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Subject: Today In History Oct 8
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2004 09:18:59 EDT


Oct 8, 1793 John Hancock dies at age 56-First signer of The Declaration of
Independence
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Oct 8, 1783 Loyalists from New York settle at Adolphustown, Ontario
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Oct 8, 1643 Jeanne Mance opens Hotel Dieu in Montreal
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Oct 8, 1810 Happy Birthday James William Marshall-discovered gold at Sutters
Mill, California, which started the gold rush of 1949


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