Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, December 16, 2017.

Birthdays

1485 Catherine of Aragon, 1st wife of Henry VIII
1770 Ludwig von Beethoven, invented the classical symphony
1775 Jane Austen
1863 George Santayana, philosopher, poet, humanist.
1899 Sir Noel Coward, playwright
1899 Noel Coward
1901 Margaret Mead
1917 Arthur C. Clarke, science fiction author (Childhood's End, 2001).
1939 Liv Ullmann
1941 Leslie Stahl
1943 Steven Bochco
1946 Benny Andersson
1949 Billy Gibbons
1962 William "Refrigerator" Perry
1971 Michael McCary

Events

1689 English Parlimnt adopts Bill of Rights after Glorious Revolution
1773 Big Tea Party in Boston Harbor. Indians most welcome.
1893 Antonin Dvor k's New World Symphony premieres
1905 "Variety", covering all phases of show business, 1st published.
1907 Great White Fleet sails from Hampton Downs on its World Cruise
1965 Gemini VI returns to Earth

That's all for today.

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