A thought for the day: If we treat people as they ought to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe said that.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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On December 4th, 1110, the Crusaders conquered Sidon in the First Crusade.
A thought for the day: Robert F. Kennedy said, The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.
On this date in history:
In 1818, Illinois was admitted as the 21st state in the United States.
In 1833, Oberlin College in Ohio, the first truly coeducational college in the United States, opened ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Presidential portrait painter Gilbert Stuart in 1755
- Civil War-era Gen. George B. McClellan in 1826
- U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologist Cleveland Abbe, who ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Dec. 3, the 338th day of 2016 with 28 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 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.