A thought for the day: Words from William Blake, When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share in the guilt for the dead. -- Gen. Omar Bradley
On this date in history:
In 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile on the island of St. Helena.
In 1847, the American Medical Association was founded in Philadelphia.
In 1862, Mexican ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard in 1813
- German political theorist Karl Marx in 1818
- hatmaker John Stetson in 1830
- crusading journalist Nellie Bly in...Read More
Today is Thursday May 5, the 126th day of 2016 with 240 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mercury.
On May 5th, 1260, Khubilai Khan became ruler of the Mongol Empire/
A thought for the day: Michel de Montaigne said, There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.