Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Sunday, January 7, 2018.

Birthdays

1800 Millard Fillmore, 13th President (1850-1853)
1911 Butterfly McQueen, actress (Gone with the Wind)
1912 Charles Addams
1922 Jean-Pierre Rampal
1928 William Peter Blatty
1935 Valeri N. Kubasov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz 6, 36, Apollo-Soyuz)
1942 Vasili Alexeyev, world champion weight-lifter
1948 Kenny Loggins
1957 Katie Couric
1964 Nicolas Cage, actor
1971 David Yost

Events

1558 Calais, last English possession in France, retaken by French
1610 Galileo discovers 1st 3 moons of Jupiter, Io, Europa & Ganymede
1714 The typewriter is patented (it was built years later)
1785 1st balloon flight across the English Channel.
1822 Liberia colonized by Americans
1929 "Tarzan", one of the first adventure comic strips appears.
1943 Nikola Tesla loses spark of life.
1963 First Class postage raised from 4 cents to 5 cents.
1968 First Class postage raised from 5 cents to 6 cents.

That's all for today.

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