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Poor Gabriel's Almanac -- January 12


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Interesting things that happened January 12th:

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Birthdays on this date:
  In 1588 John Winthrop, first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  In 1737 John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independance
  In 1876 Jack London, writer (Call of the Wild)
  In 1906 Henny Youngman, comedian
  In 1912 Luise Rainer
  In 1944 Joe Frazier
  In 1951 Rush Limbaugh, right-wing talk-show host
  In 1954 Howard Stern, controversial talk-radio host
  In 1955 Kirstie Alley, actress (Cheers, Star Trek II)

Events worth noting:
  In 1863 President Davis gives his "State of the Confederacy" address.
  In 1922 Mrs. Hattie Caraway becomes first woman elected to U.S. Senate.
  In 1945 US Navy destroys 41 Japanese ships in the Battle of South China Sea.
  In 1969 The Jets beat the Colts in Super Bowl III
  In 1971 "All in the Family" premiers.
  In 1986 24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 is launched.

And remember ...
  National Health and Nutrition Month
  National Book Month

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