A thought for the day: Maya Angelou: If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. -- George Bernard Shaw
On this date in history:
In 1789, the North Carolina Legislature chartered the University of North Carolina.
In 1816, Indiana joined the United States as its 19th state.
In 1936, Britain's ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- U.S. statesman George Mason in 1725
- Scottish physicist and kaleidoscope inventor David Brewster in 1781
- French composer Hector Berlioz in 1803
- German ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Dec. 11, the 346th day of 2016 with 20 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Uranus.
On December 11th, 1872, P.B.S. Pinchback was sworn in as the first African-American member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
A thought for the day: People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. -- Dale Carnegie