Today is Saturday, September 23, 2017.


63 Octavian (Augustus C‘sar), 1st Roman emperor
484 Euripides, ancient Greek playwright (Trojan Women) (or 480 BC)
1713 Ferdinand VI, king of Spain (1746-59)
1768 W. Wallace --1843
1800 William H McGuffey, educator (McGuffey Readers)
1852 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st surgical school in US
1880 John Boyd Orr, nutritionist, UN's FAO (Nobel 1949)
1898 Walter Pidgeon, actor (Madame Curie, Forbidden Planet)
1920 Mickey Rooney, actor
1926 John Coltrane, saxophonist
1930 Ray Charles
1943 Julio Iglesias
1945 Paul Petersen
1947 Mary Kay Place
1949 Bruce Springsteen
1959 Jason Alexander


The first day of Fall.
1779 Naval engagement between 'Bonhomme Richard' and 'HMS Serepis'.
1780 John Andre reveals Benedict Arnold's plot to betray West Point.
1846 Johann Galle & Heinrich d'Arrest find Neptune
1912 First Mack Sennett "Keystone Comedy" movie is released.
1932 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia formed, (National Day)
1952 Richard Nixon makes his "Checker's" speech
1952 First closed circuit pay-TV telecast of a sports event.
1973 Largest known prime, 2 ^ 132,049 - 1, is calculated.

That's all for today.

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