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 25th, 1828, the St. Katharine Docks opened in London.
A thought for the day: It ain't braggin' if you can back it up. -- Dizzy Dean
On this date in history:
In 1648, the Treaty of Westphalia ended the Thirty Years' War in Europe.
In 1861, the first telegram was transmitted across the United States from California Chief Justice ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Pioneering Dutch microscope maker Anton Van Leeuwenhoek in 1632
- journalist Sarah Josepha Hale, author of Mary Had a Little Lamb, in 1788
- attorney Belva Lockwood,...Read More
Today is Monday, Oct. 24, the 298th day of 2016 with 68 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus, Jupiter and Mercury. Evening stars are Venus, Saturn, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
On October 24th, 1929, "Black Thursday" marked the beginning of the Wall Street Crash of 1929.