Today is Sunday, September 21, 2014.


1756 John Loudon McAdam, created macadam road surface (asphalt)
1866 H.G. Wells, futurist, writer, (War of the Worlds).
1874 Gustav Holst, composer, (The Planets)
1931 Larry Hagman
1934 Leonard Cohen
1935 Henry Gibson
1947 Stephen King, suspense writer (Shining, Kujo)
1950 Bill Murray
1962 Rob Morrow
1968 Ricki Lake
1983 Joseph Mazzello


1784 1st daily newspaper in US begins publication in Pennsylvania.
1895 1st auto manufacturer opens -- Duryea Motor Wagon Company.
1930 Johann Ostermeyer patents his invention, the flashbulb.
1954 The nuclear submarine "Nautilus" is commissioned.
1958 1st airplane flight exceeding 1200 hours, lands at Dallas Texas
1964 Malta gains independence from Britain
1974 US Mariner 10 makes second fly-by of Mercury
1981 Sandra Day O'Conner becomes the 1st female Supreme Court Justice
1982 SF cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
1993 John Denver is arrested on drunk-driving charges in Aspen.
1994 John Denver is arrested again for drunk driving.

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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