On January 27th, 1606, the trial of Guy Fawkes began.
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On June 2nd, 1835, P.T. Barnum and his circus began their first tour of the United States.
A thought for the day: We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do. -- Brigham Young
On this date in history:
In 1812, U.S. President James Madison warned Congress that war with Britain was imminent. (The War of 1812 started 17 days later.)
In 1880, the first public pay telephone ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Jacques Marquette, Jesuit priest and French explorer of the Mississippi, in 1637
- Mormon leader Brigham Young in 1801
- actor Frank Morgan in 1890
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Today is Monday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2015 with 213 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus.
On June 1st, 1954, Linus of "Peanuts" was shown with his security blanket for the first time.