Good News in History, January 10


Happy Birthday to raspy British rock vocalist and songwriter Rod Stewart, whose hit “Maggie May,” with its striking mandolin sound, was named one of 500 Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll. “Rod the Mod” turns 73 years old today, with a long list of hit songs steeped in warmth. (1945)

MORE Good News on this Date:

  • Thomas Paine published the immensely popular Common Sense pamphlet urging American colonists toward independence (1776)
  • League of Nations held its first meeting and ratified the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I (1920)
  • The first UN General Assembly opened with 51 nations (1946)
  • Edward Brooke (R-MA)…
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