On November 6th, 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected President of the Confederate States of America.
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A thought for the day: It's hard to beat a person who never gives up. -- Babe Ruth
On this date in history:
In 1919 – Cincinnati Reds pitcher Dolf Luque becomes the first Latino player to appear in a World Series. Luque was born in Havana, Cuba on Aug. 4, 1890.
In 1922, Rebecca ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Cherokee Chief John Ross, who led opposition to the forced move of his people to what is now Oklahoma, in 1790
- historian George Bancroft in 1800
- actor Warner ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Oct. 3, the 276th day of 2015 with 89 to follow.
Yom Kippur begins.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars and Uranus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus.
On October 3rd, 1962, the Mercury 8 took off for its eight-hour flight.
A thought for the day: The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women. -- Queen Elizabeth II