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A thought for the day

A thought for the day: If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own. -- Henry Ford

Other Notable Events for April 19

On this date in history:

In 1775, the American Revolutionary War began at the Battle of Lexington, Mass. Eight Minutemen were killed and 10 wounded in an exchange of musket fire with British Redcoats.

In 1861, one week after ...

Notable Birthdays for April 19

Those born on this date include:

- Statesman Roger Sherman, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, in 1721
- music patron Augustus Juilliard in 1836
- U.S. federal agent Eliot Ness, head of the...

Astronomy

Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014 with 256 to follow.

The moon is waning. The morning stars are Mercury, Neptune, Saturn, Uranus and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Mars.

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Edward W. Howe said, If you don't learn to laugh at troubles, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.