A thought for the day: Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain) said: Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: It's ironic that those who till the soil, cultivate and harvest the fruits, vegetables and other foods that fill your tables with abundance have nothing left for themselves. -- Cesar Chavez
On this date in history:
In 1890, legislation is signed by President Benjamin Harrison, creating Yosemite National Park, making it the nation's third National Park.
In 1903, the first World Series ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Navy Capt. James Lawrence, hero of the War of 1812, in 1781
- aerospace entrepreneur William Boeing in 1881
- novelist Faith Baldwin in 1893
- pianist Vladimir...Read More
Today is Saturday, Oct. 1, the 275th day of 2016 with 91 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus.
On October 1st, 1908, Ford introduced the Model T.
A thought for the day: Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are while your reputation is merely what others think you are. -- John Wooden