Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

Birthdays

1825 Johann Strauss the Younger (Waltz King)
1838 Georges Bizet, composer
1877 Henry Norris Russell, astronomer (Hertzsprung-Russell diagram)
1881 Pablo Picasso, doodler (Guernica) (or 10-05)
1881 Pablo Picasso, doodler
1884 Eduardo Barrios, Chilean novelist (The Love-Crazed Boy)
1888 Richard E Byrd, polar explorer
1892 Leo G. Carroll
1902 Henry Steele Commager, historian
1912 Minnie Pearl
1924 Billy Barty
1941 Helen Reddy
1944 Jon Anderson
1963 Tracy Nelson

Events

Saint Crispin's Day
1415 Battle of Agincourt, Welsh longbow defeats the armored knight
1671 Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturn.
1675 Iapetus, moon of Saturn, Discovered by Giovanni Cassini
1825 Erie Canal opens for business in New York.
1854 The Light Brigade charges (Battle of Balaklava) (Crimean War)
1903 Senate begins investigating Teapot Dome scandals of Harding admin
1960 first electronic wrist watch placed on sale, New York
1971 Roy Disney dedicates Walt Disney World
1971 UN General Assembly admits Mainland China & expels Taiwan.
1975 USSR Venera 10 made day Venus landing
1977 VAX released: first commercially available 32-bit machine.
1983 US invades Grenada, a country of 1/2000 its population.

That's all for today.

<< Yesterday Today Tomorrow >>
XML(RSS)
Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac © 2003 by Andrew Ziem. All rights reserved.
SourceForge.net Logo