On December 1st, 1990, the Channel Tunnel sections started from the United Kingdom and France met forty meters beneath the seabed.
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A thought for the day: If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. -- Erma Bombeck
On this date in history:
In 1731, a series of earthquakes struck China. More than 100,000 people died.
In 1782, preliminary peace articles formally ending the American Revolutionary War were signed in...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Italian Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio in 1508
- Irish satirist Jonathan Swift in 1667
- novelist Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) in 1835
- film ...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Nov. 30, the 335th day of 2016 with 31 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning star is Jupiter. The evening stars are Mercury, Saturn, Venus, Mars, Neptune and Uranus.
On November 30th, 1936, London's Crystal Palace was destroyed in a fire.
A thought for the day: The longer the title, the less important the job. -- George McGovern