On February 28th, 1827, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was chartered.
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A thought for the day: If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. -- Albert Einstein
On this date in history:
In 1859, Frenchman Jean Francois Gravelet, known professionally as the Great Blondin, became the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.
In 1870, Ada ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- English socialist leader Harold Laski in 1893
- actor Susan Hayward in 1917
- singer Lena Horne in 1917
- magician Harry Blackstone Jr. in 1934
- actor ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, June 30, the 181st day of 2015 with 184 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Venus.
On June 30th, 188, Robert Louis Stevenson published his adventure novel "The Black Arrow."
A thought for the day: Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live. -- Oscar Wilde