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., "Jul 21"):


BIRTHS:
1899: Hart Crane, poet, Garretsville, Ohio.
1899: Ernest Hemingway, novelist, Oak Park, Ill.
1933: John Gardner, novelist, Batavia, NY.
DEATHS:
1796: Robert Burns, poet, Dumfries, Scotland.
1987: Herbert B. Knechtel, creator Frango mints and Space Food Sticks, aged 80.
EVENTS:
St. Lawrence of Brindisi, priest and doctor
1403: Battle of Shrewsbury: Henry IV & Prince Hal defeat Hotspur.
1861: Battle of Bull Run.