On October 15th, 1928, the Graf Zeppelin completed its first trans-Atlantic flight.
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A thought for the day: U.S. Gen. George S. Patton said, Do more than is required of you.
On this date in history:
In 1066, William, Duke of Normandy, better known as William the Conqueror, led his invading army to victory over England's King Harold at Hastings.
In 1322, Scotland's Robert ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- William Penn, the English Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, in 1644
- Irish political leader Eamon de Valera in 1882
- Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II military ...Read More
Today is Friday, Oct. 14, the 288th day of 2016 with 78 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus, Jupiter and Mercury. Evening stars are Venus, Saturn, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
On October 14th, 1812, work on Regent's Canal began.
A thought for the day: Desire is the most important factor in the success of any athlete. -- Bill Shoemaker