Today is Friday, April 28, 2017.


1442 Edward IV, king of England (1461-70, 1471-83)
1758 James Monroe, 5th President (1816-1824)
1765 S.F. Lacroix --1843
1900 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer, (Oort Cloud)
1937 Saddam Hussein, Iraqi president
1941 Ann-Margret
1950 Jay Leno, entertainer
1958 Nancy Lee Grahn
1981 Jessica Alba


Kiss Your Mate Day
TV-Turnoff Week
585 War between Lydia and Media is ended by a solar eclipse.
1686 First volume of Isaac Newton's PRINCIPIA is published.
1754 Mutiny on the HMS Bounty occurs.
1914 W. H. Carrier patents air conditioner.
1919 First successful parachute jump is made.
1942 "WW II" titled so, as result of Gallup Poll.
1947 Thor Heyerdahl and Kon-Tiki sail from Peru to Polynesia.
1952 WW II Pacific peace treaty takes effect.
1974 Last Americans are evacuated from Saigon.
1977 Christopher Boyce is convicted for selling satellite secrets.

That's all for today.

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What happened on this day in history? What happened on your birthday? Web-based CDAY, an almanac for web servers, reports events, birthdays, and holidays, and supports RSS (XML).

Webmasters: Install CDAY on your web site to add value and attract visitors. This might work especially well with original data for a specific subject (e.g. baseball).


See the embedded demonstration on the right-hand of the page. You may also see a fuller demo with features such as date navigation and RSS.


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Your rights to use and distribute CDAY are licensed to you under the GNU General Public License.

Don't forget to download libraries, which are separate.

Monitor new releases using your or account.


For best results start with these instructions to test the program. Then embed PHP into your existing web pages and customize library data for your audience.



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