On January 28th, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds after launch.
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A thought for the day: In 2006, a fundraising letter for future President Barack Obama said, What Washington needs is adult supervision.
On this date in history:
In 1888, the comic baseball poem Casey at the Bat was published in the Sunday edition of the San Francisco Examiner.
In 1937, the duke of Windsor, formerly King Edward VIII, ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy during the Civil War, in 1808
- automaker Ransom Olds in 1864
- British King George V in 1865
- race car driver ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, June 3, the 154th day of 2015 with 211 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus.
On June 3rd, 1889, the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed.
A thought for the day: Bill Clinton said in 2013 a great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon.