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Today’s Notable Events
U. S. Birthdays
Warren Harding – 29th President of the United States
Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was the 29th President of the United States, serving from 1921 until his death from a heart attack or stroke in 1923. A Republican from Ohio, Harding was an influential newspaper publisher. He served in the Ohio Senate (1899–1903) and later as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio (1903–1905) and as a U.S. Senator (1915–1921).
James Polk – 11th President of the United States
James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, but mostly lived in and represented the state of Tennessee. A Democrat, Polk served as Speaker of the House (1835–1839) and Governor of Tennessee (1839–1841) before becoming president.
George Boole – Inventor of Boolean logic, one of the mathematical foundations of Computer Science
George Boole (2 November 1815 – 8 December 1864) was an English mathematician and philosopher.As the inventor of Boolean logic, which is the basis of modern digital computer logic, Boole is regarded in hindsight as one of the founders of the field of computer science. Boole said,
… no general method for the solution of questions in the theory of probabilities can be established which does not explicitly recognise … those universal laws of thought which are the basis of all reasoning …
U. S. Contemporaries: Civil War Cycle – Transcendental Generation – Prophet (Idealist) (1792-1821)
Ivan “Hap” and Audrey “Babe” were my parents.
World War Cycle – Depression / World War II Era – Fourth Turning, Crisis (1930-1944)