A thought for the day: Muppet creator Jim Henson said: The most sophisticated people I know -- inside they are all children.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete. -- Bill Shoemaker
On this date in history:
In 1775, the Continental Congress ordered construction of America's first naval fleet.
In 1792, the cornerstone to the White House in Washington was laid. (It would be ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- American Revolutionary War heroine Molly Pitcher in 1754
- baseball Hall of Fame member Rube Waddell in 1876
- actors Lillie Langtry in 1853 and Cornel Wilde in 1912...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Oct. 13, the 286th day of 2015 with 79 to follow.
This is Columbus Day in the United States.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and...Read More
On October 13th, 1812, the Battle of Queenston Heights took place.
A thought for the day: Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. -- Henry Ford