Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Sunday, November 5, 2017.


1885 Will Durant, writer, historian (Story of Civilization)
1905 Joel McCrea
1912 Roy Rogers, famous cowboy, Happy Trails to you Roy & Trigger!
1913 Vivien Leigh
1931 Ike Turner
1940 Elke Sommer
1941 Art Garfunkel
1943 Sam Shepard
1959 Bryan Adams
1963 Tatum O'Neal


Guy Fawkes Day, celebrated in England.
1605 Plot to blow up British parliment fails - first Guy Fawkes day.
1781 John Hanson elected 1st "President of the United States in Congress assembled" (8 years before Washington was elected).
1875 Susan B. Anthony is arrested for attempting to vote.
1895 1st US patent, granted for the automobile, to George B Selden
1967 ATS-3 launched by US to take 1st pictures of full Earth disc
2003 George Bush signs the Partial Birth Abortion Act banning late-term abortion.

That's all for today.

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