Today is Wednesday, January 24, 2018.
1712 Frederick I (the Great), king of Prussia (1740-86)
1798 C.G.C. von Staudt --1867
1888 Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, built 1st rocket-powered aircraft.
1917 Ernest Borgnine
1925 Maria Tallchief
1941 Neil Diamond
1949 John Belushi, commedian, actor (Sat Night Live, Blues Brothers)
1951 Yakov Smirnoff
1960 Nastassia Kinski
1968 Mary Lou Retton
1848 James Marshall finds gold in Sutter's Mill in Coloma, Calif
1899 The rubber heel is patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan.
1935 1st beer in cans is sold.
1982 San Francisco 49'ers win their 1st Super Bowl, 26-21.
1985 15th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 3 is launched
1986 Voyager 2 makes 1st fly-by of Uranus finds new moons, rings
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