On February 11th, 1531, Henry VIII of England was recognized as supreme head of the Church of England.
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On June 1st, 1954, Linus of "Peanuts" was shown with his security blanket for the first time.
A thought for the day: Leo Tolstoy said, It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
On this date in history:
In 1790, President George Washington signed a bill creating the first U.S. copyright law.
In 1889, a flood in Johnstown, Pa., left more than 2,200 people dead.
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Those born on this date include:
- Genghis Khan, leader of the Mongol Empire, in 1162
- poet Walt Whitman in 1819
- surgeon William Mayo, founder of the Mayo Clinic, in 1819
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Today is Tuesday, May 31, the 152nd day of 2016 with 214 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.
On May 31st, 1678, the Godiva procession through Coventry began.