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: You can talk without saying a thing. I don't ever want to be that type of person. -- Charles Barkley
On this date in history:
In 1631, British clergyman Roger Williams, who founded the colony of Rhode Island, arrived in Salem, Mass., seeking religious freedom.
In 1919, screen legends Charlie Chaplin,...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Former British Prime Minister Robert Peel, founder of the London Police Force, in 1788
- evangelist Dwight Moody in 1837
- Scotsman John Dunlop, inventor of the ...Read More
Today is Friday, Feb. 5, the 36th day of 2016 with 330 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune.
On February 5th, 1919, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith launch United Artists.
A thought for the day: Scottish Olympian and missionary Eric Liddell said, In the dust of defeat as well as the laurels of victory there is a glory to be found if one has done his best.