On February 5th, 1919, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists.
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On July 2nd, 1900, the first zeppelin flight took place on Lake Constance in Germany.
A thought for the day: If you treat people right they will treat you right -- 90 percent of the time. -- Franklin D. Roosevelt
On this date in history:
In 1847, the first U.S. postage stamps were issued.
In 1859, the first intercollegiate baseball game was played in Pittsfield, Mass., and it was a high-scoring contest. ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- German philosopher Gottfried Leibniz in 1646
- French novelist George Sand, a pseudonym for Amandine Dupin, in 1804
- grammarian William Strunk Jr. in 1869
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Today is Wednesday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2015 with 183 to follow.
The moon is full. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus.
On July 1st, 1862, the Russian State Library was founded.