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On May 31st, 1678, the Godiva procession through Coventry began.
A thought for the day: Ninety percent of the politicians give the other 10 percent a bad reputation. -- Henry Kissinger
On this date in history:
In 1431, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in Rouen, France, at age 19. She had been convicted of sorcery.
In 1783, the Pennsylvania Evening Post became the first daily ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Film director Howard Hawks in 1896
- movie executive Irving Thalberg in 1899
- Mel Blanc, the voice of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig and many other cartoon characters, in ...Read More
Today is Monday, May 30, the 151st day of 2016 with 215 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 30th, 1574, Henry III became King of France.