A thought for the day: Archibald MacLeish said of Americans, They were the first self-constituted, self-declared, self-created people in the history of the world.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
More History & Quotes
A thought for the day: If 50 million people say a foolish thing, it is still a foolish thing. -- Anatole France
On this date in history:
In 1519, Leonardo da Vinci, Italian artist, scientist and inventor, died at age 67.
In 1611, a new translation of the Bible in England, popularly called the King James Bible ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Catherine the Great, empress of Russia, in 1729
- Gen. Henry Robert, author of Robert's Rules of Order, in 1837
- pioneer Zionist Theodor Herzl in 1860
- ...Read More
Today is Monday, May 2, the 123rd day of 2016 with 243 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mercury.
On May 2nd, 1885, "Good Houekeeping" went on sale for the first time.
A thought for the day: You find out who your real friends are when you're involved in a scandal. -- Elizabeth Taylor