Sunday, January 10, 2010

A New Type of Search

http://www.wolframalpha.com/

This is one of the neatest things since they invented the computer.


Today is:

Baptism of the Lord Jesus -- Christian

Foreign Agents' Day

Geraint, Wales

Holy Family Day (The first Sunday after Epiphany)

Jackson Day, Louisiana (103rd Annual Jackson Day Race in New Orleans,

oldest street race in the South and 5th oldest in the nation.)

National Bittersweet Chocolate Day

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

Peculiar People Day

Stephen Foster Day

Volunteer Fireman's Day


Birthdays Today:

Pat Benatar, 1953
Bonnie Hellman, 1950
George Foreman, 1949
Rod Stewart, 1945
Jim Croce, 1943
Sal Mineo, 1939
Gisele MacKenzie, 1927
Johnnie Ray, 1927
Paul Henreid, 1908
Ray Bolger, 1904
Grigori Rasputin, 1869
Mary Ingalls, 1865
George Washington Carver, 1864
Charles Ingalls, 1836
Carolus Linnaeus, 1778


Today in History:

Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, BC46
"Common Sense" by Thomas Paine is published, 1776
Tea from India first arrives in the UK, 1839
Poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning begin their correspondence, 1845
The first underground railway opens in London, 1863
John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil, 1870
The League of Nations is established, 1920

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