A thought for the day: women's suffrage activist Elizabeth Cady Stanton said, We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On July 23rd, 1962, Telstar relayed the first live trans-Atlantic signal.
A thought for the day: Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -- Rabindranath Tagore
On this day in history:
In 1793, Canadian explorer Alexander Mackenzie reached the Pacific.
In 1864, in the first battle of Atlanta, Confederate troops under Gen. John Hood were defeated by Union ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Poet Emma Lazarus in 1849
- painter Edward Hopper in 1882
- U.S. political family matriarch Rose Kennedy in 1890
- U.S. psychiatrist Karl Menninger in 1893
Today is Friday, July 22, the 204th day of 2016 with 162 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.
On July 22nd, 1587, the Colony of Roanoke was re-established.