Frontier Events in History

2013 Event - An experimental privacy feature on Google's Android mobile software is removed, raising objections from the Electronic Frontier Foundation; the feature allowed users to block apps from collecting personal information such as a user's location and address book data

1989 Event - "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier," premieres in USA

1985 Death - Patti McCarty, actress (Gangster of the Frontier), dies at 64

1978 Death - Chill Wills, actor (Frontier Circus, Rounders), dies at 75

1974 Event - Sue Roberts wins LPGA Niagara Frontier Golf Classic

1972 Event - Assam's North East Frontier Agency becomes Arunachal Pradesh terr

1969 Event - General Franco closes Spain's frontier with Gibraltar

1967 Death - Anthony Mann, U.S. director (El Cid, Last Frontier), dies at 60

1955 Birthday - John Gilmore, born in America, fifth employee of Sun Microsystems, among founders of Cygnus Solutions, Cypherpunks mailing list, Electronic Frontier Foundation

1897 Event - 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)

1893 Birthday - Bill Nestell, born in California, actor in Dangerous Venture, Buckskin Frontier

1878 Birthday - Franklyn Farnum, actor, Cowboy and Bandit, Scarlet Car, Frontier Days

1852 Birthday - Calamity [Martha] Jane [Burke], frontier adventurer/indian fighter

1812 Event - U.S. invades Canada (Detroit frontier)

1774 Birthday - John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed, frontier nurseryman

1752 Birthday - George Rogers Clark, frontier military leader in Revolutionary War