - Delmore Schwartz, American poet (d. 1966)
Births (50 years ago today): 1963 - Greg Howe, American guitarist, composer, and producer
Deaths (50 years ago today): 1963 - Sarit Thanarat, Thai politician, 11th Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1908)
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