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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On this date in history:
In 1775, the American Revolutionary War began at the Battle of Lexington, Mass. Eight Minutemen were killed and 10 wounded in an exchange of musket fire with British Redcoats.
Those born on this date include:
- Statesman Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, in 1721
- music patron Augustus Juilliard in 1836
- U.S. federal ...Read More
On April 19th, 1775, the "shot heard 'round the world" was fired, beginning the Revolutionary War.
A thought for the day: Edward W. Howe said, If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.