On January 11th, 1908, the Grand Canyon National Monument was created.
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On June 3rd, 1889, the Canadian Pacific Railway was completed.
A thought for the day: Bill Clinton said in 2013 a great democracy does not make it harder to vote than to buy an assault weapon.
On this date in history:
In 1865, the Civil War officially came to an end when Confederate Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of Confederate forces west of the Mississippi, signed the surrender terms offered by ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Martha Washington, the first U.S. first lady, in 1731
- French writer Marquis de Sade in 1740
- English novelist Thomas Hardy in 1840
- English composer Edward...Read More
Today is Tuesday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2015 with 212 to follow.
The moon is full. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Saturn and Venus.
On June 2nd, 1835, P.T. Barnum and his circus began their first tour of the United States.