On November 23rd, 1963, the first episode of the sci-fi series "Doctor Who" aired on BBC television.
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A thought for the day: History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside. -- John F. Kennedy
On this date in history:
In 1507, German geographer and mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller published a book in which he named the newly discovered continent of the New World America after the man he mistakenly ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Oliver Cromwell, lord protector of England, in 1599
- Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of the radio telegraph, in 1874
- U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan in ...Read More
Today is Saturday, April 25, the 115th day of 2015 with 250 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Venus.