On February 8th, 1693, The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia is granted a charter.
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A thought for the day: There can be no real freedom without the freedom to fail. -- Erich Fromm
On this day in history:
In 1829, William Burt of Mount Vernon, Mich., patented the typographer, believed to be the first typewriter.
In 1948, legendary pioneer movie director D.W. Griffith, maker of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Detective novelist Raymond Chandler in 1888
- Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie in 1892
- British actor Michael Wilding in 1912
- Broadway restaurateur Vincent ...Read More
Today is Saturday, July 23, the 205th day of 2016 with 161 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars and Saturn.
On July 23rd, 1962, Telstar relayed the first live trans-Atlantic signal.
A thought for the day: Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -- Rabindranath Tagore