On October 31st, 1892, Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" was first published.
A thought for the day: You gotta be a man to play baseball for a living, but you gotta have a lot of little boy in you, too. -- Roy Campanella
On this date in history:
In 1817, Simon Bolivar established the independent government of Venezuela.
In 1922, Benito Mussolini became prime minister of Italy.
In 1938, Orson Welles triggered a national panic with a...
Those born on this date include:
- John Adams, second president of the United States, in 1735
- Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky in 1821
- French Impressionist painter Alfred Sisley in 1839
- French poet Paul Valery in ...
Today is Thursday, Oct. 30, the 303rd day of 2014 with 62 to follow.
The moon is waning. The morning stars are Jupiter and Mercury. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Saturn Uranus and Venus.
On October 30th, 1938, Orson Welles broadcast "The War of the Worlds," causing a national panic.