A thought for the day: Elizabeth Barrett Browning wrote, A woman's always younger than a man of equal years.
In 1836, Mexican forces captured the Alamo in San Antonio, killing the last of 187 defenders who had held out in the fortified Texas mission for 13 days. Frontiersman Davy Crockett was among those killed on the final day.
In 1853, La Traviata ...
Those born on this date include:
- Italian painter and sculptor Michelangelo in 1475
- French dramatist Cyrano de Bergerac in 1619
- English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning in 1806
- Union Army Gen. Philip Sheridan in ...
Today is Thursday, March 6, the 65th day of 2014 with 300 to follow.
The moon is waxing. The morning stars are Mars, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn and Venus. The evening stars are Jupiter and Uranus.
On March 6th, 1836, the Battle of the Alamo ended with the surrender of the volunteers defending the fort.
A thought for the day: It is no use saying, 'We are doing our best.' You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary. -- Winston Churchill