Today is Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
1733 Joseph Priestly, discoverer of oxygen, revolutionary
1855 Percival Lowell
1911 L. Ron Hubbard
1913 William Casey
1939 Neil Sedaka
1956 Dana Delany
1639 Harvard University is named for clergyman John Harvard.
1677 Massachusets gains title to Maine for $6,000.
1852 Uncle Sam makes his debut in the New York "Lantern"
1877 Chester Greenwood patents ear muffler
1884 US adopts standard time
1925 Law passed in Tennessee prohibiting teaching evolution
1930 Clyde Tombaugh announces discovery of Pluto at Lowell Observatory
1970 Digital Equipment Corp introduces the PDP-11 minicomputer.
1974 Howard Saint John dies.
1986 Soyuz T-15 launched
2000 FreeBSD 4.0 released.
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