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      Here is what happened on Wednesday - January 18th...
      It is day 18 of the year 2017, and there are 347 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

      1779,Peter Roget, of Thesaurus fame, invented Slide Rule, created pocket chessboard.
      1782,Daniel Webster, early American orator and politician.
      1813,Joseph Farwell Glidden, invented first commercially usable barbed wire.
      1854,Thomas A. Watson, needed by Alexander Graham Bell.
      1892,Oliver Hardy, of the comedy team Laurel and Hardy.
      1904,Cary Grant, actor.
      1913,Danny Kaye, singer, actor, dancer.

      Events On This Day In History...

      1644,First UFO sighting in America, by perplexed Pilgrims in Boston.
      1777,San Jose, CA is founded.
      1778,Captain James Cook stumbles over the Hawaiian Islands.
      1869,The elegant California Theatre opens in San Francisco.
      1911,First shipboard landing of a plane (from Tanforan Park to the USS Pennsylvania).
      1975,The original Morris The Cat dies. Finniky Pussy Cat!

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