Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Birthdays

994 Muhammad ibn Hazm, historian, jurist, writer of Islamic Spain
1867 Marie Sklodowska Curie, discovered radium (Nobel 1903 & 1911).
1867 Madame Curie
1903 Konrad Lorenz, zoologist, ethologist, writer (Nobel 1973)
1903 Dean Jagger
1918 Billy Graham, evangelist
1918 Billy Graham
1922 Al Hirt
1926 Joan Sutherland
1943 Joni Mitchell
1959 Keith Lockhart
1972 Jason and Jeremy London

Events

National Day in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
1805 Lewis and Clark first sight the Pacific Ocean.
1811 Battle of Tippecanoe, gave Harrison a presidential slogan.
1872 Mary Celeste sails from NY to Genoa; found abandoned 4 weeks later
1875 Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa from sea to sea.
1885 Canada completes its own transcontinental railway.
1917 October Revolution overthrows Russian Provisional Government
1918 Goddard demonstrates tube-launched solid propellant rocket
1940 The Tacoma Narrows bridge collapses after only four months following dedication.
1983 Bomb explodes in US Capitol, causing heavy damage but no injuries

That's all for today.

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