Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac

Today is Monday, September 25, 2017.

Birthdays

1644 Olaus Roemer, first to accurately measured speed of light
1725 Nicolas-Joseph Cugnot, designed & built 1st automobile.
1819 G. Salmon --1904
1897 William Faulkner, American author
1931 Barbara Walters
1932 Glenn Gould
1932 Shel Silverstein, author for child and adults, artist, playwrite
1936 Juliet Prowse
1944 Michael Douglas
1951 Mark Hamill
1952 Christopher Reeve
1961 Heather Locklear
1965 Scottie Pippen
1968 Will Smith

Events

1493 Columbus sails on his second voyage to America
1513 Vasco Nunez de Balboa, the 1st European to see the Pacific Ocean
1639 First printing press in America goes to work.
1789 Congress proposes the Bill of Rights.
1890 Congress establishes Yosemite National Park.
1926 Henry Ford announces the five day work week
1956 First transatlantic telephone cable goes into operation
1973 3-man crew of Skylab II make safe splashdown after 59 days.

That's all for today.

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