On November 14th, 1969, NASA launched Apollo 12.
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A thought for the day: Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. -- George Bernard Shaw
On this date in history:
In 1888, 40 years after construction began, the Washington Monument opens to the public. Work on the obelisk was halted from 1854 to 1877 due to a lack of funds, internal squabbling ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French composer Camille Saint-Saens in 1835
- French officer Alfred Dreyfus, who was accused of treason, in 1859
- Charles Rudolph Walgreen, drugstore chain founder,...Read More
Today is Friday, Oct. 9, the 282nd day of 2015 with 83 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus and Saturn.
On October 9th, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire was brought under control.
A thought for the day: Putting is a fascinating, aggravating, wonderful, terrible and almost incomprehensible part of the game of golf. -- Arnold Palmer