On November 18th, 326, the old St. Peter's Basilica was consecrated.
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A thought for the day: The things a man has to have are hope and confidence in himself against odds, and sometimes he needs somebody, his pal or his mother or his wife or God, to give him that confidence. -- Clark Gable
On this date in history:
In 1800, the U.S. Congress convened in at the Capitol in Washington for the first time.
In 1869, the Suez Canal in Egypt was opened, linking the Red Sea and the Mediterranean....Read More
Those born on this date include:
- King Louis XVIII of France in 1755
- German astronomer and mathematician August Mobius in 1790
- social reformer Grace Abbott in 1878
- British army Field ...Read More
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 17, the 321st day of 2015 with 44 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter and Mercury. Evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus.