Annotation of src/usr.bin/calendar/calendars/calendar.history, revision 1.1

1.1     ! deraadt     1: 01/01  Anniversary of the Triumph of the Revolution in Cuba
        !             2: 01/01  Castro expells Cuban President Batista, 1959
        !             3: 01/01  Churchill delivers his "Iron Curtain" speech, 1947
        !             4: 01/01  First Rose Bowl; Michigan 49 - Stanford 0, 1902
        !             5: 01/04  Quadrantid meteor shower (look north)
        !             6: 01/05  -50 degrees F, Strawberry UT, 1913
        !             7: 01/05  Fellowship enters Moria  (LOTR)
        !             8: 01/05  The FCC hears the first demonstration of FM radio, 1940
        !             9: 01/05  Twelfth night
        !            10: 01/06  Millard Fillmore's birthday (let's party!)
        !            11: 01/08  Battle of New Orleans
        !            12: 01/09  Fellowship reaches Lorien (LOTR)
        !            13: 01/09  Plough Monday
        !            14: 01/10  First meeting of United Nations General Assembly in London, 1946
        !            15: 01/10  Thomas Paine's Common Sense published, 1776
        !            16: 01/11  Anniversary of the Peoples Republic of Albania
        !            17: 01/11  De Hostos' Birthday in Puerto Rico
        !            18: 01/11  Milk delivered in bottles for first time, 1878
        !            19: 01/11  Prithvi Jayanti in Nepal
        !            20: 01/11  Surgeon General condemned cigarettes, 1964
        !            21: 01/11  The Whiskey-A-Go-Go opens on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, 1963
        !            22: 01/14  The first "Be-In" is held in Golden Gate Park, 1967
        !            23: 01/16  Prohibition begins, 1920
        !            24: 01/17  Passing of Gandalf (LOTR)
        !            25: 01/18  Grey whale migration, California
        !            26: 01/20  St. Agnes Eve (Ah, bitter chill it was...)
        !            27: 01/24  Eskimo Pie patented by Christian Nelson, 1922
        !            28: 01/24  Gold discovered in California at Sutter's Mill, 1848
        !            29: 01/26  Sydney Aust. settled, 1778
        !            30: 01/27  Grissom, White and Chaffe burned to death in Apollo 1, 1967
        !            31: 01/27  Vietnam War cease-fire signed, 1973
        !            32: 01/28  First ski tow, Woodstock VT, 1914
        !            33: 01/28  Space Shuttle Challenger (51-L) explodes 74 seconds after liftoff
        !            34:        killing Scobee, Smith, McNair, Resnick, Jarvis, Onizuka and McAuliffe,
        !            35:        1986
        !            36: 01/30  Mohandas Gandhi assassinated in New Delhi by Hindu fanatic, 1948
        !            37: 01/30  Tet Offensive, 1968
        !            38: 01/31  "Ham" the chimpanzee soars into space aboard Mercury-Redstone 2, 1961
        !            39: 01/31  Explorer I launched, 1958.  Van Allen Belt discovered
        !            40: 01/31  Irving Langmuir, 1881, invented tungsten filament lamp
        !            41: 02/01  First TV soap: Secret Storm, 1954
        !            42: 02/01  Forces lead by Khomeini take over Iran, 1979
        !            43: 02/04  Cybernet inaugurated, 1969
        !            44: 02/04  Patricia Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army, 1974
        !            45: 02/07  Fellowship leaves Lorien (LOTR)
        !            46: 02/08  1963 Revolution Anniversary in Iraq
        !            47: 02/09  -51 degrees F, Vanderbilt MI, 1934
        !            48: 02/12  Lincoln's real birthday
        !            49: 02/12  Santa Barbara oil leak, 1969
        !            50: 02/14  Bombing of Dresden, 1945
        !            51: 02/15  Chicago Seven convicted, 1970
        !            52: 02/16  Nylon patented, 1937
        !            53: 02/16  Stephen Decatur burns US frigate in Tripoli, 1804
        !            54: 02/17  Death of Boromir (LOTR)
        !            55: 02/18  Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh, Lowell Observatory, AZ, 1930
        !            56: 02/19  US Marines land on Iwo Jima, 1945
        !            57: 02/20  John Glenn orbits the Earth 3 times, 1962
        !            58: 02/20  Meriadoc & Pippin meet Treebeard (LOTR)
        !            59: 02/21  Battle of Verdun begins, 1916 1M casualties
        !            60: 02/21  First telephone directory, New Haven, Connecticut, 1878
        !            61: 02/21  Malcom X shot to death in Harlem, 1965
        !            62: 02/22  Passing of King Ellesar (LOTR)
        !            63: 02/23  Lt. Calley confesses, implicates Cpt. Medina, 1971
        !            64: 02/24  Ents destroy Isengard (LOTR)
        !            65: 02/24  Impeachment proceedings against Andrew Johnson begin, 1868
        !            66: 02/26  Aragorn takes the Paths of the Dead (LOTR)
        !            67: 02/27  The Lionheart crowned, 1189
        !            68: 02/28  The "French Connection" drug bust occurs in Marseilles, 1972
        !            69: 02/29  French and Indian raid on Deerfield MA, 1704
        !            70: 03/01  Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba arrested for witchcraft
        !            71:        in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692
        !            72: 03/02  Blackthorn winds (New England) (Does anyone know what this is?)
        !            73: 03/04  First meeting of Congress, 1789, in N.Y.C.
        !            74: 03/05  Frodo & Samwise encounter Shelob (LOTR)
        !            75: 03/06  Hindenburg explodes and burns upon landing at Lakehurst, NJ, 1939
        !            76: 03/08  Deaths of Denethor & Theoden (LOTR)
        !            77: 03/13  "Striptease" introduced, Paris, 1894
        !            78: 03/14  Teddy Roosevelt excludes Japanese laborers from continental US, 1907
        !            79: 03/15  Buzzards return to Hinckley OH
        !            80: 03/15  France assumes protectorate over Vietnam, 1874
        !            81: 03/15  Watts, Los Angeles, riots kill two, injure 25, 1966
        !            82: 03/16  First liquid-fuel-powered rocket flight, 1926
        !            83: 03/16  MyLai Massacre; 300 non-combatant villagers killed by U.S. infantrymen
        !            84: 03/16  Robert Goddard launches first liquid-fueled rocket, Auburn MA, 1926
        !            85: 03/17  Vanguard I launched, 1958.  Earth proved pear-shaped
        !            86: 03/18  Aleksei Leonov performs first spacewalk, 1965
        !            87: 03/18  Destruction of the Ring (LOTR)
        !            88: 03/19  Swallows return to Capistrano
        !            89: 03/20  Radio Caroline, the original British pirate radio station, sinks, 1980
        !            90: 03/24  Construction of New York subway system begins, 1900
        !            91: 03/25  Triangle Shirt Waist Fire, 1911
        !            92: 03/26  Popeye statue unveiled, Crystal City TX Spinach Festival, 1937
        !            93: 03/27  Khrushchev becomes Premier of Soviet Union, 1958
        !            94: 03/28  Three Mile Island releases radioactive gas, 1979
        !            95: 03/29  Flowering of the Mallorn (LOTR)
        !            96: 03/29  Swedish settled Christiana (Wilmington) DE, 1638
        !            97: 03/30  Alaska purchased from Russia for $7.2 million, 1867
        !            98: 03/30  Five rings around Uranus discovered, 1977
        !            99: 03/30  Pencil with eraser patented, 1858
        !           100: 04/01  People of superb intelligence, savoir-faire, etc. born this day.
        !           101: 04/04  Gandalf visits Bilbo (LOTR)
        !           102: 04/04  Martin Luther King assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, 1968
        !           103: 04/04  NATO Established, 1949
        !           104: 04/06  Joseph Smith founds Mormon Church, 1830
        !           105: 04/07  Albert Hofmann synthesizes LSD in Switzerland, 1943
        !           106: 04/07  Alewives run, Cape Cod
        !           107: 04/09  Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Courthouse, 1865
        !           108: 04/12  Columbia launched, 1981
        !           109: 04/12  Confederate troops fire first shots of Civil War at Ft Sumter, 1861
        !           110: 04/12  Space Shuttle Columbia launched, 1981
        !           111: 04/12  Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space, 1961
        !           112: 04/13  Laotian New Year (3 days) in Laos
        !           113: 04/14  Lincoln shot,  1865
        !           114: 04/14  Titanic hits iceberg and sinks, 1912
        !           115: 04/15  Ray Kroc opens first McDonalds in Des Plaines, IL, 1955
        !           116: 04/16  Lincoln shot in Ford's Theatre by John Wilkes Booth, 1865
        !           117: 04/17  An unexpected party (LOTR)
        !           118: 04/17  Bay of Pigs invasion crushed by Castro forces, 1961
        !           119: 04/18  Einstein's Death, 1955
        !           120: 04/18  First Laundromat opens, Fort Worth Texas, 1934
        !           121: 04/18  San Francisco earthquake, 1906
        !           122: 04/19  Landing of the "33" in Uruguay
        !           123: 04/19  Warsaw Ghetto uprising, 1943
        !           124: 04/20  Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of busing, 1971
        !           125: 04/21  Lyrid meteor shower
        !           126: 04/23  Crowning of King Ellesar (LOTR)
        !           127: 04/23  Hank Aaron hits his first home run, 1954
        !           128: 04/26  William Shakespeare baptised in Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1564,
        !           129:        birthdate unknown
        !           130: 04/27  Magellan killed in Phillippines, 1521
        !           131: 04/29  Zipper patented by Gideon Sindback, 1913
