On October 11th, 1958, NASA launched the lunar probe Pioneer 1.
More History & Quotes
A thought for the day: I would rather walk with a friend in the dark than alone in the light. -- Helen Keller
On this date in history:
In 1913, for the first time, Henry Ford's entire Highland Park automobile factory was run on a continuously moving assembly line.
In 1916, Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- British writer John Marston in 1576
- signer of the Declaration of Independence Caesar Rodney in 1728
- poet James Whitcomb Riley in 1849
- Grand Ole Opry star...Read More
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 7, the 280th day of 2015 with 85 to follow.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Jupiter, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune and Saturn.
On October 7th, 1769, Captain Cook discovered New Zealand.
A thought for the day: Hubert Humphrey said in 1964, Freedom is the most contagious virus known to man.