On January 20th, 1265, the English Parliament met in the Palace of Westminster for the first time.
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On July 29th, 1836, the Arc de Triomphe in France was inaugurated.
A thought for the day: Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedy. -- Ernest Benn
On this date in history:
In 1868, the ratified 14th Amendment was adopted into the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing citizenship and all its privileges to African-Americans.
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Those born on this date include:
- Beatrix Potter, British author/illustrator of the Peter Rabbit stories, in 1866
- French surrealist artist Marcel Duchamp in 1887
- comedian Joe E. Brown in 1891
Today is Tuesday, July 28, the 209th day of 2015 with 156 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus.
On July 28th, 1794, Robespierre was sent to the guillotine as punishment for doing the same to thousands of others before him.