        !           132: 05/01  Beltaine; Feast of the god Bel, sun god
        !           133: 05/03  Anti-war protest disrupts business in Washington, 1971
        !           134: 05/04  Four Kent State students are shot down by the National Guard, 1970
        !           135: 05/05  John Scopes arrested for teaching evolution, Dayton, TN, 1925
        !           136: 05/07  Germany surrenders after WWII, 1945
        !           137: 05/08  Beginning of ostrich mating season
        !           138: 05/08  US institutes mining of Haiphong Harbor, 1972
        !           139: 05/09  94 degrees, New York, 1979
        !           140: 05/10  Germany invades Low Countries, 1940
        !           141: 05/10  Nazi bookburning, 1933
        !           142: 05/14  Beginning of Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804
        !           143: 05/14  Nation of Israel proclaimed, 1948
        !           144: 05/15  Asylum for Inebriates founded, Binghamton NY, 1854
        !           145: 05/17  24" rain in 11 hours, Pearl River, S. China, 1982
        !           146: 05/17  Six SLA members killed in televised gun fight, 1974
        !           147: 05/18  Battle of Las Piedras in Uruguay
        !           148: 05/18  Napoleon crowned Emperor, 1804
        !           149: 05/19  Arwen leaves Lorian to wed King Ellesar (LOTR)
        !           150: 05/21  Battle of Iquique in Chile
        !           151: 05/21  US explodes first hydrogen bomb, 1956
        !           152: 05/22  US Civil War ends, 1865
        !           153: 05/23  Israeli raid into Argentina to capture Adolf Eichmann, 1960
        !           154: 05/23  Two Yetis sighted, Mt. Everest, 1953
        !           155: 05/24  Battle of Pinchincha in Ecuador
        !           156: 05/25  Oral Roberts sees 900 foot tall Jesus Christ, Tulsa OK, 1980
        !           157: 05/25  Successful test of the limelight in Purfleet, England, 1830
        !           158: 05/26  Congress sets first immigration quotas, 1924
        !           159: 05/27  Golden Gate Bridge opens, 1937
        !           160: 05/29  Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norkay climb Mt. Everest, 1953
        !           161: 05/29  First food stamps issued, 1961
        !           162: 05/30  US Marines sent to Nicaragua, 1912
        !           163: 06/02  Native Americans "granted" citizenship, 1924
        !           164: 06/04  Roquefort cheese developed, 1070
        !           165: 06/05  Robert Kennedy assasinated, 1968
        !           166: 06/05  US leaves the Gold Standard, 1933
        !           167: 06/06  First drive-in movie, 1933
        !           168: 06/06  Normandy landing, 1944
        !           169: 06/10  Death of Alexander the Great, 323 B.C.
        !           170: 06/10  Denver police tear gas Jethro Tull and 2000 fans at Red Rocks, 1971
        !           171: 06/11  Greeks seize Troy, 1184BC
        !           172: 06/11  Sauron attacks Osgilliath (LOTR)
        !           173: 06/13  Bilbo returns to Bag End (LOTR)
        !           174: 06/13  Pioneer flies past Neptune, and therefore out of the Solar System
        !           175: 06/14  Sandpaper invented by I. Fischer, Jr., 1834
        !           176: 06/15  Ben Franklin's kite experiment, 1752
        !           177: 06/15  Magna Carta signed, 1215
        !           178: 06/15  Series of photographs by Edward Muggeridge prove to Leland Stanford
        !           179:        that all the hooves of a horse are off the ground during the gallop,
        !           180:        1878
        !           181: 06/16  "The Blues Brothers" premieres in Chicago, 1980
        !           182: 06/17  China explodes its first Hydrogen bomb, 1967
        !           183: 06/17  Watergate Democratic National Committee break-in, 1972
        !           184: 06/19  Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed in Sing-Sing prison, 1953
        !           185: 06/19  Lizzie Bordon acquitted, 1893
        !           186: 06/20  Victoria crowned, 1837
        !           187: 06/21  Berlin airlift begins, 1948
        !           188: 06/21  Sun rises over Heelstone at Stonehenge
        !           189: 06/22  Civil rights workers disappear in Mississippi, 1964
        !           190: 06/23  Slavery abolished in England, 1772
        !           191: 06/23  Wedding of Ellesar & Arwen (LOTR)
        !           192: 06/24  Senate repeals Gulf of Tonkin resolution, 1970
        !           193: 06/25  Custer's Last Stand at Little Big Horn, 1876
