Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Monday, October 30, 2017.

Birthdays

1735 John Adams, 2nd President (1797-1801)
1840 J.J.B. Neuberg --1926
1844 G.H. Halphen --1889
1873 Francisco Madero, Mexican revolutionary, president (1911-13)
1885 Ezra Pound
1893 Charles Atlas
1896 Ruth Gordon
1912 Gordon Parks
1932 Louis Malle
1937 Claude Lelouch
1939 Grace Slick, rock singer (Jefferson Airplane)
1945 Henry Winkler
1951 Harry Hamlin
1960 Diego Armando Maradona
1967 Gavin Rossdale

Events

1864 Helena, capital of Montana, founded.
1905 Tsar Nicholas II grants Russia a constitution.
1938 Orson Welles panics nation with broadcast: "War of the Worlds"
1945 US government announces end of shoe rationing.
1953 Dr. Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize for 1952.
1953 General George C. Marshall is awarded Nobel Peace Prize.
1961 Soviet Union detonates a 58 megaton hydrogen bomb
1961 Soviet Party Congress unanimously approves a resolution removing Josef Stalin's body from Lenin's tomb in Red Square.
1978 Laura Nickel & Curt Noll find 25th Mersenne prime, 2 ^ 21701 - 1.
1985 Space Shuttle Challenger carries 8 crewmen (2 Germans, 1 Dutch).

That's all for today.

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