The earliest event that Wiki says happened on this day is “49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war” and the most recent is “2011 – 2010–2011 Queensland floods: Torrential rain in the Lockyer Valley region of South East Queensland, Australia causes severe flash flooding, killing 9 people.”
A couple other things that also occurred on this day are:
1776 – Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet “Common Sense.”
1964 – “Meet the Beatles“, the band’s first US album, is released.
Happy birthday to Pat Benatar, George Foreman, Donald Fagen, and Rod Stewart.