        !           194: 06/25  North Korea invades South Korea, 1950
        !           195: 06/26  Battle of Gettysburg, 1863
        !           196: 06/26  St. Lawrence Seaway dedicated by Eisenhower & Queen Elizabeth II, 1959
        !           197: 06/26  Toothbrush invented, 1498
        !           198: 06/27  100 degrees, Fort Yukon, 1915
        !           199: 06/27  Bill Graham closes the Fillmore East, 1971
        !           200: 06/28  Supreme Court decides in favor of Alan Bakke, 1978
        !           201: 06/30  "That" explosion in Siberia, 1908
        !           202: 06/30  China and Soviet Union announce split over ideology, 1960
        !           203: 07/01  Battle of Gettysburg begins, 1863
        !           204: 07/03  Dog days begin
        !           205: 07/04  Battles of Vicksburg and Gettysburg won by Union forces, 1863
        !           206: 07/04  Cloudy, 76 degrees, Philadelphia PA, 1776
        !           207: 07/04  Gandalf imprisoned by Saruman (LOTR)
        !           208: 07/04  New York abstains on Declaration of Independence vote, 1776
        !           209: 07/04  Thoreau enters woods, 1845
        !           210: 07/06  First `talkie' (talking motion picture) premiere in New York, 1928
        !           211: 07/06  Lawrence of Arabia captures Aqaba, 1917
        !           212: 07/07  First radio broadcast of "Dragnet", 1949
        !           213: 07/08  First public reading of the Declaration of Independence, 1776
        !           214: 07/08  Liberty Bell cracks while being rung at funeral of John Marshall, 1835
        !           215: 07/09  10-hour working day set by law, NH, 1847
        !           216: 07/10  134 degrees in Death Valley, 1913
        !           217: 07/12  Minimum wages established: 40 cents/hour, 1933
        !           218: 07/13  Women first compete in Olympic games, 1908
        !           219: 07/16  Detonation of the first atomic bomb at Alamagordo, NM, 1945
        !           220: 07/17  Disneyland opens, 1955
        !           221: 07/18  Ty Cobb gets 4000th base hit, 1927
        !           222: 07/19  Five Massachusetts women executed for witchcraft, 1692
        !           223: 07/20  Armstrong and Aldrin land on moon, 1969
        !           224: 07/21  First Train Robbery, Jesse James gets $3000 near Adair, Iowa, 1873
        !           225: 07/21  Vietnam divided at 17th parallel, 1954
        !           226: 07/23  Ice cream cone introduced, St. Louis MO, 1904
        !           227: 07/24  Scopes Monkey Trial, 1925
        !           228: 07/24  The ring comes to Bilbo (LOTR)
        !           229: 07/26  Bilbo rescued from Wargs by Eagles (LOTR)
        !           230: 07/30  "In God We Trust" made U.S. motto, 1956
        !           231: 07/31  Harry S. Truman dedicates N.Y. Int'l Airport @ Idlewild Field, 1948,
        !           232:        later JFK
        !           233: 08/01  Lughnasa; Feast of the god Lugh, a 30 day Celtic feast centers on
        !           234:        this day
        !           235: 08/03  Columbus sets sail for Cathay, 1492
        !           236: 08/03  Funeral of King Theoden (LOTR)
        !           237: 08/03  USS Nautilus crosses under north polar ice cap, 1958
        !           238: 08/04  Axe murder of Andrew and Abbey Borden, 1892
        !           239: 08/04  Bombing of N. Vietnam begins, 1964
        !           240: 08/04  Britain declares war on Germany starting World War I, 1914
        !           241: 08/06  Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, 1945
        !           242: 08/06  Caricom in Barbados
        !           243: 08/06  Cy Young pitches first game, 1890
        !           244: 08/08  Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, 1945
        !           245: 08/08  Montenegro declares war on Germany, 1914
        !           246: 08/08  Richard Nixon resigns the US presidency, 1974
        !           247: 08/08  The Great Train Robbery -- $7,368,000, 1963
        !           248: 08/09  Helter Skelter... the Charles Manson murders take place, 1969
        !           249: 08/09  Persia defeats Spartan King Leonidas at Thermopylae, 480 BC
        !           250: 08/09  US/Canada border defined in the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, 1842
        !           251: 08/10  Chicago incorporated as a village of 300 people, 1833
        !           252: 08/10  US and Panama agree to transfer the canal in the year 2000, 1977
