Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Sunday, February 4, 2018.

Birthdays

1902 Charles A. Lindburgh, 'Lucky Lindy'
1902 Charles Lindbergh
1906 Clyde W. Tombaugh
1913 Rosa Parks
1918 Ida Lupino
1921 Betty Friedan
1943 Ken Thompson, co-created Unix and writes B language
1945 David Brenner
1947 Dan Quayle
1948 Alice Cooper
1959 Lawrence Taylor
1960 Mattieu Hartley, The Cure

Events

Independence Day, celebrated in Sri Lanka.
1887 Interstate Commerce Act: Federal regulation of railroads
1932 First Winter Olympics held (At Lake Placid, NY).
1936 First radioactive substance produced synthetically - radium E
1948 Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) gains independence.
1957 First electric portable typewriter placed on sale, Syracuse NY
1974 Patricia Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army

That's all for today.

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