Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, November 11, 2017.

Birthdays

1821 Fyodor Dostoyevsky, author "Crime and Punishment"
1885 General George S. Patton, fast mover.
1899 Pat O'Brien
1904 Alger Hiss
1922 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, author (Slaughterhouse Five, Sirens of Titan).
1925 Jonathan Winters
1935 Bibi Andersson
1962 Demi Moore
1964 Calista Flockhart
1970 Peta Wilson
1974 Leonardo DiCaprio

Events

The REAL Veteran's Day. They fought for your freedom.
Martinmas, term day in Scotland (Feast of St Martin of Tours)
Rememberance Day - Canada
1620 41 Pilgrims sign a compact aboard the Mayflower
1889 Washington admitted as the 42nd state.
1918 Armistice Day -- WW I ends (at 11AM on the Western Front)
1921 President Harding dedicates the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier.
1924 Palace of Legion of Honor in San Francisco is dedicated.
1939 Kate Smith first sings Irving Berlin's "God Bless America"
1965 Rhodesia proclaims independence from Britain.
1966 Gemini 12 is launched on a four day flight.
1975 Portugal grants independence to Angola (National Day).
1980 Crew of Soyuz 35 returns to Earth aboard Soyuz 37
1982 Space Shuttle Columbia makes the first commercial flight.
1987 Van Gogh's "Irises" sells for record $53.6 million at auction

That's all for today.

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