On November 18th, 326, the old St. Peter's Basilica was consecrated.
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A thought for the day: People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. -- Dale Carnegie
On this date in history:
In 1817, Mississippi joined the United States as the 20th state.
In 1869, the Territory of Wyoming granted women the right to vote.
In 1884, Adventures of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, founder of the first free school for the deaf, in 1787
- poet Emily Dickinson in 1830
- librarian Melvil Dewey, inventor of the Dewey ...Read More
Today is Saturday, Dec. 10, the 345th day of 2016 with 21 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter and Saturn. The evening stars are Mercury, Venus, Mars, Neptune, and Uranus.
On December 10th, 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded.
A thought for the day: It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. -- Marilyn Monroe