On February 5th, 1919, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists.
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A thought for the day: No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. – Nelson Mandela
On this date in history:
In 1774, the first Continental Congress convened in secret in Philadelphia.
In 1882, 10,000 workers marched in the first Labor Day parade -- in New York City.
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Those born on this date include:
- French King Louis XIV in 1638
- outlaw Jesse James in 1847
- distiller Jack Daniel in 1846
- baseball Hall of Fame member Napoleon Lajoie in 1874
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Today is Saturday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2015 with 117 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On September 5th, 1793, the Reign of Terror was initiated to strike back against the French Revolution.
A thought for the day: The mark of great sportsmen is not how good they are at their best, but how good they are their worst. – Martina Navratilova