On October 6th, 1927, "The Jazz Singer" -- the first feature-length movie with talking sequences -- premiered.
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A thought for the day: We in America do not have government by the majority. We have government by the majority who participate. -- Thomas Jefferson
On this date in history:
In 1513, Spanish explorer Vasco Balboa crossed the Isthmus of Panama and became the first known European to see the Pacific Ocean.
In 1690, the first American newspaper, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- HMS Bounty mutiny leader Fletcher Christian in 1764
- novelist William Faulkner in 1897
- sports columnist Walter Red Smith in 1905
- Russian composer Dmitri ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Sept. 25, the 269th day of 2016 with 97 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On September 25th, 1066, the Battle of Stamford Bridge marked the end of the Viking Era.
A thought for the day: Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, said, The most sophisticated people I know -- inside they are all children.