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: Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share in the guilt for the dead. -- Gen. Omar Bradley
On this date in history:
In 1821, Napoleon Bonaparte died in exile on the island of St. Helena.
In 1847, the American Medical Association was founded in Philadelphia.
In 1862, Mexican ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard in 1813
- German political theorist Karl Marx in 1818
- hatmaker John Stetson in 1830
- crusading journalist Nellie Bly in...Read More
Today is Tuesday May 5, the 125th day of 2015 with 240 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Venus.