On February 21st, 1431, the trial of Joan of Arc began.
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A thought for the day: A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz. -- Humphrey Bogart
On this date in history:
In 1682, the city of Philadelphia was founded by William Penn to serve as the capital of the Pennsylvania Colony.
In 1787, a New York newspaper published the first of 77 ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English explorer Capt. James Cook in 1728
- Italian violin virtuoso Niccolo Paganini in 1782
- sewing machine developer Isaac Singer in 1811
- Swedish pacifist...Read More
Today is Thursday, Oct. 27, the 301st day of 2016 with 65 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus, Jupiter and Mercury. Evening stars are Venus, Saturn, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
On October 27th, 1904, the first New York City Subway line opened.
A thought for the day: President Theodore Roosevelt said, Far better... to dare mighty things... even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because ...Read More