On October 11th, 1958, NASA launched the lunar probe Pioneer 1.
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On May 26th, 1897, Bram Stoker's novel "Dracula" went on sale in London.
A thought for the day: When men reach their 60s and retire, they go to pieces. Women just go right on cooking. -- Gail Sheehy
On this date in history:
In 1787, with George Washington presiding, the first regular session of the Constitutional Convention, which drew up the Constitution of the United States, convened at Independence Hall ...Read More
Those born on this date include:
- Poet/philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson in 1803
- YMCA leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate John Mott in 1865
- dancer Bill Bojangles Robinson in 1878
- aircraft...Read More
Today is Wednesday, May 25, the 146th day of 2016 with 220 to follow.
This is Memorial Day in the United States.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Uranus, Venus and Saturn. Evening stars are ...Read More
On May 25th, 1940, the Battle of Dunkirk began.