A thought for the day: Nobel Prize-winning poet Giorgos Seferis said, We have many monsters to destroy.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: I can't hate for long. It isn't worth it. – William Saroyan
On this date in history:
In 1897, Thomas Edison was awarded a patent for his movie camera, the Kinetograph.
In 1888, prostitute Mary Ann Nichols became the first reported victim of the London serial ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman Emperor Caligula in A.D. 12
- Italian educator Maria Montessori in 1870
- actor Fredric March in 1897
- entertainer Arthur Godfrey in 1903
- writer...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Aug. 31, the 244th day of 2016 with 122 to follow.
The moon is new. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Venus, Mercury, Mars, Saturn and Neptune.
On August 31st, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash.
A thought for the day: Actress Julia Roberts said, You can be true to the character all you want but you've got to go home with yourself.