A thought for the day: in The Taming of the Shrew, William Shakespeare wrote: "And do as adversaries do in law. Strive mightily but eat and drink as friends.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.-- Dr. Joyce Brothers
On this date in history:
In 1818, the United States and Britain agreed to establish the 49th parallel as the official boundary between the U.S. and Canada.
In 1918, Germany accepted U.S. President ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English astronomer and architect Christopher Wren in 1632
- French poet Arthur Rimbaud in 1854
- James Robert Mann, Illinois congressman and author of the White ...Read More
Today is Thursday, Oct. 20, the 294th day of 2016 with 72 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus, Jupiter and Mercury. Evening stars are Venus, Saturn, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
On October 20th, 1910, the RMS Olympic -- sister ship to the Titanic -- was launched.
A thought for the day: Youngsters of Little League can survive under-coaching a lot better than over-coaching. -- baseball Hall of Fame member Willie Mays.