A thought for the day: U.S. writer Gertrude Stein said, ... the creator of the new composition in the arts is an outlaw until he is a classic.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On November 27th, 1901, the U.S. Army War College was established.
A thought for the day: To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all the miseries of life. -- W. Somerset Maugham
On this date in history:
In 1789, U.S. President George Washington declared Nov. 26, 1789, to be Thanksgiving Day. It was the first U.S. holiday by presidential proclamation.
In 1842, the University ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- German composer Johannes Bach in 1604
- English clergyman and college benefactor John Harvard in 1607
- English poet William Cowper in 1731
- surgeon and women...Read More
Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2015 with 35 to follow.
This is Thanksgiving Day in the United States.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, ...Read More
On November 26th, 1778, Captain James Cook became the first European to visit Maui.