On January 9th, 1929, the Seeing Eye was formed to train guide dogs.
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A thought for the day: Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. -- Stephen Hawking
On this date in history:
In 1790, U.S. President George Washington gave the first State of the Union address.
In 1815, the forces of U.S. Gen. Andrew Jackson decisively defeated the British in the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Financier Nicholas Biddle in 1786
- educator and hymn writer Lowell Mason (Nearer My God To Thee) in 1792
- James Longstreet, Confederate general in the Civil War, ...Read More
Today is Sunday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2017 with 358 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus.
On January 8th, 1958, Bobby Fischer won the United States Chess Championship at age 14.
A thought for the day: If you haven't got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. -- Bob Hope