Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, December 23, 2017.


1683 F. Nicole --1758
1790 Jean-Francois Champollion, deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics
1805 Joesph Smith, founded Mormon church
1862 Connie Mack
1918 Jose Greco
1943 Harry Shearer
1948 Susan Lucci
1971 Corey Haim


1672 Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, a satellite of Saturn
1690 John Flamsteed sees Uranus but doesn't realize it's undiscovered
1920 Ireland is divided into two parts, each with its own parliament
1947 Transistor invented by Bardeen, Brattain & Shockley at Bell Labs
1968 Borman, Lovell & Anders are the first men to orbit the moon.
1973 six Persian Gulf nations double their oil prices
1975 Congress passes Metric Conversion Act
1986 Rutan & Yeager make 1st around-the-world flight without refueling

That's all for today.

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