        !           253: 08/11  Dog days end
        !           254: 08/11  France Ends War in Indochina, 1954
        !           255: 08/11  Perseid meteor shower (look north; three days)
        !           256: 08/12  First test flight of Space Shuttle "Enterprise" from 747, 1977
        !           257: 08/12  Last U.S. ground troops out of Vietnam, 1972
        !           258: 08/13  Berlin wall erected, 1961
        !           259: 08/13  Li'l Abner debut, 1934
        !           260: 08/14  Social Security begins in U.S., 1935
        !           261: 08/15  Gandhi's movement obtains independence for Pakistan and India, 1947
        !           262: 08/15  Hurricane hits Plimoth Plantation, 1635
        !           263: 08/16  Roller Coaster patented, 1898
        !           264: 08/17  First public bath opened in N.Y., 1891
        !           265: 08/18  Anti-Cigarette League of America formed
        !           266: 08/19  Air Force cargo plane snares payload from Discoverer 14 spy satellite,
        !           267:        marking start of practical military reconnaissance from space, 1960
        !           268: 08/19  Gail Borden patents condensed milk, 1856
        !           269: 08/22  Death of King Richard III, 1485, Last of the Plantagenets
        !           270: 08/22  Joe Walker sets X-15 all time altitude mark (67 miles), 1963
        !           271: 08/22  St. Columbia reports seeing monster in Loch Ness, 565
        !           272: 08/23  Sacco and Vanzetti executed, 1927
        !           273: 08/24  "Alice's Restaurant" premieres in New York and Los Angeles, 1969
        !           274: 08/24  -126.9 F at Vostok, Antarctica, 1960
        !           275: 08/24  British troops burn Washington, 1814
        !           276: 08/25  Gen. DeGaulle leads French forces into Paris, 1944
        !           277: 08/26  Women get the vote, 1920
        !           278: 08/27  "Tarzan of the Apes" published, 1912
        !           279: 08/27  Krakatoa, Java explodes with a force of 1,300 megatons, 1883
        !           280: 08/28  King leads over 200K in civil rights rally in Washington, DC, 1963
        !           281: 08/29  Star in Cygnus goes nova and becomes 4th brightest in sky, 1975;
        !           282:        Nova Cygni 1975.
        !           283: 08/29  Saruman enters the Shire (LOTR)
        !           284: 08/30  75 cents a pound tariff set on opium, 1842
        !           285: 08/30  Japan Stationery Co. sells first felt-tipped pen, 1960
        !           286: 08/30  St. Rose of Lima in Peru
        !           287: 08/30  Washington-to-Moscow hot line connected, 1963
        !           288: 08/31  269 people killed after Korean Airlines 747 shot down by USSR, 1983
        !           289: 08/31  Mary Anne Nichols becomes Jack the Ripper's first victim, 1888
        !           290: 08/31  Non-aggression pact signed by USSR and Afghanistan, 1926
        !           291: 09/01  Bobby Fischer defeats Boris Spassky in World Chess Match, 1972
        !           292: 09/01  Joshua A. Norton proclaims himself 'Emperor Norton I', 1859
        !           293: 09/02  Great Britain adopts Gregorian Calendar, 1752
        !           294: 09/02  Japan signs unconditional surrender on US battleship `Missouri', 1945
        !           295: 09/03  Anniversary of the Founding of the Republic in San Marino
        !           296: 09/05  Kennedy orders resumption of underground nuclear tests, 1961
        !           297: 09/05  The first Continental Congress was convened in Philadelphia, 1774
        !           298: 09/06  149 Pilgrims set forth from England aboard the Mayflower, 1620
        !           299: 09/06  First Star Trek episode (The Man Trap) aired 1966
        !           300: 09/06  Pres. McKinley shot, 1901
        !           301: 09/06  Somhlolo in Swaziland
        !           302: 09/08  "Star Trek" debuts on NBC (1966)
        !           303: 09/08  Jack the Ripper kills again, Annie Chapman is second victim, 1888
        !           304: 09/08  President Ford pardons Richard M. Nixon, 1974
        !           305: 09/09  California becomes the 31st state, 1850
        !           306: 09/09  United Colonies is renamed the United States, 1776
        !           307: 09/10  Gandalf escapes from Orthanc (LOTR)
        !           308: 09/10  Mountain Meadows Massacre.  Mormons kill Gentile wagon train, 1857
        !           309: 09/12  German paratroopers rescue Mussolini from captivity in Rome, 1943
