February 03, 1959... rising American rock stars Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson are killed when their chartered Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashes in Iowa a few minutes after takeoff from Mason City on a flight headed for Moorehead, Minnesota. Holly and his band, the Crickets, had just scored a No. 1 hit with "That'll Be the Day."
Daily Pilot Newspaper - Guests browse the formal dining room during the grand opening of Marc Pridmore Designs in Costa Mesa on Thursday. E.J. Victor Dining table and chairs with a Schonbek Chandelier overhead
Candles were once made from white oil known as spermaceti oil collected from sperm whales. Due to the unique material these became known as top of the line candles. From the Baltimore Pilot, April 24, 1840. #weird #advertising