Today is Sunday, October 15, 2017.
70 BC Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro) Mantua, Italy (The íneid)
1608 E. Torricelli --1647
1829 Asaph Hall, astronomer, discovered the moons of Mars
1844 Friedrich Nietzsche, Ubermensch
1858 John L. Sullivan, famed pugelist.
1905 C. P. Snow, British novelist and scientist.
1908 John Kenneth Galbraith, economist
1917 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., historian
1921 Mario Puzo, author (Godfather)
1924 Lee Iacocca, a very good new car salesman.
1937 Linda Lavin
1942 Penny Marshall, actress/director, (Awakenings)
1945 Jim Palmer
1959 Sarah Ferguson
National Grouch Day
World Poetry Day.
1860 Grace Bedell writes to Lincoln, tells him to grow a beard.
1914 ASCAP founded (American Soc of Composers, Authors & Publishers)
1964 Kosygin & Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Krushchev
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