On September 24th, 1493, Christopher Columbus departed to the New World for the second time.
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A thought for the day: British Prime Minister David Cameron, in a 2013 speech on making the Internet safer for children, said, I want to talk about the Internet, the impact it is having on the innocence of our children, ...Read More
On this date in history:
In 1806, U.S. explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark returned to St. Louis on their historic journey from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Coast and back.
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Those born on this date include:
- Greek playwright Euripides in 480 B.C.
- Roman Emperor Augustus in 63 B.C.
- Mongol Emperor Kublai Khan in 1215
- educator William McGuffey, author of the ...Read More
Today is Friday Sept. 23, the 267th day of 2016 with 99 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On September 23rd, 1806, Lewis and Clark returned from their exploration of the United States.
A thought for the day: The problem is that the people with the most ridiculous ideas are always the people who are most certain of them. -- Bill Maher