        !           310: 09/12  Germany annexes Sudentenland, 1938
        !           311: 09/13  136.4 F at el Azizia, Libya, 1922
        !           312: 09/13  British defeat the French at Abraham near Quebec City, 1788
        !           313: 09/13  Building of Hadrian's Wall begun, 122
        !           314: 09/13  Chiang Kai-Shek becomes president of China, 1943
        !           315: 09/14  Benjamin Franklin is sent to France as an American minister, 1778
        !           316: 09/14  Frodo & Bilbo's birthday (LOTR)
        !           317: 09/14  Salem, Massachusetts, is founded, 1629
        !           318: 09/14  The Selective Service Act establishes the first peacetime draft, 1940
        !           319: 09/15  Black riders enter the Shire (LOTR)
        !           320: 09/15  Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev begins his 13 day tour of the US, 1959
        !           321: 09/15  The U.S. Foreign Affairs Dept. becomes the U.S. State Department, 1789
        !           322: 09/16  The village of Shawmut, Massachusetts, becomes the city of Boston, 1630
        !           323: 09/17  Battle of Antietam, 1862
        !           324: 09/18  Frodo and company rescued by Bombadil (LOTR)
        !           325: 09/18  Victory of Uprona in Burundi
        !           326: 09/20  Equal Rights Party nominates Belva Lockwood for President, 1884
        !           327: 09/20  First meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of
        !           328:        Science, 1848
        !           329: 09/20  First meeting of the National Research Council, 1916
        !           330: 09/20  Magellan leaves Spain on the first Round the World passage, 1519
        !           331: 09/20  The Roxy Theater opens in Hollywood, 1973
        !           332: 09/22  Allied forces form the independent nation West Germany, 1953
        !           333: 09/22  President Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation, 1862
        !           334: 09/22  Special prosecutor Leon Jeworski subpoenaes President Nixon, 1974
        !           335: 09/22  The first Soviet atomic bomb explodes, 1949
        !           336: 09/23  Phillippine President Ferdinand Marcos declares martial law, 1972
        !           337: 09/23  The New York Knickerbockers becomes the first U.S. Baseball club, 1845
        !           338: 09/23  V.P. Nixon denies campaign fund fraud with his "Checkers" speech, 1952
        !           339: 09/25  Sandra Day O'Connor becomes first woman on US Supreme Court, 1981
        !           340: 09/27  The first passenger was hauled in a locomotive in England, 1825
        !           341: 09/28  "Pilgrim's Progress" published, 1678
        !           342: 09/28  A Greek soldier runs 26+ miles after the Persian defeat at Marathon,
        !           343:        490BC
        !           344: 09/28  Frodo wounded at Weathertop (LOTR)
        !           345: 09/30  Red Jack kills 2, Elizabeth Stride (#3) and Catherine Eddowes (#4),
        !           346:        1888
        !           347: 09/30  The first tooth is extracted under anesthesia in Charleston, Mass, 1846
        !           348: 09/30  The verdicts of the Nuremberg trials are announced, 1946
        !           349: 10/01  NASA officially begins operations, 1958
        !           350: 10/02  Thurgood Marshall sworn as the first black Supreme Court Justice, 1967
        !           351: 10/04  Crimean war begins, 1853
        !           352: 10/04  First space vehicle, Sputnik I, launched, 1957
        !           353: 10/04  Sputnik 1, world's first orbiting satellite launched, 1957
        !           354: 10/05  Frodo crosses bridge of Mitheithel
        !           355: 10/06  Antioch College is the first public school to admit men and women, 1853
        !           356: 10/06  Egyptian President Anwar Sadat is assassinated in Cairo, 1981
        !           357: 10/06  Israel is attacked by the alliance of Egypt and Syria, 1973
        !           358: 10/07  Foundation of the GDR in 1949 in German Democratic Republic
        !           359: 10/07  Georgia Tech. beats Cumberland Univ. 222-0, 1916
        !           360: 10/07  Maryland Governor Marvin Mandel sent to prison on fraud charges, 1977
        !           361: 10/07  Mother Teresa of Calcutta awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 1979
        !           362: 10/07  Police stop Wilbur Mills car, Fanne Fox jumps into water, 1974
        !           363: 10/08  Great Chicago Fire, 1871
