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Gabaldon's "The Fiery Cross" is published

The book is focused on time-traveling 20th-century nurse Claire Randall and her 18th-century warrior husband Jamie Fraser. The work is the 5th book in the Outlander series and contains elements of historical fiction, romance and adventure.

Revival of "Waiting For Godot" at Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

The Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center was the site of a 1988 revival directed by Mike Nichols, featuring Robin Williams, Steve Martin, Bill Irwin, F. Murray Abraham and Lukas Haas. With a limited run of 7 weeks and an all-star cast, it was financially successful, but the critical reception was not particularly favorable.

Cilea's "Adriana Lecouvreur" opens in Milan

Adriana Lecouvreur is an opera in 4 acts by Francesco Cilea to an Italian libretto by Arturo Colautti, based on the 1849 play Adrienne Lecouvreur by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé. It was first performed at the Teatro Lirico in Milan.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky dies

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer of the romantic period, some of whose works are among the most popular music in the classical repertoire. In 1893, Tchaikovsky conducted the premiere of his Sixth Symphony the Pathétique in Saint Petersburg. Nine days later, Tchaikovsky died there, aged 53.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1955

Maria Shriver

born 1988

Emma Stone

born 1970

Ethan Hawke

born 1960

Mehmet Oz