Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Saturday, March 3, 2018.


1847 Alexander Graham Bell
1911 Jean Harlow
1962 Herschel Walker
1962 Jackie Joyner-Kersee


Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival), celebrated in Japan.
Independence Day, celebrated in Morocco.
1791 Congress passed a resolution ordering U.S. Mint be established.
1812 Congress passes first foreign aid bill.
1845 Florida becomes 27th state
1849 Gold Coinage Act passed, allowing gold coins to be minted.
1851 Congress authorizes smallest US silver coin, the 3-cent piece.
1861 Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom
1863 Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences
1875 A 20-cent coin was authorized by Congress (It lasted 3 years).
1878 Bulgaria liberated from Turkey
1885 American Telephone and Telegraph incorporated.
1923 Time magazine publishes its first issue.
1931 "Star Spangled Banner" officially becomes US national anthem.
1956 Morocco gains its independence.
1969 Apollo 9 launched
1972 Pioneer 10 launched thru asteroid belt & Jupiter

That's all for today.

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