A thought for the day: American reformer Elizabeth Cady Stanton said, The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. -- Marilyn Monroe
On this date in history:
In 1907, the first Christmas Seals to raise money to fight tuberculosis went on sale in the post office in Wilmington, Delaware.
In 1920, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English poet John Milton in 1608
- journalist Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories, in 1845
- Clarence Birdseye, industrialist/inventor, noted as ...Read More
Today is Friday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2016 with 22 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Uranus.
On December 9th, 1851, the first YMCA in North America was established in Montreal.
A thought for the day: "The serious problems facing the world ... will only be solved if women have a seat at the table and are listened to as to what is required. These issues will never be solved until women are able to ...Read More