On April 2nd, 1513, Ponce de Leon became the first known European to set foot on Florida.
A thought for the day: The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear. -- Aung San Suu Kyi
On this date in history:
In 1826, Samuel Morey was granted a patent on the internal combustion engine.
In 1918, toward the end of World War I, the British founded the Royal Air Force. (Two months later it began bombing ...
Those born on this date include:
- German military theorist Prince Otto von Bismarck in 1815
- Italian pianist and composer Ferruccio Busoni in 1866
- Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff in 1873
- actor Lon Chaney Sr. ...
Today is Wednesday,April 1, the 91st day of 2015 with 274 to follow.
This is known as April Fools' Day.
The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury, Neptune and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Uranus and Venus.
On April 1st, 1826, Samuel Morey patented the internal combustion engine.