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 May 24th, 1830, Sarah Hale published the poem "Mary Had a Little Lamb."
A thought for the day: One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it. -- Knute Rockne
On this date in history:
In 1701, Capt. William Kidd was hanged in London for piracy and murder.
In 1829, Cyrill Demian was granted a patent for his musical instrument called the accordion.
Those born on this date include:
- Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus in 1707
- Austrian physician/hypnotist Franz Mesmer in 1734
- social reformer Sarah Margaret Fuller in 1810
- U.S. Army Gen. ...Read More
Today is Monday, May 23, the 144th day of 201t6 with 222 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 23rd, 1618, the Second Defenestration of Prague helped to instiage the Thirty Years' War.