On January 9th, 1929, the Seeing Eye was formed to train guide dogs.
More History & Quotes
On April 26th, 1856, John Wilkes Booth was shot in a barn in Virginia by Boston Corbett.
A thought for the day: History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. -- John F. Kennedy
On this date in history:
In 1507, German geographer and mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller published a book in which he named the newly discovered continent of the New World America after the man he mistakenly ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England, in 1599
- Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the radio telegraph, in 1874
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in ...Read More