On January 10th, 1946, the first United Nations General Assembly opened in London.
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A thought for the day: If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. -- Erma Bombeck
On this date in history:
In 1731, a series of earthquakes struck China. More than 100,000 people died.
In 1782, preliminary peace articles formally ending the American Revolutionary War were signed in...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio in 1508
- Irish satirist Jonathan Swift in 1667
- novelist Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) in 1835
- film ...Read More
Today is Monday, Nov. 30, the 334th day of 2015 with 31 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On November 30th, 1936, London's Crystal Palace was destroyed in a fire.
A thought for the day: The longer the title, the less important the job. -- George McGovern