Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Thursday, November 2, 2017.

Birthdays

1734 Daniel Boone, explorer, woodsman
1755 Marie-Antoinette, "Let them eat cake!"
1795 James K. Polk, 11th President (1845-1849)
1815 George Boole, mathematician
1826 H.J.S. Smith --1883
1865 Warren G. Harding, 29th President (1921-1923)
1885 Harlow Shapley, US astronomer.
1901 Paul Ford
1911 Odysseus Elytis, Greek poet (Nobel 1979)
1913 Burt Lancaster
1914 Ray Walston
1938 Pat Buchanan
1942 Stefanie Powers
1961 k.d. lang

Events

North & South Dakota Admission Day
1917 Lansing-Ishii Agreement
1920 KDKA (Pittsburgh) on the air as 1st commercial radio station.
1947 Howard Hughes' Spruce Goose flies for 1st (& last) time.
1948 Truman beats Dewey, confounding pollsters and newspapers.

That's all for today.

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