Cheshiresoft CDAY Almanac
Today is Wednesday, September 19, 2018.
1655 Jan Luyts, Dutch scholar, physicist, mathematician, astronomer
1901 Joseph Pasternak, film producer
1356 English defeat French at Battle of Poitiers
1796 George Washington's presidential farewell address
1812 Napoleon's retreat from Russia begins
1848 Bond (US) & Lassell (England) independently discover Hyperion
1849 First commercial laundry established, in Oakland, California.
1873 Black Friday: Jay Cooke & Co. fails, causing a securities panic
1968 Baby born on Golden Gate Bridge (those Marin County folk!).
1982 Streetcars stop running on Market St after 122 years of service
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