A thought for the day: John Foster Dulles said, The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year.
In 1791, the First Bank of the U.S. at Philadelphia became the first national bank chartered by Congress.
In 1836, Samuel Colt patented a revolving gun, the first of the six-shooters.
In 1870, Hiram Rhoades Revels, a Republican from Natchez, ...
Those born on this date include:
- French painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir in 1841
- Italian operatic tenor Enrico Caruso in 1873
- U.S. statesman John Foster Dulles in 1888
- Actor Herbert Zeppo Marx, the sane sibling of ...
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2014 with 309 to follow.
The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Uranus.
On February 25th, 1933, the USS Ranger, the first custom-built aircraft carrier, was launched.