On January 20th, 1265, the English Parliament met in the Palace of Westminster for the first time.
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A thought for the day: I can't hate for long. It isn't worth it. – William Saroyan
On this date in history:
In 1897, Thomas Edison was awarded a patent for his movie camera, the Kinetograph.
In 1888, prostitute Mary Ann Nichols became the first reported victim of the London serial ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Roman Emperor Caligula in A.D. 12
- Italian educator Maria Montessori in 1870
- actor Fredric March in 1897
- entertainer Arthur Godfrey in 1903
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Today is Monday, Aug. 31, the 243rd day of 2015 with 122 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury and Saturn.
On August 31st, 1997, Diana, Princess of Wales, died in a car crash.