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: Scottish Olympian and missionary Eric Liddell said, In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best.
On this date in history:
In 1789, George Washington of Virginia, the commander of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, was elected the first president of the United States by all 69 presidential ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Polish-born American patriot Tadeusz Kosciuszko in 1746
- French cubist painter Fernand Leger in 1881
- actor Nigel Bruce in 1895
- aviator Charles Lindbergh ...Read More
Today is Thursday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2016 with 331 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune.
On February 4th, 1789 George Washington is unanimously elected to be the first President of the United States by the U.S. Electoral College.
A thought for the day: The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. -- Ralph Waldo Emerson