A thought for the day: an anonymous saying: Education is what you have left over after you have forgotten everything you have learned.Copyright 2012 by United Press International
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On February 10th, 1863, the world-famous dwarfs General Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren get married in New York City.
A thought for the day: Justice requires us to remember that when any citizen denies his fellow, saying, 'His color is not mine,' or 'His beliefs are strange and different,' in that moment he betrays America ... . -- ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1825, after no presidential candidate won the necessary majority, the House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams the sixth president of the United States.
In 1900, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, in 1773
- actor Ronald Colman in 1891
- former Secretary of State Dean Rusk in 1909
- actor ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2016 with 326 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune.
On February 9th, 1621, Gregory XV becomes Pope, the last Pope elected by acclamation.