A thought for the day: Victor Hugo wrote, An invasion of armies can be resisted but not an idea whose time has come.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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A thought for the day: Rudyard Kipling wrote, Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
On this date in history:
In 1421, the sea broke the dikes at Dort, Holland, drowning an estimated 100,000 people.
In 1521, Martin Luther was excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church after ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- American industrialist and financier J.P. Morgan in 1837
- baseball Hall of Fame member Cap Anson in 1852
- Danish author Karen Blixen (Out of Africa), who wrote ...Read More
Today is Friday, April 17, the 107th day of 2015 with 258 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Venus.