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      Here is what happened on Wednesday - October 18th...
      It is day 291 of the year 2017, and there are 74 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

      1919,Pierre Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister.
      1927,George C. Scott, actor.
      1956,Martina Navratilova

      Events On This Day In History...

      1776,The back of a bar in New York is decorated with birds' tail feathers. A customer jokingly asked for a glass of those "cock tails," and a tradition was born!
      1869,The United States takes possession of Alaska.
      1873,The Ivey League establishes rules for college football.
      1892,First commercial long-distance phone line opens between Chicago and New York.
      1922,British Broadcasting Corporation established.
      1967,The FDA declares marijuana, to be as dangerous as alcohol.
      1988,The first episode of Roseanne premiers.

      And Don't Forget...

                 The start of the Moslem New Year.

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