Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

Birthdays

1628 John Bunyan, English cleric, author (Pilgrim's Progress)
1632 Jean Baptiste Lully, French composer, musician
1757 William Blake, poet (Songs of Innocence and Experience)
1881 Stefan Zweig, Austrian poet, essayist, dramatist, translator
1894 Brooks Atkinson
1929 Berry Gordy, Jr.
1943 Randy Newman
1946 Joe Dante
1949 Alexander Godunov
1949 Paul Shaffer
1950 Ed Harris
1959 Judd Nelson
1965 Jon Stewart
1967 Anna Nicole Smith

Events

1520 Magellan begins crossing the Pacific Ocean.
1895 America's auto race starts: 6 cars, 55 miles, winner avgd 7mph
1912 Albania declares independence from Turkey
1929 Admiral RE Byrd makes first flight over the South Pole
1960 Mauritania gains independence from France (National Day)
1964 Mariner 4 launched; first probe to fly by Mars
1983 9th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 6 is launched
1986 Reagan administration exceeds SALT II arms agreement for 1st time

That's all for today.

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