Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac
Today is Saturday, August 18, 2012.
1618 Virginia Dare, 1st child born in America of English parents.
1685 B. Taylor --1731
1832 E. Rouch‚ --1910
1834 Marshall Field, founded a Chicago-based store chain.
1922 Shelley Winters
1927 Rosalynn Carter
1933 Roman Polanski
1937 Robert Redford
1943 Martin Mull
1954 Patrick Swayze
1969 Christian Slater
1970 Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus
1868 Pierre Janssan discovers helium in solar spectrum during eclipse
1914 Pres Wilson issues Proclamation of Neutrality
1963 James Meredith becomes 1st black graduate of Univ of Miss.
1976 USSR's Luna 24 softlands on the Moon
1991 Russian conservatives start a coup to eliminate Gorbachev, glasnost and perestroika. The second Russian revolution begins.
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