Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Thursday, February 1, 2018.

Birthdays

1895 John Ford
1901 Clark Gable, didn't give a damn about Scarlet O'Hara.
1902 Langston Hughes
1931 Boris Yeltsin
1937 Don Everly
1937 Garrett Morris
1938 Sherman Hemsley
1965 Sherilyn Fenn
1968 Lisa Marie Presley

Events

1709 Alexander Selkirk (aka Robinson Crusoe) rescued from Juan Fernand
1790 US Supreme Court convened for first time (NYC)
1865 13th amendment approved (National Freedom Day)
1867 Bricklayers start working 8-hour days.
1920 The first armored car is introduced.
1958 Egypt & Syria join to form United Arab Republic
1972 First scientific hand-held calculator (HP-35) introduced
1982 Intel introduces 80286 processor with protected memory.
1992 Linux kernel adopts the GNU General Public License.

That's all for today.

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