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A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Hating people because of their color is wrong. And it doesn't matter which color does the hating. It's just plain wrong. -- Muhammad Ali

Other Notable Events for February 25

On this date in history:

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 ...

Notable Birthdays for February 25

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 ...

Astronomy

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2015 with 309 to follow.

The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury and Saturn. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Uranus and Venus.

A thought for the day

A thought for the day: Marian Anderson, in forgiving the Daughters of the American Revolution for withdrawing an invitation to perform because she was African-American, said, You lose a lot of time hating people.