It’s Stonewall Jackson’s birthday — here’s the story of his left arm’s separate grave (bonus: Lord Uxbridge’s leg).
French King Louis XVI was guillotined on this day in 1793. Here’s Allan Sherman.
Look up before sunrise for the next month to see five planets at once.
Infographic: The Evolution of the Batmobile.
ICYMI, Tuesday’s links are here, and include how people in the ’60s thought we’d dance in the future, why cans of Diet Coke float but cans of regular Coke don’t, Buffy’s 35th birthday, and how the Revolutionary War was paid for.