Today is Friday, November 24, 2017.


1632 Baruch Spinoza, philosopher
1713 Father Junipero Serra, who had a mission in California.
1784 Zachary Taylor, 12th President (1849-1850)
1853 Bat Masterson
1864 Henre de Toulouse-Lautrec, painter
1868 Scott Joplin, entertainer
1868 Scott Joplin
1888 Dale Carnegie, author (How to Win Friends and Influence People)
1925 William F. Buckley, Jr., right-wing curmudgeon


1759 Destructive eruption of Vesuvius
1874 Patent granted to Joseph Glidden for barbed wire.
1963 first live murder on TV - Jack Ruby shoots Lee Harvey Oswald.
1971 "D B Cooper" parachutes from a Northwest 727 with $200,000.
1992 last U.S. servicemen leave the Philippines - the lease expired.

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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