Today is Tuesday, August 30, 2016.


1797 Mary Shelley, wrote Frankenstein
1797 Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
1819 J.A. Serret --1885
1898 Shirley Booth
1908 Fred MacMurray
1918 Ted Williams
1943 Jean-Claude Killy
1944 Frank "Tug" McGraw
1947 Peggy Lipton
1951 Timothy Bottoms
1953 Robert Parrish
1972 Cameron Diaz


Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco
1850 Honolulu, Hawaii becomes a city.
1979 1st recorded occurrance of a comet hitting the sun (the energy released was about equal to 1 million hydrogen bombs).
1984 12th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 1 is launched

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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