Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Friday - September 22nd...
            It is day 265 of the year 2017, and there are 100 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1791,Michael Faraday, discovered principle of the electric motor.
     Today, this person is/would be 226 years old.
            1885,Erich von Stroheim, early film director.
     Today, this person is/would be 132 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1789,The US Post Office was established.
            1863,President Lincoln makes his Emancipation Proclamation speech.
            1893,First auto built in US runs in Springfield (built by Duryea brothers)
            1903,A Patent is granted for the Ice Cream Cone.

      And Don't Forget...

                        The Autumn Harvest Festival is held in Wheaton, Illinois.

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