Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Tuesday, September 19, 2017.

Birthdays

1655 Jan Luyts, Dutch scholar, physicist, mathematician, astronomer
1749 J.B.J. Delambre --1822
1901 Joseph Pasternak, film producer
1933 David McCallum
1940 Paul Williams
1943 "Mama" Cass Elliott
1945 Randolph Mantooth
1948 Jeremy Irons
1949 Leslie "Twiggy" Lawson
1950 Joan Lunden
1967 Jim Abbott

Events

1356 English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers
1796 George Washington's presidential farewell address
1812 Napoleon's retreat from Russia begins
1848 Bond (US) & Lassell (England) independently discover Hyperion
1849 First commercial laundry established, in Oakland, California.
1873 Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co. fails, causing a securities panic
1968 Baby born on Golden Gate Bridge (those Marin County folk!).
1982 Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service
2003 Johnny Cash dies, "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line."

That's all for today.

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