It is speculated that on this day in 1607 William Shakespeare’s Macbeth was first performed. It is further speculated that just before the show started, the actor playing Lady Macbeth fell ill and the Bard himself (not pictured) jumped into the role. Hell, if you’ve stayed with us this far, let’s just go all out and speculate that the stage manager was Warner Baxter.

Born on this day in 1876 dancer and spy Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” Zelle MacLeod (aka “Mata Hari.“)