On November 13th, 1887, the Bloody Sunday clashes in London occured.
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A thought for the day: The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie -- deliberate, contrived and dishonest -- but the myth -- persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Belief in myths allows the comfort of opinion ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1660, Charles II was restored to the English throne.
In 1790, Rhode Island became the last of the original 13 states to ratify the U.S. Constitution.
In 1953, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- King Charles II of England in 1630
- patriot Patrick Henry in 1736
- Ebenezer Butterick, inventor of the tissue paper dress pattern, in 1826
- English novelist...Read More
Today is Friday, May 29, the 149th day of 2015 with 216 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter Mars, Mercury, Saturn amd Venus.
On May 29th, 1953, Sir Edmund Hillary became the first person to reach the top of Mt. Everest.
A thought for the day: When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die. -- Jean-Paul Sartre