Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Birthdays

1804 Franklin Pierce, 14th President (1853-1857)
1853 G.B. Halsted --1922
1859 Billy the Kid (William H. Bonney), outlaw
1860 Karl Branting, Swedish statesman, diplomat (Nobel Peace Prize 192
1887 Boris Karloff, bogeyman (Frankenstein, Isle of the Dead)
1888 Harpo Marx

Events

1852 Just past midnight an earthquake makes Lake Merced drop 30 feet
1863 Patent granted for a process of making color photographs.
1948 Lens to provide zoom effects patented - FG Back
1948 a patent is granted for the first zoom lens to F.G. Back

That's all for today.

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