Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac
Today is Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
1813 Nathaniel Currier, lithographer (of Currier & Ives)
1863 Sir Henry Royce, one of the founders of Rolls-Royce.
1512 Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon sights Florida.
1625 Charles I King of England Scotland & Ireland ascends to throne
1794 The US Navy is founded. Anchors Aweigh!
1802 Asteroid Pallas discovered by Heinrich Olbers
1807 Asteroid Vesta discovered by Olbers
1836 First Mormon temple dedicated in Kirtland, Ohio.
1855 Abraham Gesner receives a patent for kerosene
1860 ML Byrn patents the corkscrew. Bless you sir!
1933 US Farm Credit Administration authorized.
1964 Earthquake strikes Alaska, 8.4 on Richter scale.
1968 SF Japanese Trade and Cultural Center (Japan Center) dedicated.
1972 Soviet spacecraft Venera 8 launched to Venus
1980 Mount St. Helens becomes active after 123 years
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