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Poor Gabriel's Almanac -- January 23


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Interesting things that happened January 23rd:

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Birthdays on this date:
  In 1832 Edouard Manet, French painter
  In 1903 Randolph Scott, actor
  In 1919 Eisenstein
  In 1933 Arlene Golonka
        + Chita Rivera (in Washington, DC)
  In 1943 Gil Gerard, actor
  In 1950 Richard Dean Anderson, actor (MacGyver, Legend, Stargate SG-1)
  In 1958 Princess Caroline of Monaco

Events worth noting:
        + National Handwriting Day
  In 1849 Mrs. Elizabeth Blackwell becomes first woman physician in U.S.
        + Patent granted for an envelope-making machine.
  In 1909 First radio-assisted rescue at sea.
  In 1944 Red Wings beat Rangers 15-0.
  In 1964 24th Amendment ratified, Barred poll tax in federal elections.
  In 1977 TV mini-series "Roots" premiers.
  In 1983 "The A-Team" (with Mr. T and George Peppard) premiers.
  In 1994 Actor Telly Savalas dies.

And remember ...
  National Egg Month
  National Eyecare Month

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