Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
1895: Shemp Howard, best known as a member of the Three Stooges comedy team, is born Samuel Horwitz in Manhattan, New York. He was an older brother of both Moe Howard and Curly Howard as well as the "third stooge" in the early years of the act. He would rejoin the trio in May 1946 after Curly suffered a stroke. He died of heart attack at the age of 60 in November 1955.
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