On November 18th, 326, the old St. Peter's Basilica was consecrated.
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A thought for the day: Michel de Montaigne said, There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
On this date in history:
In 1494, on his second expedition to the New World, Columbus discovered Jamaica.
In 1886, four police officers were killed when a bomb was thrown during a meeting of ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Educator Horace Mann in 1796
- English biologist/agnostic Thomas Huxley in 1825
- American landscape painter Frederic Church in 1826
- New York Roman Catholic ...Read More
Today is Monday, May 4, the 124th day of 2015 with 241 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Neptune, Uranus and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Venus.