On October 13th, 1812, the Battle of Queenston Heights took place.
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A thought for the day: The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. -- Ernest Hemingway.
On this date in history:
In 1666, the Great Fire of London began. (It destroyed 13,000 houses in four days).
In 1935, a hurricane hit the Florida Keys, killing more than 350 people.
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Those born on this date include:
- Poet Eugene Field in 1850
- sporting goods entrepreneur Albert Spalding in 1850
- Hiram Maxim, who invented the first portable automatic machine gun, in 1869
Today is Wednesday,Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2015 with 120 to follow.
The moon is waning. Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn
On September 2nd, 1666, the Great Fire of London broke out and burned for three days.
A thought for the day: We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us. -- Virginia Satir