Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Friday, November 3, 2017.

Birthdays

1718 John Montague, 4th Earl of Sandwich, inventor of same.
1794 William Cullen Bryant, poet (Thanatopsis)
1801 Karl Baedeker, German publisher of travel books
1921 Charles Bronson
1933 Ken Berry
1933 Michael Dukakis
1952 Roseanne
1953 Dennis Miller
1954 Adam Ant

Events

1620 Great Patent granted to Plymouth Colony
1903 Panama gains its independence from Columbia.
1917 First Class Mail now costs 3 cents.
1952 Charles Birdseye markets frozen peas.
1956 the Wizard of Oz is first televised.
1957 USSR launches the dog Laika, the first animal in orbit
1971 UNIX version 1 written in B.
1973 Mariner 10 launched-first Venus pics, first mission to Mercury
1978 UK grants Dominica independence (National Day)
1979 63 Americans taken hostage at American Embassy in Teheran, Iran
1986 Lebanese magazine Ash Shirra reveals secret US arms sales to Iran

That's all for today.

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