On October 15th, 1928, the Graf Zeppelin completed its first trans-Atlantic flight.
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A thought for the day: Putting is a fascinating, aggravating, wonderful, terrible and almost incomprehensible part of the game of golf. -- Arnold Palmer
On this date in history:
In 1871, a massive Chicago fire destroyed more than 17,000 buildings, killed more than 300 people and left 100,000 homeless.
In 1912, Montenegro declares war against the ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Musician Dick Burnett in 1883
- World War I flying ace Eddie Rickenbacker in 1890
- Argentine dictator Juan Peron in 1895
- science fiction writer Frank ...Read More
Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, the 281st day of 2015 with 84 to follow.
The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Saturn.
On October 8th, 1932, the Indian Air Force was established.
A thought for the day: I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than alone in the light. -- Helen Keller