Month: January 2023

Cindy Williams aka Shirley Feeney on LaVerne & Shirley dies at 75

FROM WIKIPEDIA COMMONS Cynthia Jane Williams (August 22, 1947 – January 25, 2023) was an American actress and producer, known for her role as Shirley Feeney on the television sitcom Happy Days (1975–1979), and Laverne & Shirley (1976–1982). CAREER Williams met Penny Marshall, first on a double date, and later at Francis Ford Coppola’s […]

Daily Almanac for Sunday, January 29, 2023

Charles Proteus Steinmetz (born Karl August Rudolph Steinmetz, April 9, 1865 – October 26, 1923) was a German-born American mathematician and electrical engineer and professor at Union College. He fostered the development of alternating current that made possible the expansion of the electric power industry in the United States, formulating mathematical theories for engineers. He made ground-breaking […]