Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Birthdays

1667 Jonathan Swift, satirist, author (Gulliver's Travels)
1793 Johann Lukas Sch”nlein, helped establish scientific medicine
1810 Oliver Fisher Winchester, rifle maker.
1835 Samuel Clemens, aka Mark Twain (Tom Sawyer, Huck Finn)
1863 Andres Bonifacio, led 1896 Phillippine revolt against Spain
1874 Winston Churchill, cigar smoker, (Nobel 1953)
1923 Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.
1926 Richard Crenna
1929 Dick Clark
1930 G. Gordon Liddy
1936 Abbie Hoffman
1937 Robert Guillaume
1947 David Mamet
1952 Mandy Patinkin
1953 Shuggie Otis
1955 Billy Idol
1962 Bo Jackson
1965 Ben Stiller

Events

1939 USSR invades Finland over a border dispute
1954 first meteorite known to have struck a woman - Sylacauga Alabama
1958 first guided missile destroyer launched, the "Dewey", Bath, ME
1964 USSR launches Zond 2 towards Mars
1966 Barbados gains independence from Britain
1967 South Yemen (then Aden) gains independence from Britain

That's all for today.

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