A thought for the day: The longer the title, the less important the job. -- George McGovern
In 1877, Thomas Edison demonstrated a hand-cranked phonograph that recorded sound on grooved metal cylinders. Edison shouted verses of Mary Had a Little Lamb into the machine, which played back his voice.
In 1890, the first Army-Navy football ...
Those born on this date include:
- Austrian physicist Christian Doppler in 1803
- Author Louisa May Alcott in 1832
- Chinese Empress Dowager Tz'u Hsi in 1835
- English electrical engineer John Fleming, who devised the ...
Today is Friday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2013 with 32 to follow.
The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter, Mars, Mercury and Saturn. The evening stars are Neptune, Uranus and Venus.
On November 29th, 1922, the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened to the public.