Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 22, 2018.

Birthdays

1451 Isabella of Castile, patron of Columbus
1724 Immanuel Kant, philosopher (Critique of Pure Reason)
1811 L.O. Hesse --1874
1870 Vladimir Ilich Lenin, Bolshevik
1899 Vladimir Nabokov
1904 J. Robert Oppenheimer, physicist, nuclear pioneer.
1908 Eddie Albert
1916 Yehudi Menuhin, violinist
1928 Aaron Spelling
1936 Glen Campbell
1937 Jack Nicholson
1950 Peter Frampton

Events

Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules
Earth Day
TV-Turnoff Week
1500 Pedro Alvarez Cabral discovers Brazil
1509 Henry VIII ascends to throne of England
1529 Spain & Portugal divide eastern hemisphere in Treaty of Saragossa
1864 US Congress authorizes "In God We Trust" on coinage
1889 Oklahoma land rush officially starts; some were Sooner

That's all for today.

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