        !           364: 10/09  First two-way telephone conversation, 1876
        !           365: 10/10  Beginning of the Wars for Independence in Cuba
        !           366: 10/10  Foundation of the Workers Party in North Korea
        !           367: 10/10  Mercury at Superior Conjunction with Sun.  Moves into night sky. (1984)
        !           368: 10/10  Spiro T. Agnew resigns as Vice-President due to income tax fraud, 1973
        !           369: 10/11  "Saturday Night Live" premiers on NBC-TV, 1975
        !           370: 10/11  The Gang of Four are arrested in Peking, 1976
        !           371: 10/11  The first steam powered ferry ran between New York and Hoboken, 1811
        !           372: 10/11  The second Vatican Ecumenical Council opens in Rome, 1962
        !           373: 10/11  First broadcast of Saturday Night Live, 1975
        !           374: 10/12  Bahama Natives discover Columbus of Europe lost on their shores, 1492
        !           375: 10/12  Khrushchev pounds his desk with shoe during a speech to the UN, 1960
        !           376: 10/12  Man O'War's last race, 1920
        !           377: 10/12  Native Americans discover Columbus of Europe lost on their shores, 1492
        !           378: 10/13  Italy declares war on Germany, 1943
        !           379: 10/13  U.S. Navy born, 1775, authorized by the Second Continental Congress
        !           380: 10/14  Battle of Hastings won by William the Conqueror and the Normans, 1066
        !           381: 10/14  Chuck Yeager breaks sound barrier, 1947
        !           382: 10/15  First draft card burned, 1965
        !           383: 10/16  Boromir reaches Rivendell (LOTR)
        !           384: 10/17  Council of Elrond (LOTR)
        !           385: 10/18  Boston Shoemakers form first U.S. labor org., 1648
        !           386: 10/18  Soviets anounce their probe took photos of the Moon's far side, 1959
        !           387: 10/19  Mao Tse-tung establishes the People's Republic of China, 1949
        !           388: 10/19  Napoleon's beaten army begins the long retreat from Moscow, 1812
        !           389: 10/20  "Saturday Night Massacre", 1973
        !           390: 10/20  OPEC embargo, 1973
        !           391: 10/21  Edison makes the first practical incandescent lamp, 1879
        !           392: 10/21  Guggenheim Museum opens, 1959
        !           393: 10/23  Battle of Leyte Gulf begins, 1944
        !           394: 10/23  Earth created at 6:30 AM, 4004BC.
        !           395: 10/23  Swallows leave Capistrano
        !           396: 10/25  End of War of the Ring (LOTR)
        !           397: 10/25  The UN removes Taiwan and admits the People's Republic of China, 1971
        !           398: 10/26  UN's World Health Organization declares smallpox eradicated, 1978
        !           399: 10/27  New York's Boss Tweed is arrested on fraud charges, 1871
        !           400: 10/27  The first New York Subway is opened, 1904
        !           401: 10/28  Columbus discovers Cuba, 1492
        !           402: 10/28  Constantine's army defeats forces of Maxentius at Mulvian Bridge, 312
        !           403: 10/28  Harvard was founded in Massachusetts, 1636
        !           404: 10/28  Statue of Liberty was dedicated on Bedloe's Island, 1886
        !           405: 10/29  Stock Market Crash, 1929
        !           406: 10/30  Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast, 1938
        !           407: 10/31  Luther nails 95 Theses to door of Castle Church, Wittenberg, 1517
        !           408: 11/01  Austria-Hungary become two seperate nations, 1918
        !           409: 11/01  Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill Truman at the Blair House, 1950
        !           410: 11/02  Luftwaffe completes 57 consecutive nights of bombing of London, 1940
        !           411: 11/02  Two Frenchmen make the first free hot air balloon flight, 1783
        !           412: 11/03  Beef rises to 3 cents a pound, IL, 1837
        !           413: 11/03  Linus Pauling wins Nobel Chemistry Prize, 1954
        !           414: 11/03  Sputnik II launched, 1957, bearing spacedog Laika
        !           415: 11/04  Iranian militants seize US embassy personnel in Teheran, 1979
        !           416: 11/04  Soviet forces crush the anti-communist revolt in Hungary, 1956
        !           417: 11/05  Guy Fawkes' Plot, 1605
        !           418: 11/06  Anniversary of the October Socialist Revolution (2 days) in U.S.S.R.
