Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Sunday, December 3, 2017.

Birthdays

1729 Antonio Soler, famed late 18th century Spanish composer.
1857 Joseph Conrad
1924 John Backus, inventor of FORTRAN computer language
1930 Jean-Luc Godard, film maker
1930 Andy Williams
1948 Ozzy Osbourne
1980 Anna Chlumsky

Events

1621 Galileo invents the telescope.
1954 Joseph McCarthy goes too far in his attacks and is condemned by the U.S. Senate. Not well remembered.
1973 Pioneer 10 passes Jupiter (first fly-by of an outer planet).
1985 23rd Shuttle Mission - Atlantis 2 returns to Earth

That's all for today.

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