A thought for the day: English poet John Milton wrote, No man who know aught can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.
In 1907, the first Christmas Seals to raise money to fight tuberculosis went on sale in the post office in Wilmington, Del.
In 1920, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.
In 1958, in Indianapolis, retired Boston ...
Those born on this date include:
- English poet John Milton in 1608
- Journalist Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories, in 1845
- Clarence Birdseye, industrialist/inventor, noted as the father of frozen foods...
Today is Monday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2013 with 22 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On December 9th, 1851, the first YMCA in North America was established in Montreal.
A thought for the day: It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone. -- Marilyn Monroe