A thought for the day: Leon Blum wrote, I have often thought morality may perhaps consist solely in the courage of making a choice.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Hubert Humphrey said in 1964, Freedom is the most contagious virus known to man.
On this date in history:
In 1846, American entrepreneur and engineer George Westinghouse was born in Central Bridge, New York. Westinghouse gained his first patent at the age of 22, inventing a railroad braking ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Singer Jenny Lind, the Swedish Nightingale, in 1820
- inventor and manufacturer George Westinghouse in 1846
- French aviator Roland Garros in 1888
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Today is Tuesday, Oct. 6, the 279th day of 2015 with 86 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On October 6th, 1927, "The Jazz Singer" -- the first feature-length movie with talking sequences -- premiered.
A thought for the day: Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not. -- Vaclav Havel