Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Birthdays

1756 Wolfgang A Mozart, musical prodigy (Eine Kleine Nachtmusik)
1818 R. Baltzer --1887
1832 Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (you know him as Lewis Carroll)
1834 Dmitri Mendeleev, discoverer of periodic table (or 1919)
1850 Samuel Gompers, 1st president of American Federation of Laborers
1856 F.H. Schur --1932
1885 Jerome Kern, Broadway composer
1918 Skitch Henderson
1921 Donna Reed
1936 Troy Donahue
1948 Mikhail Baryshnikov
1959 Cris Collinsworth
1964 Bridget Fonda

Events

1880 Thomas Edison granted patent for an electric incandescent lamp
1888 National Geographic Society founded in Washington, DC
1926 1st public demonstration of television.
1948 1st Tape Recorder is sold.
1967 Apollo 1 fire kills astronauts Grissom, White & Chaffee
1973 US & Vietnam sign cease-fire, ending the longest US war

That's all for today.

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