Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, December 9, 2017.

Birthdays

1594 Gustavus II Adolphus, king who made Sweden a big power (1611-32)
1608 John Milton
1848 Joel Chandler Harris, created the Uncle Remus stories
1886 Clarence Birdseye, king of the frozen vegetables.
1898 Emmett Kelly
1902 Margaret Hamilton
1909 Douglas Fairbanks, Jr, actor, (Prisoner of Zenda)
1918 Kirk Douglas, actor, (Gunfight At The OK Corral, 7 Days In May)
1922 Redd Foxx
1925 Dina Merrill
1928 Dick Van Patten
1930 Buck Henry
1941 Beau Bridges
1942 Dick Butkus
1957 Donny Osmond
1969 Jakob Dylan
1970 David Kersh

Events

1792 the first cremation in the US
1793 Noah Webster establishes New York's 1st daily newspaper.
1907 1st Christmas Seals sold, in the Wilmington Post Office.
1961 Tanganyika gains independence from Britain
1978 Pioneer Venus 2 drops 5 probes into atmosphere of Venus

That's all for today.

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