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Subject: [Q-R] Today in History Oct 17
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 12:23:44 EDT


Oct 17, 1777 American troops defeat the British in the Battle of Saratoga
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Oct 17, 1781 Gen. Charles Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown, Virginia
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Oct 17, 1849 Frederic Chopin dies at age 39, composer
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Oct 17, is Black Poetry Day in the US
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Oct 17, 1777 Gen. John Burgoyne surrenders to Gen. Horatio Gates at Saratoga,
N.Y.
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Oct 17, 1848 William " Candy" Cummings created the curve ball in baseball
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Oct 17 In Malawi its Mothers Day


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