On January 20th, 1265, the English Parliament met in the Palace of Westminster for the first time.
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April 21st, 753 B.C. is the traditional date observed for the founding of Rome.
A thought for the day: Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you. -- Ogden Nash
On this date in history:
In 1871, the U.S. Congress passed the Third Force Act, popularly known as the Ku Klux Klan Act, authorizing President Ulysses S. Grant to declare martial law, impose heavy penalties ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- The Prophet Muhammad, founder of Islam, in 571
- Roman Catholic St. Rose of Lima in 1586
- French Emperor Napoleon III in 1808
- sculptor Daniel Chester French...Read More