Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Birthdays

1466 Erasmus, scholar, author of "In Praise of Folly"
1846 Auguste Escoffier, "the king of chefs & the chef of kings"
1902 Elsa Lanchester, actress, "The Bride of Frankenstein"
1914 Dr. Jonas Salk, who made polio a fear of the past.
1914 Jonas Salk
1927 Cleo Laine
1936 Charlie Daniels
1944 Dennis Franz
1949 Bruce Jenner
1955 Bill Gates
1967 Julia Roberts

Events

1492 Columbus discovers Cuba.
1636 Harvard University founded.
1793 Eli Whitney applies for patent for the cotton gin.
1886 Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.
1904 St. Louis Police try a new investigation method - fingerprints.
1918 Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austria.
1919 Volstead Act passed by Congress, starting Prohibition.
1922 Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government.
1962 Krushchev orders withdrawal of Cuban missiles
1965 Gateway Arch (190 meters high) completed in St. Louis, Missouri.
1965 Pope Paul VI says Jews not collectively guilty for crucifixion.
1970 US/USSR signed an agreement to discuss joint space efforts
1971 England becomes 6th nation with a satellite (Prospero) in orbit

That's all for today.

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