On December 14th, 1896, the Glasgow Underground Railway was opened.
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On August 3rd, 1958, the USS Nautilus traveled under the Arctic ice cap.
A thought for the day: English philosopher Samuel Johnson said, A man should keep his friendships in constant repair.
On this date in history:
In 1776, the Declaration of Independence, adopted on July 4, was signed by members of the Continental Congress.
In 1923, U.S. President Warren G. Harding died of a stroke in a...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi, designer of the Statue of Liberty, in 1834
- film executive Jack Warner in 1892
- singer Helen Morgan in 1900
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Today is Sunday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2014 with 151 to follow.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Neptune and Uranus. Evening stars Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn and Venus.
On August 2nd, 1870, the Tower Subway, the world's first underground railway, opened in London.