Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Birthdays

1738 Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (led the Green Mtn Boys)
1877 Frederick Gardner Cottrell, invented the electrostatic precipitator, used for pollution control and air ionizers.
1904 Ray Bolger
1908 Paul Henreid
1910 Galina Ulanova, Russian ballerina
1927 Gisele MacKenzie
1927 Johnnie Ray
1939 Sal Mineo
1945 Rod Stewart
1949 George Foreman
1953 Pat Benatar

Events

1776 "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine is published.
1840 The Penny Post mail system is started.
1863 1st underground railway opens in London.
1945 Los Angeles Railway (with 5 streetcar lines) forced to close.
1946 UN General Assembly meets for first time
1946 US Army establishes first radar contact with moon. It's there.
1949 first Jewish family show - The Goldberg's begin
1951 first jet passenger trip made
1969 USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus
1978 Soyuz 27 is launched

That's all for today.

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