A thought for the day: Queen Elizabeth I said, I have the heart of a man, not a woman, and I am not afraid of anything.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On May 28th, 1588, the Spanish Armada began to set sail for the English Channel.
A thought for the day: If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1703, Czar Peter the Great founded St. Petersburg as the new capital of Russia.
In 1930, Richard Gurley Drew received a patent for his adhesive tape, which was later ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Financier Cornelius Vanderbilt in 1794
- social reformer Amelia Bloomer, for whom the undergarment was named, in 1818
- poet Julia Ward Howe, who wrote the lyrics ...Read More
Today is Friday, May 27, the 148th day of 2016 with 218 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 27th, 1883, Alexander III was crowned Tsar of Russia.