For today’s anniversary we go way back to the 17th century, or 1670 to be precise.
|Pope Clem X|
He persistently continued to refuse the position, complaining that he had not the strength, nor the memory to hold such office, but after much persuasion he finally relented.
Pope Clement X remained in situ for 6 years when he died at the age of 86 after suffering from severe gout.
Today’s famous birthdays include:
Emperor Hirohito, who was the leader of Japan from 25th December 1926, until his death on 7th January 1989.
Actress Kate Mulgrew who was Captain Janeway in Star Trek – Voyager (60)
English spin bowler, TV/Radio host and former winner of I’m a Celebrity – Get Me Out of Here, Phil (Tuffers) Tuffnell (49)