Today is Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
1791 Charles Babbage
1792 Charles Babbage, invented the calculating machine
1837 Adm. George Dewey, the American naval hero of Manila
1861 F. Engel --1941
1891 Henry Miller, author (Tropic of Capricorn, Tropic of Cancer)
1891 Henry Miller
1893 Mao Tse-tung, of little red book fame
1893 Mao Tse-tung
1914 Richard Widmark
1921 Steve Allen
1927 Alan King
1947 Carlton Fisk
Boxing Day, celebrated in Canada and the United Kingdom
National Whiner's Day
1492 first Spanish settlement in the new world founded, by Columbus.
1865 James Mason invents the 1st American coffee percolator.
1933 US foreswears armed intervention in Western Hemisphere. Ha!
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