On January 19th, 1419, Rouen surrendered to Henry V during the Hundred Years' War.
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A thought for the day: H. Jackson Brown Jr. said, Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
On this date in history:
In 1788, Maryland ratified the U.S. Constitution, becoming the seventh state of the Union.
In 1789, the most famous of all naval mutinies took place aboard the HMS Bounty en ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- James Monroe, fifth president of the United States, in 1758
- Dutch legal scholar/Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tobias Michael Carel Asser in 1838
- actor Lionel ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, April 28, the 118th day of 2015 with 247 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Venus.