John Muir, the “Father of the National Parks” and founder of The Sierra Club, died 100 years ago on this day. He devoted his life to preserving American wilderness for future generations to enjoy. So thank you John Muir, for Yosemite Valley and Sequoia National Parks, and all the other parks and natural wonders you helped to save.
Happy Birthday to Pope Francis who turns 78 today! Last year, the humble pontiff invited four homeless people to share in his birthday celebration at the Vatican. What surprises are in store this year? Perhaps thousands of tango dancers!
On this day in 1975, 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest' premieres in New York City. The film would go on to win five Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Jack Nicholson.