Today is Tuesday, January 24, 2017.


1712 Frederick I (the Great), king of Prussia (1740-86)
1798 C.G.C. von Staudt --1867
1888 Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, built 1st rocket-powered aircraft.
1917 Ernest Borgnine
1925 Maria Tallchief
1941 Neil Diamond
1949 John Belushi, commedian, actor (Sat Night Live, Blues Brothers)
1951 Yakov Smirnoff
1960 Nastassia Kinski
1968 Mary Lou Retton


1848 James Marshall finds gold in Sutter's Mill in Coloma, Calif
1899 The rubber heel is patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan.
1935 1st beer in cans is sold.
1982 San Francisco 49'ers win their 1st Super Bowl, 26-21.
1985 15th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 3 is launched
1986 Voyager 2 makes 1st fly-by of Uranus finds new moons, rings

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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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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