Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Thursday, January 11, 2018.

Birthdays

1707 V. Riccati --1775
1755 Alexander Hamilton, the 1st Secretary of the US Treasury
1807 Ezra Cornell, founded Western Union Telegraph & Cornell Univ.
1885 Alice Paul, founder of National Woman's Party, ERA advocate
1903 Alan Paton, South African writer (Cry, the Beloved Country)
1905 Ellery Queen
1906 Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist, discoverer of LSD
1926 Grant Tinker
1930 Rod Taylor
1952 Ben Crenshaw

Events

1642 Isaac Newton is elected a member of Royal Society
1787 Titania & Oberon, moons of Uranus, discovered by William Herschel
1813 First pineapples planted in Hawaii.
1935 1st woman to fly solo across Pacific left Honolulu, AE Putnam
1935 Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to California, non-stop
1975 Soyuz 17 is launched
2001 AOL and Time Warner complete merger.

That's all for today.

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