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., "Dec 08"):


BIRTHS:
65 BC: Horace, poet, Venusia.
1865: Jean Sibelius, composer, Tavastehus, Finland.
1894: James Thurber, storyteller & cartoonist, Columbus, Ohio.
1939: James Galway, flutist, Belfast.
DEATHS:
1859: Thomas De Quincey, storyteller, Edinburgh, aged 74.
EVENTS:
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
1941: United States declares war on Japan, enters World War II.