Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Wednesday, November 29, 2017.

Birthdays

1803 Christian Doppler, discovered Doppler Effect (color shift)
1811 Wendell Phillips, women's suffrage, antislavery, prison reformer
1832 Louisa May Alcott
1849 Sir Ambrose Fleming, inventor of the diode.
1895 Busby Berkeley
1898 C.S. Lewis, Chronicles of Narnia
1908 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.
1918 Madeline L'Engle
1927 Vin Scully
1932 Diane Ladd
1933 John Mayall
1939 Peter Bergman
1940 Chuck Mangione
1949 Garry Shandling
1955 Howie Mandel
1956 Jeff Fahey
1960 Michael Dempsey, The Cure
1960 Cathy Moriarty

Events

1887 US receives rights to Pearl Harbor, on Oahu, Hawaii.
1890 1st Army-Navy football game. Score: Navy 25, Army 0.
1945 Yugoslav Republic Day is first proclamed.
1951 first underground atomic explosion, Frenchman Flat, Nevada
1961 Mercury 5 launches a chimp (Ham/Enos)
1975 Kilauea Volcano erupts in Hawaii

That's all for today.

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