May 8th Born Today 1910: Jazz pianist and composer, Mary Lou Williams. She wrote and arranged for such bandleaders as Duke Ellington and was friend, mentor, and teacher to Miles Davis. http://aol.it/YFXjpV
On This Day 1983:Margaret Thatcher is elected for a second term as United Kingdoms Prime Minister with the most decisive election victory since that of the Party Labour in 1945. Photo: SSPL/Getty Images
June 10th Born Today 1922: Judy Garland, born Frances Ethel Gumm. She remains the youngest recipient of the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement in the motion picture industry. Photo: Getty Images
June 10th Born Today 1833: Civil War spy for the Union Army, Pauline Cushman. She was awarded the rank of Brevet-Major by General Garfield and commended by President Abraham Lincoln for her service to the union cause, and became known as Miss Major Cushman.
June 14th: Born Today 1904: The first female war correspondant and photographer permitted to work in combat zones, Margaret Bourke-White. Photo: Getty Images Born Today 1904:The first female war correspondant and photographer permitted to work in combat zones, Margaret Bourke-White.Photo: Getty Images