Today is Sunday, January 21, 2018.
1743 John Fitch, had a working steamboat years before Fulton.
1813 John C Fremont, mapmaker & explorer of Western US
1815 Horace Wells, dentist, pioneer in use of medical anethesia.
1824 Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson, Confederate general
1884 Roger Nash Baldwin, founder of American Civil Liberties Union
1887 Wolfgang K”hler, Gestalt psychologist (The Mentality of Apes)
1922 Paul Scofield
1924 Telly Savalas
1925 Benny Hill
1939 Wolfman Jack
1940 Jack Nicklaus
1941 Placido Domingo, operatic tenor
1942 Mac Davis
1947 Jill Eikenberry
1956 Robby Benson
1957 Geena Davis
1963 Hakeem Olajuwon
1976 Emma Lee Bunton
National Hugging Day
1813 The pineapple is introduced to Hawaii.
1954 The Nautilus launched, first nuclear submarine.
1962 Snow falls in San Francisco, believe it or not.
1979 Neptune becomes the outermost planet (Pluto moves closer).
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