Today is Tuesday, October 6, 2015.


1784 P.C.F. Dupin --1873
1820 Jenny Lind, a Swedish nightingale
1846 George Westinghouse, responsible for alternating current in US.
1866 Reginald Aubrey Fessenden, broadcast 1st voice & music program.
1888 Li Ta-chao, cofounder with Mao Tse-tung of China's Communist Party
1908 Carole Lombard
1914 Thor Heyerdahl, anthropologist, explorer (Kon Tiki, Aku-Aku)
1942 Britt Ekland
1963 Elisabeth Shue
1970 Amy Jo Johnson


1889 Thomas Edison shows his first motion picture.
1927 "The Jazz Singer", 1st movie with a sound track, premieres.
1959 Soviet Luna 3, first successful photo spacecraft, impacts moon.
1973 Egypt and Syria invade Israel - The Yom Kippur war

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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