A thought for the day: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson said, Yesterday is not ours to recover but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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On May 29th, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary became the first person to reach the top of Mt. Everest.
A thought for the day: When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
On this date in history:
In 1798, the U.S. Congress empowered President John Adams to recruit an American army of 10,000 volunteers.
In 1892, the Sierra Club was founded by naturalist John Muir.
Those born on this date include:
- British statesman William Pitt (the Younger) in 1759
- Swiss naturalist Louis Agassiz in 1807
- all-around athlete Jim Thorpe in 1888
- British novelist Ian ...Read More
Today is Saturday, May 28, the 149th day of 2016 with 217 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 28th, 1588, the Spanish Armada began to set sail for the English Channel.