Today is Saturday, December 2, 2017.
1859 Georges Seurat, French painter, pointillist
1863 William Randolph Hearst, publisher, castle builder
1885 George Minot, US physician, worked on anemia (Nobel 1934)
1885 Níkos Kazantazakís, Greek writer (Zorba the Greek)
1906 Peter Carl Goldmark, developed color TV & LP records.
1914 Ray Walston, actor, (South Pacific, The Sting)
1923 Maria Callas, divine diva
1948 Cathy Lee Crosby
1962 Tracy Austin
1973 Monica Seles
1981 Brittney Spears
Pan American Health Day
1804 Napoleon becomes the first French emperor, crowning himself.
1805 Napoleon defeats Russians & Austrians at Austerlitz
1816 1st savings bank in US opens as the Philadelphia Savings Fund
1823 President James Monroe declares his doctrine.
1942 1st controlled nuclear reaction at University of Chicago.
1957 first commercial atomic electric power plant goes to work in PA.
1971 Soviet Mars 3 is first to soft land on Mars
1975 Lao People's Democratic Republic founded (National Day)
1982 1st permanent artificial heart successfully implanted.
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