A thought for the day: Bertrand Russell said, The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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On August 31st, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash.
A thought for the day: Actress Julia Roberts said, You can be true to the character all you want but you've got to go home with yourself.
On this date in history:
In 30 B.C., Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, committed suicide following the defeat of her forces by Octavian, the future first emperor of Rome.
Those born on this date include:
- English author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Frankenstein) in 1797
- Louisiana Gov. Huey Long in 1893
- journalist/author John Gunther in 1901
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Today is Tuesday, Aug. 30, the 243rd day of 2016 with 123 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Venus, Mercury, Mars, Saturn and Neptune.
On August 30th, 1850, Honolulu, Hawai'i became an official city.