On November 14th, 1969, NASA launched Apollo 12.
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A thought for the day: Bill Clinton said, The future is not an inheritance, it is an opportunity and an obligation.
On this date in history:
In 1777, the U.S. flag was flown in battle for the first time during a Revolutionary War conflict at Cooch's Bridge, Del.
In 1783, the Treaty of Paris was signed, officially ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Teacher Prudence Crandall, controversial for her efforts to educate black girls, in 1803
- architect Louis Sullivan, called the father of the skyscraper, in 1856
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Today is Thursday, Sept. 3, the 246th day of 2015 with 119 to follow.
The moon is waning. Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn
On September 3rd, 1976, the Viking 2 took the first close-up, color photographs of Mars.
A thought for the day: The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. -- Ernest Hemingway.