        !           419: 11/07  Abolitionist newspaperman Elijah P. Lovejoy murdered by mob, 1837
        !           420: 11/07  Lewis and Clark Expedition in sight of the Pacific Ocean, 1805
        !           421: 11/09  Blackout of New York, New England, and Eastern Canada, 1965
        !           422: 11/09  Giant panda discovered (?!), China, 1927
        !           423: 11/09  Jack the Ripper kills fifth and final victim, Jane Kelly, 1888
        !           424: 11/09  Margaret Sanger forms American Birth Control League, 1921
        !           425: 11/09  Roosevelt establishes the Civil Works Administration, 1933
        !           426: 11/10  41 Women arrested in suffragette demonstartions near White House, 1917
        !           427: 11/10  Cpt. Wirz, commandant of Andersonville Prison hanged, 1865
        !           428: 11/10  Henry Stanley asks David Livingston, "Dr. Livingston, I presume?", 1871
        !           429: 11/11  Washington becomes the 42nd state, 1889
        !           430: 11/12  Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Birthday in Taiwan
        !           431: 11/12  U.S. first exports oil to Europe, 1861
        !           432: 11/14  Quarter Pounder price raised from $0.53 to $0.55 in violation of Nixon
        !           433:        price controls (but okayed by Price Commission after formal request
        !           434:        from McDonald's), 1971
        !           435: 11/15  Niagara Falls power plant startup, 1896
        !           436: 11/16  Bilbo reaches the Lonely Mountain (LOTR)
        !           437: 11/16  Opening of the Suez Canal, 1869
        !           438: 11/17  46,000 meteoroids fall over AZ in 20 minutes, 1966
        !           439: 11/17  Richard Nixon says "I am not a crook.", 1973
        !           440: 11/18  First hydrogen bomb blasts Enewetok, 1952
        !           441: 11/18  Local standard time zones established for US, 1883
        !           442: 11/19  Gettysburg Address delivered, 1863
        !           443: 11/21  Announcement of 18 1/2 minute gap on Watergate tape, 1973
        !           444: 11/22  Kennedy shot in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald, 1963
        !           445: 11/23  First broadcast of Dr. Who (longest running TV series), 1963
        !           446: 11/24  Lee Harvey Oswald killed by Jack Ruby, 1963
        !           447: 11/25  Alfred Nobel invents dynamite, 1867
        !           448: 11/27  Alfred Nobel establishes Nobel Prize, 1895
        !           449: 11/27  Friction match invented, England, 1826
        !           450: 11/27  Hoosac Railroad Tunnel completed, 1873, in NW Massachusetts
        !           451: 11/29  King Tut's tomb opened, 1922
        !           452: 12/01  First national corn-husking championship, Alleman IA, 1924
        !           453: 12/01  Martin Luther King Jr., leads black boycott of Montgomery buses, 1955
        !           454: 12/01  Rosa Parks refuses to move to back of the bus (Montgomery, AL), 1953
        !           455: 12/03  First neon light display, Paris, 1910
        !           456: 12/03  First successful human heart transplant lead by Dr. Barnard, 1967
        !           457: 12/03  The Montreux Casino burns down during a Frank Zappa concert, 1971
        !           458: 12/04  Washington takes leave of his officers at Fraunce's Tavern, NYC, 1783
        !           459: 12/05  Death of Smaug (LOTR)
        !           460: 12/05  End of Prohibition, 1933 (at least the alcohol part)
        !           461: 12/05  Phi Beta Kappa founded, 1776
        !           462: 12/05  The Eighteenth Amendment repealed, ending Prohibition, 1933
        !           463: 12/07  Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, 1941
        !           464: 12/09  Ball-bearing roller skates patented, 1884
        !           465: 12/10  Metric system established in France, 1799
        !           466: 12/10  Nobel Peace Prize awarded each year
        !           467: 12/12  First wireless message sent across Atlantic by Marconi, 1901
        !           468: 12/13  Apollo 17 leaves the moon, with "last" men to walk on moon aboard, 1972
        !           469: 12/13  Dartmouth College chartered, 1769
        !           470: 12/13  Geminid meteor shower (look south)
        !           471: 12/15  Argo Merchant oil spill, 1976
        !           472: 12/15  Bill of Rights adopted, 1791
        !           473: 12/15  James Naismith invents basketball, Canada, 1891
        !           474: 12/15  Sitting Bull shot in head while submitting to arrest, 1890
        !           475: 12/16  Fellowship begins Quest (LOTR)
        !           476: 12/20  U.S. buys ~1,000,000 sq. miles of Louisiana for ~$20/sq.mi.
        !           477: 12/21  Phileas Fogg completes his trip around the world in less than 80 days
        !           478: 12/24  KKK formed in Pulaski, Tenn, 1865
        !           479: 12/26  DPMA founded, 1951
        !           480: 12/27  APT report published, 1956
        !           481: 12/27  Ether first used as anesthetic in childbirth, 1845
        !           482: 12/28  Comet Kohoutek at perihelion, 1973
        !           483: 12/29  Battle of Wounded knee, 1890
        !           484: 12/30  First Los Angeles freeway dedicated, 1940
        !           485: 12/31  St. Sylvester in Switzerland
        !           486: 12/31  Winterland closes its doors, 1978

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