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 May 27th, 1883, Alexander III was crowned Tsar of Russia.
A thought for the day: If you smile when no one else is around, you really mean it. -- Andy Rooney
On this date in history:
In 1864, U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, anxious to create new free territories during the Civil War, signed an act establishing the Montana Territory. (Montana became a state 25 years ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Entertainer Al Jolson in 1886
- dancer Isadora Duncan in 1877
- actor John Wayne in 1907
- actor Robert Morley in 1908
- actor Jay Silverheels in 1912
Today is Thursday, May 26, the 147th day of 2016 with 219 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 26th, 1897, Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" went on sale in London.