The Pilgrim’s colony was supposed to be near this modern city, not where they finally settled.

  • New York, NY
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Wilmington, NC

Today in History: Born on June 6

1502

Gregory XIII, Roman Catholic pope.

1778

George Bryan "Beau" Brummell, English wit.

1848

Paul Gaugin, French post-impressionist painter.

1899

Elizabeth Bowen, British novelist and short story writer (The Death of the Heart).

1909

Peter Rodino, U.S. congressman, chairman of the Watergate hearings.

1909

Virginia Apgar, American physician and medical researcher.

1917

Gwendolyn Brooks, African-American poet.

1954

Louise Erdrich, American author.