BORN TODAY: in San Antonio, Texas – Cresson Henry Kearney, “survivalist idol” and author of “Nuclear War Survival Skills”.
~ In Rosewood, Queensland, Australia, the Rosewood Hotel is “destroyed in a huge fire”. [www.gdaypubs.com].
~ In Andover, England, the fire brigade is called to a fire at the “Lamb” public house, when a bucket of tar, heating over a fire (?), overflows.