A thought for the day: Tansu Ciller, the first woman prime minister of Turkey, said: Nobody can resist a ripe idea. The idea today is change.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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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
On this date in history:
In 1886, delegates from 25 unions founded the American Federation of Labor, forerunner of the modern AFL-CIO, in Columbus, Ohio.
In 1941, President Roosevelt asked Congress to...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Mary Queen of Scots in 1542
- Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin, in 1765
- General Motors founder William Durant and French movie pioneer Georges Melies, both ...Read More
Today is Thursday, Dec. 8, the 343rd day of 2016 with 23 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 8th, 1609, Biblioteca Ambrosiana, the second public library in Europe, opened.
A thought for the day: I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones. -- Albert Einstein