A thought for the day: it was the Roman poet Ovid who advised, Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish.Copyright 2013 by United Press International
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On October 9th, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire was brought under control.
A thought for the day: Putting is a fascinating, aggravating, wonderful, terrible and almost incomprehensible part of the game of golf. -- Arnold Palmer
On this date in history:
In 1871, a massive Chicago fire destroyed more than 17,000 buildings, killed more than 300 people and left 100,000 homeless.
In 1912, Montenegro declares war against the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Musician Dick Burnett in 1883
- World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker in 1890
- Argentine dictator Juan Peron in 1895
- science fiction writer Frank ...Read More
Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2015 with 84 to follow.
The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Saturn.
On October 8th, 1932, the Indian Air Force was established.