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., "Aug 17"):

1893: Mae West, comedienne, New York City.
1932: V. S. Naipaul, novelist & journalist, Trinidad.
1833: The "Royal William" begins first trans-Atlantic voyage by a steamship.
1835: Solyman Merrick patents the wrench.
1960: Gabon gains independence.
1981: Voyager 2 makes closest approach to Saturn.