Once Upon A Time – Sept. 23 – 1884 – American Herman Hollerith Patents Mechanical Tabulating Machine, Beginning Of Data Processing

1122 Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V

1821 Fall of Tripolitsa, Greek forces massacre 30,000 Turks during Greek War of Independence

1862 Otto von Bismarck appointed Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Prussia by King Wilhelm I

1884 American Herman Hollerith patents his mechanical tabulating machine, the beginning of data processing

1889 Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda

1957 President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders US troops to support integration of nine black students at Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas

2018 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches “Modicare”, free heathcare for 500 million, world’s biggest healthcare program

HISTORICAL EVENTS TODAY

TODAY IN FILM & TV

1962 ABC’s 1st color TV series – The Jetsons by Hanna-Barbera first broadcast

TODAY IN MUSIC

1957 “That’ll Be the Day” by Buddy Holly and The Crickets reaches #1 in the US

TODAY IN SPORT

1845 1st baseball team, NY Knickerbockers organize, adopt rule code

2002 The first public version of the web browser Mozilla Firefox (“Phoenix 0.1”) is released

MORE FACTS…

1938 Time capsule, to be opened in 6939, buried at World’s Fair in NYC (capsule contained a woman’s hat, man’s pipe & 1,100′ of microfilm)

FAMOUS WEDDINGS

1666 Princess Maria of Orange-Nassau marries Mauritius earl of Simmeren

1862 Russian novelist and author of “War and Peace” Leo Tolstoy (34) marries Sophia Andreevna Behrs (18) daughter of a physician

1933 American gangster Sam Giancana (25) weds Angeline DeTolve

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