On February 1st, 1893, Thomas A. Edison finishes construction of the first motion picture studio (West Orange, New Jersey).
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A thought for the day: A good hockey player plays where the puck is. A great hockey player plays where the puck is going to be. -- Wayne Gretzky
On this date in history:
In 1777, British troops occupied Philadelphia.
In 1950, U.N. troops took the South Korean capital of Seoul from North Korean forces.
In 1960, the first televised ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Frontier nurseryman Johnny Appleseed Chapman in 1774
- German researcher Ivan Pavlov in 1849
- poet T.S. Eliot in 1888
- German philosopher Martin Heidegger in...Read More
Today is Monday, Sept. 26, the 270th day of 2016 with 96 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On September 26th, 1934, the RMS Queen Mary was launched.
A thought for the day: We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate. -- Thomas Jefferson