almanac command

This page implements the COHERENT almanac command using its original data files.

See also:
almanac manual page
Fred Butzen's original C source almanac.c [7/12/88]
Data files almanac.birth, almanac.death, almanac.event [10/26/94]

Enter a month and day (e.g., "May 25"):

1803: Edward Bulwer-Lytton; wrote "It was a dark and stormy night ..."
1803: Ralph Waldo Emerson, philospher, Boston.
1908: Theodore Rothke, poet, Saginaw, Mich.
the Venerable Bede, priest and doctor
St. Gregory VII, pope; creator of the Gregorian calendar
St. Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin
1917: First airplane bombing of civilian population, Folkestone, England.