On February 21st, 1431, the trial of Joan of Arc began.
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On December 3rd, 1904, the Jovian moon Himalia was discovered.
A thought for the day: The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world but if they don't play together the club won't be worth a dime. -- Babe Ruth<...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1804, Napoleon crowned himself emperor of France.
In 1823, during his annual address to the U.S. Congress, President James Monroe proclaimed a new U.S. foreign policy ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French painter Georges-Pierre Seurat in 1859
- circus co-founder Charles Ringling in 1863
- engineer Peter Carl Goldmark, the inventor of the long-playing record, in...Read More
Today is Friday, Dec. 2, the 337th day of 2016 with 29 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Uranus.
On December 2nd, 1848, Franz Joseph I became King of Austria.